MERCHANT E-SOLUTIONS LAUNCHES mPAYMENT SUITE

Merchant e-Solutions payment processing services has deployed new mobile payment apps with its “PayEverywhere” platform. Giving mobile merchants a secure way to accept all major cards, whether card-swiped or key-entered, “PayEverywhere” lets them see recent activity in a transaction log, check batch totals, and settle batches from their mobile device. They can also send email receipts, enjoy connectivity with Bluetooth printers and card readers, tip processing, the ability to create customer records, and establish recurring billing records. Transactions processed through these mobile apps will appear in a merchant’s “PayEverywhere” Virtual Terminal reporting, allowing extended management and reporting capabilities.

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Unisys FOrges Partnership with VSoft

Unisys Corporation payment solutions has forged agreements with VSoft Corporation process improvement solutions to offer remote deposit capture solutions for check truncation to financial institutions throughout Latin America. With this, Unisys will deliver VSoft’s suite of remote deposit capture solutions to enable organizations to capture, validate, process, archive and transmit check and document images from all points of presentment. The solutions help financial institutions accelerate internal processes, improve customer service and reduce paper traffic, eliminating the need for microfilm check reproductions. VSoft will provide its settlement and image exchange solutions to Unisys customers in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Peru.

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Bank of Internet USA Launches Enhanced mBanking

Bank of Internet USA enhanced mobile banking for customers, giving mobile phone account access through Text Message Banking and Mobile Web. Bank of Internet’s Text Message Banking allows customers a secure and convenient way to check account balances, view latest transactions, receive low balance alerts and make fund transfers, using text messages from anywhere, at anytime. Mobile Web provides customers secure access to account information and recent transactions, as well as the ability to make transactions and pay bills through a mobile phone’s web browser.

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Metro Bank Names New COO & Chief Risk Officer

Percival (Perc) B. Moser, III has joined Metro Bank as senior VP and COO while Lori A. Calhoun is to serve as senior VP and chief risk officer. Moser previously was an executive VP at TD Bank where he oversaw credit support operations. He also was a member of the National Clearinghouse Association board of directors and the Philadelphia International Bank board of directors and Banking Administration Institute’s cash management executive committee. Calhoun was senior VP and senior risk officer for PNC Financial Services Group and is a member of the Risk Management Association, the Association of International Product Marketing and Management and the American Marketing Association.

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Fifth Third EXTENDS MULTI-YEAR CONTRACT WITH COCARD

National Processing Company (NPC), a Fifth Third Processing Solutions has recently entered into a multi-year Independent Sales Organization (ISO) contract renewal with COCARD Marketing Group for the provision of debit and credit card processing services to merchants. Offering a collective approach and an unequaled exit strategy to their partners, COCARD Marketing Group, has charted a proven course to provide bank card professionals a way to achieve greater success by leveraging buying power and competitive pricing. COCARD recognizes the value of the combined capabilities and expertise that Fifth Third Processing Services Solutions and NPC bring to meeting the unique payment processing needs of experienced sales agents and ISOs.

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PCCW Teleservices Achieves PCI Compliance Level 1

PCCW Teleservices global outsourcing solutions has achieved Level 1 PCI DSS compliance, demonstrating its dedication to ensuring the highest possible data security in its solutions. PCCW Teleservices serves the business process outsourcing (BPO) needs of a diverse roster of clients across multiple vertical markets and every year handles millions of customer sales and support transactions, many of which include credit and debit card information.

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Cypherbridge Systems Announces Application Kit

Cypherbridge Systems has made available its “AK200 Design Kit” turnkey solution for secure payment transaction POS Terminals. Using TCP 802.11 or cellular wireless WAN, including power managed battery operated systems, the “AK200” client is integrated with a leading 3rd party payment clearing house that handles the credit card authorization and settlement. POS Terminals can be centrally managed to vary time-of-day or event rates, track usage patterns, increase operator revenue, plus deliver improved self-diagnostic alerts and field service.

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Mouser Wins NXP Distributor Award for POS

Mouser Electronics top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, won the NXP Semiconductors Distributor Award for POS Growth in 2011. The award was announced at NXP’s America’s Distribution Executive Conference in Sundance, Utah. NXP Semiconductors provides High Performance Mixed Signal and Standard Product solutions that leverage its leading RF, Analog, Power Management, Interface, Security, and Digital Processing expertise.

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EXPERT GROUP SIGNS 10 NEW ATM PLACEMENT AGREEMENTS

Expert Group announced that Expert Financing has signed an additional 10 new locations ATM placement agreement. The new placement is a mix of Hotels, Tourist designations and high traffic lounges all located in Miami, Florida. On track to double first quarter numbers of installations, Expert projections indicate one million transactions are within reach. Expert Group specializes in ATM placements.

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EXPERT GROUP SIGNS ATM MANAGEMENT SERVICE WITH CORD

Expert Group Expert Financing has signed an ATM outsourcing management agreement with Cord Financial Services. Highlighting ATM Replenishment Services in Florida, the agreements with Cord Financial Services signed a one-year contract to have Expert manage ATM’s in Miami Beach. The Florida based operator Expert Financing will provide support and first and second line maintenance for ATM machines and will manage technical support for unforeseen issues that might arise from operations. In addition, Expert will manage the ATMs cash replenishment services in association with Chase Bank.

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GearGost Partners Host Merchant to Process Cards Securely

GearHost has announced a new partnership agreement with credit card processing firm Host Merchant Services. The new partnership will allow GearHost to provide credit card payment processing services to its customers at ultra-competitive rates and to take advantage of Host Merchant Service’s industry leading customer service. Gear Host has now brought cloud hosting solutions to the masses, at a price that any business can afford. Gear Host cloud hosting is currently the most affordable and most powerful Windows cloud solution on the market. Merchant Services has partnered with a fast growing number of high profile web hosting companies to provide the ability to accept credit cards, affordably, securely, and reliably and the design of payment processing solutions which seamlessly improve profitability.

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