Authorize.Net Payment Gateway Now Available in the United Kingdom
READING, England, May 2, 2013
READING, England, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Popular payment gateway now available for UK and European merchants processing
in Pounds Sterling, Euros and USD
Authorize.Net, the small business solution from CyberSource, a Visa Inc.
company (NYSE: V), today announced that small business merchants based in the
UK can now use Authorize.Net's popular payment platform to accept and manage
bank card transactions, fight fraud, store sensitive data and automate
"Authorize.Net is the recognised market leader in the U.S meeting the needs of
small business merchants and we are thrilled to now offer our solutions to
small businesses across the UK," stated Simon Stokes, managing director EMEA
at CyberSource. "With the addition of the Authorize.Net product suite,
CyberSource is now able to serve merchants of all sizes throughout the UK,
from home-based start-ups to the largest enterprise merchants. We are
delighted to offer Authorize.Net's solutions, which are so popular in the
United States, and we believe UK merchants will benefit greatly from
Authorize.Net's stability, ease of use, and award winning support."
Authorize.Net has been a pioneering provider of e-commerce payment services
since 1996. In the United States, Authorize.Net is a leading payment gateway
for merchants, resellers and developers alike, thanks to its reputation as a
secure and reliable platform for processing transactions 24 hours a day, seven
days a week. Currently over 380,000 merchants use Authorize.Net's services.
In addition to bank card processing, Authorize.Net provides merchants with
standard fraud prevention tools, a virtual terminal and a website payments
seal. Authorize.Net also offers a number of low-cost, value-adding services
designed to assist merchants with managing their businesses. These services
*Recurring Billing - For merchants who process subscriptions or other
payments on a recurring basis.
*Advanced Fraud Detection - A suite of fully customisable filters designed
to recognise and report fraudulent transactions.
*Secure Data Storage- Allows merchants to store sensitive payment data on
Authorize.Net's secure servers, potentially simplifying compliance with
industry requirements and increasing overall payment security.
Additionally, for four years running, Authorize.Net's free customer support
has received the Ace Award for Customer Service Excellence from the market
research firm MarketTools.
The Authorize.Net Developer Center ( http://developer.authorize.net ) provides
developers around the world with comprehensive resources for adding payment
functionality to their client's solutions and applications. The Developer
Center provides access to integration guides, sample code, testing tools and
community forums. Information on how developers can market their solutions
using the Authorize.Net affiliate and certification programs is also
Notes to Editors:
Authorize.Net provides simple pricing options depending on the needs of your
business and the currencies you need to accept. Additional information is
available at http://www.authorize.net/uk or by calling +44 (0) 203 564 4843.
CyberSource Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Visa Inc., is a payment
management company. More than 400,000 businesses worldwide use CyberSource and
Authorize.Net brand solutions to process online payments, streamline fraud
management and simplify payment security. The company is headquartered in
Foster City, California, and maintains offices throughout the world, with
regional headquarters in Singapore, Tokyo, Miami, Sao Paulo and Reading, U.K.
CyberSource operates in Europe under agreement with Visa Europe. For more
information, please visit http://www.cybersource.com .
About Visa Inc.
Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers,
businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries
and territories to fast, secure and reliable electronic payments. We operate
one of the world's most advanced processing networks-VisaNet-that is capable
of handling more than 24,000 transaction messages a second, with fraud
protection for consumers and assured payment for merchants. Visa is not a bank
and does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers.
Visa's innovations, however, enable its financial institution customers to
offer consumers more choices: pay now with debit, ahead of time with prepaid
or later with credit products. For more information, visit corporate.visa.com
F or further information contact:
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