Trintech Group PLC announced that Urmet Group has joined the Trintech PayWare Partner Program for the distribution, integration and deployment of Trintech’s secure ePayment solutions for physical, Internet and mobile commerce in Italy.
The Urmet Group is partnering with Trintech to provide its blue-chip financial sector customer base with secure eCommerce solutions. Urmet has extensive expertise in the EFT/POS market in Italy, including credit, debit and chip technology, and will be able to use that knowledge to offer Italian financial institutions payment solutions for the physical and virtual world based on Trintech technologies.
As a certified member of Trintech’s PayWare Partner Program, Urmet can now offer its customers Trintech’s range of eCommerce solutions, including PayWare mAccess, Trintech’s server product for mobile commerce (mCommerce); PayWare eIssuer, Trintech’s virtual credit card solution; PayWare eAcquirer, Trintech’s Internet payment gateway technology; and PayWare eStores, the payment engine for online merchants.
“It is our objective to provide our customers with secure payment solutions for eCommerce,” says Massimo Mondardini, president at Urmet Group. “We chose Trintech as our payment technology partner as we feel their technology provides the most innovative and secure ePayment solutions available. Trintech allows us to provide flexible payment solutions for both the Internet and the emerging mobile commerce market.”
The Trintech PayWare Partner Program aims to develop a global network of strategic partners by targeting system integrators, consultants, distributors, value-added resellers and solution developers. The program targets consultants, resellers, distributors and system integrators who, with Trintech’s PayWare technology, can payment enable eMerchants, ISPs, CSPs and dot.com corporations.
“We are delighted to welcome Urmet to Trintech’s expanding PayWare Partner Program,” says John Harte, EVP global sales, marketing and services at Trintech. “We see Italy as a market that will experience much development in terms of eCommerce infrastructure. Key to this infrastructure is the ability to provide ePayment requirements and end-to-end ePayment solutions. We look forward to working closely with Urmet to provide such solutions.”
Urmet is one of the most advanced Italian producers in the telecommunications field and also one of the richest in history and experience. The company’s know-how and expertise has enabled the successful introduction of the most sophisticated electronic hardware and software technology into exchanges and terminals. The Urmet Group has a strong presence in Italy, with factories in the north and center and a widespread commercial presence over the whole territory. Abroad, Urmet is present with productive and commercial associated companies in many European, Latin American and Far Eastern countries. One of the Urmet Group Companies is Urmet Domus, one of the European leaders in Video house phones, Access Control and Building Automation. Urmet Domus is acting all over in the European region with factories and commercial offices.
Trintech Group PLC also announced Wednesday that Selesta Gestione Centri Applications, a Selesta Group company, has joined the Trintech PayWare Partner Program as a direct distributor of Trintech’s ePayment solutions for physical, virtual and mobile commerce in Italy.
Selesta G.C. Applications provides innovative information technology solutions to their customer base focusing on both the hardware and software sides of a customer’s requirements. Selesta G.C. Applications will be marketing and selling Trintech’s range of electronic payment systems as part of their eCommerce solutions offering. The company also provides systems integration expertise and local support for Trintech’s payment solutions in the Italian market.
As part of the PayWare Partner Program, Selesta G.C. Applications will be licensed to distribute Trintech’s range of eCommerce solutions, including PayWare mAccess, Trintech’s server-based product for mCommerce; PayWare eIssuer, Trintech’s virtual credit card solution; PayWare eAcquirer, Trintech’s Internet payment gateway technology; and PayWare eStores, the payment engine for online merchants.
“We are dedicated to supplying our customers with innovative solutions that meet their technology and business requirements,” says Paolo Sferlazza, COO at Selesta G.C. Applications. “By partnering with Trintech, we now have the technology necessary to address a fundamental aspect of eCommerce – secure payment. Together, Trintech and Selesta G.C. Applications can deliver electronic payment solutions that are critical to success of Italy’s eCommerce and mCommerce marketplaces.”
“As the Italian eCommerce and mCommerce markets continue rapid expansion we are very excited to be partnering with Selesta G.C. Applications,” says John Harte, EVP of global sales, marketing and services at Trintech. “Based on their IT solutions and integration strengths, Selesta is an ideal complement to Trintech’s strategy to provide comprehensive end-to-end electronic payment solutions in Italy.”
The Trintech PayWare Partner Program aims to develop a global network of strategic partners by targeting system integrators, consultants, distributors, value-added resellers and solution developers. The program targets consultants, resellers, distributors and system integrators who, with Trintech’s PayWare technology, can payment enable eMerchants, ISPs, CSPs and dot-com corporations.
Selesta Gestione Centri Applications is a company of Selesta Group: a group of highly specialized information technology companies established in January 1981 which now employs more than 400 people in 7 offices in various parts of Italy as well as branch offices in Spain, Mexico and Argentina. The company had a total turnover of 158 billion lire in 1999. Selesta Gestione Centri Applications set out working mainly in MVS mainframe environments and expanded from there to include the world of open systems and Internet. Today, they provide software systems especially designed to deal with heterogeneous information systems, backed up with specialized assistance and support in the development of specific technological projects. Selesta Gestione Centri Applications has worked with more than 200 customers over the years, and has grown to be much more than a supplier of software products at the forefront of technology: Selesta Gestione Centri Applications can now supply true “Enterprise” solutions. The philosophy of the company centers around the concept of dedication: we aim to supply. Visit Selesta G.C. Applications at [http://www.se lesta.it/International/gcapplications/index.htm].
Trintech Group PLC is a leading provider of secure electronic payment infrastructure solutions for real world, Internet and wireless transactions. The company, which was founded in 1987, offers a complete range of payment software products for credit, debit, commercial and procurement card applications. Trintech’s secure product range is deployed in over 35 countries worldwide and cover the payment requirements of consumers, card issuing banks, merchant acquiring institutions, merchants, eMerchants, telcos, wireless operators, ISPs/CSPs, Portals and large corporations. Trintech’s range of scalable, open systems architecture solutions for UNIXÂ® and Windows NT? platforms covers consumer, merchant and financial institution requirements for all card-based payments, including e-commerce and the emerging world of mobile commerce. Trintech can be contacted in the U.S. at 2755 Campus Drive, San Mateo, CA 94403 (Tel: 650-227-7000) and in Ireland at Trintech Building, South County Business Park, Leopardstown, Dublin 18 (Tel: 353-1-207-4000). Trintech can be reached on the Web at [http://www.trintech.com]. Investor information can be found at [www.trintech.com/investor].