Market Insight
Client Voices: Opportunities and challenges in Middle East and North Africa

An interview with Alaeddin Elmajed, Payment Manager at HyperPay HyperPay – a Gate2play product – launched in 2013, and is the fastest growing payment gateway in the Middle East and North Africa region. Providing a range of processing services that help businesses sell online and offline, HyperPay delivers the region’s leading payment gateway, enabled by [...]

Tips for payment service providers: COPYandPAY channel dispatching

As globally-oriented merchants expand into new markets, payment providers need to not only offer comprehensive payment services and alternative payment methods, but also effectively manage these channels.   In a previous blog, PAY.ON Key Account Manager Rob Lemmen outlined some useful advice for easy merchant onboarding, utilizing the flexible entity structure of PAY.ON’s Business Intelligence [...]

COPYandPAY channel dispatching
Inside PAY.ON
Strong growth in transaction volumes for PAY.ON as Black Friday and Cyber Monday kick off the holiday shopping season

On Black Friday (November 28th), the day that traditionally marks the start of the holiday shopping season in the US, PAY.ON’s total transaction volume was 43% higher than on the same day last year, while Cyber Monday (December 1st) saw a 38% YoY (year on year) increase. While Cyber Monday is the day more directly [...]

PAY.ON records big jump in transaction volumes on Black Friday and Cyber Monday
Market Insight
PCI DSS 3.0: Changes to penetration testing requirements for merchants

PCI DSS 3.0 will come into effect in January 2015, following which all players in the payment chain must comply with the updated requirements and security assessment procedures.   In a recent blog post we outlined how PCI DSS 3.0 will impact merchants using widget based payment pages. Under the new requirements, many merchants who [...]

PCI DSS 3.0 penetration testing
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IT resilience: Handling heavy traffic on Cyber Monday with an active-active data center setup

Cyber Monday, the eCommerce equivalent of Black Friday, can mean big revenues for retail merchants as the holiday shopping season kicks into high gear. But opportunity also brings challenges for merchants. For example, in 2013, the ten days with the most CNP fraud all happened in November, peaking on Cyber Monday. However activation of suitable [...]

redundent active-active data center setup
Tips for payment service providers: Easy merchant onboarding

As globally-oriented merchants seek to extend their market reach, it puts pressure on payment service providers to not only offer a comprehensive range of payment services, but also to onboard merchants and get them processing transactions as quickly as possible. In today’s competitive environment, time is critical.   It’s important to us at PAY.ON that [...]

Easy Merchant Onboarding
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How do cloud-based solutions add value for payment service providers?

In a recent blog post we highlighted some of the reasons for the rise of payment Platform as a Service (PaaS), specifically the cost-efficiency, flexibility and reliability that are offered by cloud-based payment PaaS infrastructure. A PaaS model allows payment service providers to focus on their core business – serving their customers – while effectively [...]

Payment Platform as a Service
Inside PAY.ON
Leaving Las Vegas: Money20/20 recap

Money20/20 is done and dusted for another year, and as expected each day was packed with insightful sessions and thought-provoking keynotes. For the PAY.ON team who attended, there were also dozens of meetings – both scheduled and spontaneous – with clients, prospects, and partners. We also made time to walk the exhibit hall, which is [...]

Money20/20 recap
Money20/20 recap
PCI DSS 3.0: Reducing SAQ A requirements for payment widgets such as COPYandPAY

The PCI Security Standards Council has released an updated version of their requirements and security assessment procedures, which will take effect in January 2015. After this date, all players in the payment chain will need to certify and comply with Version 3.0 requirements.   Over recent months PAY.ON has been working hard on incorporating the [...]

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What to watch for at Money20/20: Perspectives from PAY.ON and allpago international

In just a few days, payment industry professionals from around the world will arrive in Las Vegas for the third edition of Money20/20. It’s one of the biggest events on the calendar for  PAY.ON, who opened a North American subsidiary in March 2014, and an opportunity to meet with and strengthen relationships with key partners [...]

Money20/20: Perspectives from PAY.ON and allpago international