Toronto-based GreenCoinX has formed an Advisory Board to assist in the further development of GreenCoinX, the world’s first identifiable crypto currency. GreenCoinX identifies users and facilitates the collection of user defined optional taxes by worldwide governments.
Ultra Communications and Realex Payments are teaming up to demonstrate the live Ultra Cloud-based contact centre with PCI DSS compliant payment handling and full performance monitoring capabilities. The live demonstration, called ‘Ultra Live’, will showcase Inbound call management; automated dialling, including predictive, preview and power/progressive; PCI compliant payment handling; Contact recording; and Realex “RealControl.” As well as the Ultra Live demonstration, Ultra and Realex Payments consultants will be on hand at stand E20 to show visitors how to transition to the latest Cloud-based contact centre services and implement PCI solutions more effectively.
Phoenix Managed Networks payment network is set to launch its “PaySecure” service designed to improve merchant payment security and compliance at the Electronic Transaction Association (ETA) annual conference. Merchants benefit from a fully managed firewall service featuring the Mako 6500 router, which assists merchants with simplified PCI accreditation, fast deployment and management of a host of in-store data applications through its intuitively simple usability. PaySecure represents an added value service that can be white labeled as part of their own offering. The Mako Networks leadership team will demonstrate the benefits of the Phoenix-Mako partnership.
Ultra Communications (Ultra), one of the market leaders in network telephony and network contact centre solutions has this week announced a partnership with Realex Payments, a move that will see the payment gateway’s PCI compliant payment solutions made available to a wide range of businesses working with and operating contact centres with Ultra Communications software.…
Mako Networks, a cloud-based network management company, and Phoenix Managed Networks, a payment network services provider, have announced an international agreement to provide a new solution called PaySecure to simplify payment security and compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). Under the terms of the multimillion dollar agreement, Mako will provide…
Transactor Global Solutions Limited (TGSL), the market leader in modern .Net insurance technology solutions, has this week announced a partnership with Realex Payments that will see the payment gateway’s tailored solutions made available to a wide range of businesses working with TGSL. In 2011, Realex processed GBP1 billion worth of insurance sector transactions globally. Realex Payments is currently working with thousands of businesses to help them achieve secure card storage in a PCI DSS compliant environment, maintenance of up to date card details for recurring payment, multi-channel processing, and expansion in to new markets and increasing conversion rates around renewals.
Cashzone independent ATM providers forged a partnership agreement with the National Federation of Retail Newsagents to provide its 16,500 members with both free-to-use and surcharging ATMs services. Cashzone will operate a dedicated NFRN Customer Service Centre, providing members who are considering or reviewing ATMs with viability and site surveys, footfall and revenue forecasts, competitor analysis and helpful consultancy on choosing fully managed or self-fill options. With an estate of over 6,000 cash machines across the UK, Cashzone is well placed to givve NFRN members the highest advocacy in key issues such as security of cash on-site, cash recycling (reducing bank charges), in-store spatial optimisation, footfall and related store spending forecasts.
Diebold hired Alex Brown to fill the role of vice president, corporate strategy and development and promoted Scott M. Angelo to vice president and chief information officer. Angelo will oversee operations of Diebold’s global information technology organization and its information and global risk and security operations. Angelo most recently served as vice president and chief security officer at Diebold, where he joined in 2006 as vice president and chief information security officer after having served as a military intelligence officer in the U.S. Army Reserve from 1986 through 2001. He received a bachelor’s degree in criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree in information systems from George Washington University in Washington D.C., and a master’s degree in business administration from Case Western Reserve University. Brown most recently served as a partner at Marakon, an executive management consulting firm based in Chicago. Brown holds a master’s degree in business administration from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., and a bachelor’s degree in international relations from the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y.
Phoenix Managed Networks POS has inked agreements with UK-based InTechnology IT service providers for plastic card transaction delivery. This lets Phoenix use InTechnology’s next generation infrastructure to provide highly reliable and cost-effective data communications services for transaction-based applications to retailers and financial institutions. It also marks Phoenix Managed Networks’ first initiative to penetrate the European market.
ControlScan PCI compliance solutions for small- to mid-sized merchants announced a successful 2010, during which it saw a significant increase in Level 4 merchant engagement thanks to acquirer and ISO relations having grown to more than 85. With this, its available merchant base has grown more than 650,000 over the past year. ControlScan released its PA-DSS compliance program in 3Q/10 while its 2H/10 met the significant changes to the PCI Approved Scanning Vendor guidelines mandated by the PCI Security Standards Council by enhancing its scanning solution. To keep up, ControlScan nearly doubled its employee headcount and in 4Q/10 gained industry insight on the perception of data security, awareness of PCI compliance and the steps they take to protect sensitive information.
Phoenix Managed Networks has signed multi-year agreements with Cardtronics to deliver ATM and Kiosk
transactions to Cardtronics datacenters over Pits PCI-certified and encrypted network. With this, ATMs will
have access to the Phoenix Network via 1-8XX dial throughout the United States. Phoenix Managed
Networks will provide protocol and communications conversion services for legacy devices for next-
generation technology to Cardtronics’ installed terminal and ATM base; end-to-end encryption; risk
management; card security and management information and reporting. Phoenix Managed Networks a fully
encrypted payment network in North America and Europe for transaction communications services to
financial institutions, payment acquirers, ISOs and merchants in the United States, Canada, Europe and the
Hypercom and The McDonnell Group have entered into a
joint venture, “Phoenix Managed Networks,” to equip payment
processors, banks and retailers with
cost-effective data communications services for transaction-based
Under the JV, Phoenix Managed Networks has
acquired and will operate Hypercomâs “HBNet” secure transaction transport
Thirteen HBNET network operators and staff have transitioned to the
joint venture. While financial details will remain undisclosed, The
McDonnell Group has acquired a majority interest in the partnership
and will be responsible for its day-to-day operations. Hypercom remains
a significant shareholder in the business. Phoenix Managed Networks
utilizes Hypercomâs HBNet network to speed the authorization and
processing of electronic transactions for retail point-of-sale,
financial, government, health care and other customers in dial, wireless
and IP POS markets. In addition, the company will utilize Hypercomâs
SmartPay gateway technology to support wireless and IP-initiated