Payments Platforms; Models and Vendors – Independent In-Depth Report

Are you seeking to stay ahead in the ever-evolving landscape of payment platforms? Look no further. We’re excited to introduce our comprehensive Platforms Comparison Report, designed to equip your business with the insights needed to make informed decisions and propel your payment strategy to new

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Payments Operational Costs Down while Maintaining Robustness

Everyone wants robustness and lowest operational cost. In the very short term this is hard to achieve, but since this is not just a short term challenge now, then it is crucial to evaluate new partners who can augment BAU with new revenue streams and

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Another acquisition in the world of payments – ACI adds Distra to its portfolio

ACI Worldwide today announced that they have acquired Australia based payments software provider Distra Pty Ltd for a sum of USD $48.75 million in cash. This is ACI’s second big acquisition in the market this year after completing a deal with S1 Corporation back in

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Has the disruptive change created a perfect storm for Processors?

In our estimation there are somewhere in the region of 700 banks looking to change their payments infrastructure. This change has been driven by the M&A activity of banks, processors and payments vendors, leading payments solutions attracting “maturity” status and the pace of innovation within

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The challengers have arrived

For the last 30 years the payments acquiring market has been dominated by three products: BASE24, Postilion and Connex and the suppliers behind them (ACI, S1 and FIS). However the times are changing and for these vendors is it tanks on the lawn time? Following

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Disruptive Change in the Payments Industry

For many years the payments industry has been largely stable and predictable; today the industry is changing at a pace never seen before. Historically industries such as Telecoms and Automotive have experienced very similar change described as “The Disruptive Change Cycle”. Essentially the dynamics of

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