Leading Italian Outsource Provider Selects ACI Worldwide's Card and Merchant Management System to Issue Prepaid Cards
NEW YORK, June 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ACI Worldwide (ACIW) (Nasdaq:ACIW), a leading international provider of payment systems, announced today that Engineering, a leading Italian systems integrator and outsourcing provider, has expanded its relationship with ACI to support a new contract for issuing up to one million prepaid cards for online commerce.
Engineering has been a long-time ACI customer, using ACI Issuer" and ACI Interchange " to issue credit cards and provide processing services. ACI Issuer provides financial institutions with a single platform for issuing and supporting credit, debit, pre-paid and corporate cards. With this latest agreement, Engineering now plans to leverage ACI Issuer and ACI Interchange on the UNIX platform, enabling them to issue prepaid cards to new customers in a cost-effective manner.
"ACI Issuer on UNIX allows us to provide a cost effective platform to expand our processing services into prepaid," said Paolo Olivieri, project manager, Engineering. "We have years of experience with Issuer in a mainframe environment, so we felt very comfortable moving to UNIX as a new platform. I am sure that the tremendous success we have experienced will continue and the new system will allow us to support new customers and control our operating expenses."
"ACI is pleased to be able to build from our previous success with Engineering as they expand their offerings and grow their business in the exciting market of online commerce," said Paul Thomalla, Managing Director, EMEA, ACI Worldwide.
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ACI Worldwide powers electronic payments and banking for more than 1,650 financial institutions, retailers and processors around the world.ACI software enables $12 trillion in payments each day, processing transactions for 14 of the leading global retailers, and 24 of the world's 25 largest banks.Through our integrated suite of software products and hosted services, we deliver a broad range of solutions for payments processing, card and merchant management, online banking, mobile, branch and voice banking, fraud detection, and trade finance.To learn more about ACI and the reasons why our solutions are trusted globally, please visit www.aciworldwide.com . You can also find us at www.paymentsinsights.com or on Twitter @ACI_Worldwide .
Engineering is a global player and Italy's largest systems integration group and among the first 10 in Europe, a leader in the provision of complete integrated services throughout the software value chain: design, development, outsourcing services, products and proprietary vertical solutions, IT and strategy consultancy, tailored to the business models of our clients in all markets. The Group counts about 6.400 employees in 43 branch offices distributed throughout the Italian territory, EU Zone, and Latin America. www.eng.it
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