|[January 10, 2014]
Starmount Partners with Ingenico and Servebase to Provide an End-to-End Solution for EMV Payments
AUSTIN, Texas --(Business Wire)--
Starmount today announced that it has partnered with Servebase and
Ingenico to enable the company to deliver complete end-to-end solutions
that meet all requirements for EMV (Europay, Mastercard, Visa) payments.
The partnerships underscore Starmount's leadership role in the
transition to EMV and chip and pin technologies and will enable
Starmount to deploy its solutions for mobile selling and omni-channel
customer engagement in the UK and Europe. The end-to-end EMV solution
also ensures that Starmount's U.S. customers are "future-proofed" for
Visa's October 2015 liability shift, which will require U.S. retailers
to accept EMV chip transactions or else assume liability for fraudulent
Starmount's solutions have already been certified for Ingenico's EMV
chip and pin-ready devices, and Starmount is now incorporating
Servebase's EMV payment processing technology into its offerings as well.
"Starmount is pleased to introduce an end-to-end EMV solution as we
begin to focus on the UK and European markets and accelerate the
company's growth," said Greg Davis, vice president, product management,
Starmount. "By partnering with Servebase and Ingenico, Starmount is
aligning ourselves with best-in-class providers of payments solutions
with extensive experience in global markets."
"We are pleased to partner with Starmount in bringing innovative and
secure EMV-ready mobile payment solutions to the U.S. retailers," said
Rod Hometh, vice president of market development at Ingenico, North
America. "Our joint offer will help retailers engage with their
customers across channels by delivering a more personalized shoppers'
"The US shift to EMV is one of the most exciting developments in the
payments industry since the advent of mobile POS, and the partnership
with Starmount is an important step in ensuring that retailers are fully
compliant," said Melissa Law, product marketing director, Servebase.
Strmount will demonstrate its end-to-end EMV solutions, as well as the
new releases of Starmount Connect and Starmount Engage, at the NRF2014
BIG Show next week at booth #3955 of the Javits Convention Center.
About Ingenico (ING)
Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING) is a leading provider of payment
solutions, with over 20 million terminals deployed in more than 125
countries. Its 4,500 employees worldwide support retailers, banks and
service providers to optimize and secure their electronic payments
solutions, develop their offer of services and increase their point of
sale revenue. For more information, follow us on @IngenicoNA and visit www.ingenico.us
Servebase Global Multi-Channel Payments is one of the leading providers
in the payment processing industry, offering a range of high performance
and tailor-made solutions covering almost every industry and market
sector. Servebase has the ability to supply processing solutions for
some of the most demanding of environments, including systems that
provide multi-channel operations such as a combination of point of sale,
mail order, and e-commerce; working across multiple territories.
Servebase offers the latest in advanced industry secure solutions,
including a PCI (News - Alert)-DSS level 1 hosted payment processing service as well as
providing PA-DSS compliant software for Chip and PIN processing, thus
alleviating merchants' risk of hosting customer payment data. For more
information visit www.servebase.com
Starmount software solutions bring the richness of the Web and the power
of mobile into the store, where retailers can create more personalized,
relevant and dynamic interactions with customers. From mobile selling
and cross-channel engagement platforms to digital signage, our retail
solutions transform the store environment into a more connected,
engaging shopping experience. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Starmount
works with a diverse client base of leading retailers around the world,
such as Pep Boys, Urban Outfitters and Home Depot. For more information,
read the Starmount Blog at www.starmountshare.com,
and follow on Twitter (News - Alert) at www.twitter.com/starmountretail.
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