CardinalCommerce Corporation and TransFirst® Enter Strategic Alliance TransFirst to Leverage Cardinal’s Proprietary Platforms
Cleveland, Ohio and Hauppauge, New York - May 29, 2012 - CardinalCommerce
Corporation, the world-leader in enabling remote commerce (internet, mobile, etc.), and
TransFirst®, a leading provider of secure transaction processing services and payment
enabling technologies, have entered a strategic alliance allowing TransFirst to leverage
Cardinal’s proprietary platforms.
Through this collaboration, TransFirst will integrate Cardinal’s proprietary platforms for
eCommerce and mobile commerce, Cardinal Centinel® and Cardinal MAX™. Centinel
will enable TransFirst to offer their merchant customers 3-D Secure™; Verified by Visa,
MasterCard® SecureCode™ and American Express SafeKey®, along with over 100
alternative payment brands and methods. MAX will enable mobile marketing and loyalty
services as well as mobile site optimization for TransFirst merchants.
“This relationship will allow TransFirst to leverage Cardinal’s proprietary platforms and
offer our merchant customers eCommerce and mobile commerce solutions to facilitate
key components of our Multi-Channel commerce solution, increase sales and enhance
our customer satisfaction. We view Multi-Channel commerce as the new sales model
enabling consumers to make purchases anytime, anywhere, anyway. Our teaming up
with CardinalCommerce will enable brick and mortar, eCommerce, and mCommerce
initiated sales to be managed through a single platform using one merchant account. It
will also give the consumer a choice of which payment instrument to use across all sales
venues,” said Craig Tieken, Director of Product for TransFirst.
Colt McCutcheon, Cardinal’s Vice President, Global Sales, added “Cardinal is pleased to
be an ally of TransFirst, a leader in electronic payments. We take pride in enabling
merchants to expand their business, protect transactions by enabling payment brands,
coupons and loyalty programs, and enter the exciting world of mobile commerce.”
CardinalCommerce has been a pioneer in the remote payments industry since 1999 and
is a branded global leader in enabling authenticated payment transactions in the
electronic commerce and remote commerce markets.
Cardinal’s SaaS software platforms for merchants, banks, processors and transaction
supply chain providers create friction-free interoperability among otherwise disparate
and incompatible operating systems. Cardinal’s platforms enable technology-neutral
authentication across a wide range of applications. The Company’s proprietary, patented
solutions easily facilitate the addition of new technology for remote distribution channels
through a single connection. This allows merchants to securely accept payments from
the entire financial transaction ecosystem.
CardinalCommerce Corporation | 6119 Heisley Road, Mentor, OH 44060
Tel: (877) 352.8444 | Fax: (440) 352.1646 | www.CardinalCommerce.com
The universe of payments spans from traditional credit and debit card brands like
MasterCard and Visa, to established and emerging alternative payment brands like
PayPal, Green Dot, and Alipay. In accommodating this growing number of payment
brands and methods, and these technology and authentication approaches within legacy
infrastructure, Cardinal’s platforms serve as universal switches, supporting virtually all
merchant platforms, wallets, processing systems and authentication methodologies.
CardinalCommerce is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio and services a worldwide
Customer base from facilities in the United States, Europe and Africa. For more
information, visit www.cardinalcommerce.com.
Vice President, Merchant Services
A leading provider of secure transaction processing services and payment enabling
technologies, TransFirst offers innovative products and services designed with financial
institution, independent sales organization, healthcare, e-commerce, government and
merchant customers’ unique needs in mind. By collaborating with our customers and
utilizing strong industry knowledge, we help them grow their businesses. Founded in
1995, TransFirst continues to attain significant market share and world-class expertise in
growing and profitable industry segments. Built on a platform of personal service,
customer commitment and flexible pricing, TransFirst is headquartered in Hauppauge,
New York, and has operations facilities in Aurora, Colorado; Broomfield, Colorado;
Omaha, Nebraska; Overland Park, Kansas; Arlington, Virginia; Nashville, Tennessee;
Cypress, California; and executive headquarters in Dallas, Texas. Company-wide,
TransFirst currently processes approximately $30 billion in annual sales volume more
than 175,000 merchants and financial institution partners. For additional information,
please call 800.745.2659 or visit www.TransFirst.com.