National Processing Company Markets Hypercom’s Optimum M4230 Mobile Payment Terminal

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 23, 2010 (AllPayNews) – Hypercom Corporation (NYSE: HYC) announced today that National Processing Company (NPC), one of the nation’s largest acquirers exclusively focused on the merchant processing market, has Class A certified Hypercom’s Optimum M4230 mobile payment terminal. The certification opens an important sales channel for Hypercom’s device through NPC’s large customer base.

“The Optimum M4230 is truly in a class by itself with a feature set that many of our customers have been asking for and a price point that merchants are comfortable with,” said Chris Lee, Senior Vice President.

“NPC’s rollout of the M4230 brings critical mobility, speed and security to merchants nationwide,” said Heidi Goff, President and Managing Director, The Americas, Hypercom Corporation. “With the M4230, NPC brings merchants a sensible and reliable product they can use with complete confidence to grow their business.”

The high-performance, PCI-PED-approved M4230 features long-range GPRS with dial back-up, the industry's top security certification, 32-bit multi-application processing for maximum transaction speed and 24MB memory that is two to three times larger than similar products to accommodate value-added applications such as check services.

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About National Processing Company (

Based in Louisville, Kentucky, NPC is the largest provider of payment processing services exclusively focused on the merchant processing market. NPC provides a wide range of payment processing services, from point-of-sale credit card processing to integrated e-commerce solutions. The company processes for small and mid-sized businesses throughout the United States.

About Hypercom (

Global payment technology leader Hypercom Corporation delivers a full suite of high security, end-to-end electronic payment products, software solutions and services. The Company's solutions address the high security electronic transaction needs of banks and other financial institutions, processors, large scale retailers, smaller merchants, quick service restaurants, and users in the transportation, petroleum, healthcare, prepaid, self-service and many other markets. Hypercom solutions enable businesses in more than 100 countries to securely expand their revenues and profits. Hypercom is a founding member of the Secure POS Vendor Alliance (SPVA) and is the second largest provider of electronic payment solutions and services in Western Europe and third largest provider globally.