ISTS Worldwide and Apriva Announce Technology Solutions Partnership Through Mobile Payments
FREMONT, Calif., Apr 12, 2010 (AllPayNews) -- ISTS Worldwide Inc. and Apriva today announced a technology partnership to provide cross-platform mobile payment solutions for the Apriva platform. ISTS has partnered with Apriva to offer technology development services, providing end to end software integration capabilities.
"We are very excited to partner and delivery innovative solutions on the Apriva platforms. This is in line with our philosophy to work closely and partner with our customers so we can grow with them and along the way provide cost-effective and cutting edge payment solutions around their core platforms. Mobile is quickly becoming a key area of focus for our customers and aligns perfectly with our philosophy of being able to build pervasive payments solutions for handling transactions from anywhere to anywhere, through any medium," said Viren Rana, CEO of ISTS Worldwide, Inc.
"One of the biggest challenges facing merchants is the need to provide flexible payment options that allow consumers to pay for goods and services in the manner most convenient for them," said Bill Clark Executive Vice President and GM North America for Apriva Point of Sale. "Apriva's relationship with ISTS enables our customers to quickly deliver mobile payment processing applications across multiple platforms, using secure, cost-effective and compelling solutions that meet these evolving dynamics."
ISTS and Apriva also plan to partner to bring innovation in the world of consumer payments, providing value added technology solutions in varied acquiring and processing environments for Apriva's customers.
About ISTS Worldwide, Inc.
ISTS Worldwide (www.istsinc.com) is a domain driven - end to end IT consulting and services organization, providing custom development, integration and global execution capabilities for the retail-payments industry. Its capabilities span around the following areas: POS, Payment terminals, Acquiring systems, Issuing and Card management systems, Payment switches, loyalty, mobile payments and ecommerce. Building on the traction we see in mobile payments, ISTS has full development environment and capability for different mobile handset devices and platforms, including iPhone, J2ME, Android and Blackberry.
Founded in 1999, Apriva is the leading provider of end-to-end wireless transactions and secure information messaging solutions that meet the exacting security and reliability requirements of financial services providers, government entities, and public service sectors. Through its two operating groups, Apriva Point of Sale (POS) and Apriva Information Security Solutions (ISS), the company offers customers fully-managed, end-to-end, security solutions that incorporate hardware, software, network infrastructure and management tools. The company recently introduced two mobile payment solutions to address the growing demand for mobile card processing solutions. AprivaPay(TM) is a web-based solution that allows merchants to process card payments using their existing mobile phone. AprivaPay Professional(TM) is a fully-functional payment processing application that is downloaded onto smartphones. Both AprivaPay and AprivaPay professional leverage AprivaTalk(TM), a proprietary transactional processing technology that considered significantly more efficient and secure than competing SSL technology.
SOURCE: ISTS Worldwide Inc.