TransFirst Offers VeriFone EMV- and NFC-Capable Solutions

          TransFirst Offers VeriFone EMV- and NFC-Capable Solutions

PR Newswire

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., July 30, 2013

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TransFirst®, a leading provider
of transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies,
announces in conjunction with VeriFone Systems, Inc. (NYSE: PAY) that it now
offers its merchant customers the EMV- and NFC-capable VX 520 countertop
payment solution and VX 805 contactless PIN pad from VeriFone.


TransFirst has added the two payment systems to its portfolio of supported
systems after recently completing compatibility certification. "TransFirst is
committed to helping merchants keep pace with the exciting new developments in
payments," says John Shlonsky, TransFirst's president and CEO. "We're
extending our relationship with VeriFone to take advantage of these
tech-forward solutions that will help ensure merchants are able to adapt to
EMV requirements and take advantage of new NFC payment and mobile wallet

"We're eager to work with TransFirst in providing U.S. merchants a smooth
transition as the U.S. payment card industry adopts alternative payments and
adapts to the EMV standard that is now accepted virtually worldwide," says
Jennifer Miles, president of VeriFone Americas. "Merchants can select these
solutions secure in the knowledge that TransFirst is ready to help them with
their payment acceptance needs of today and tomorrow."

VeriFone's VX 520 is a reliable, rugged countertop device with a powerful
processor and expandable memory designed to handle processing of card payments
at lightning speeds. Integrated NFC capabilities support alternative payments
and value-added applications such as loyalty or gift card acceptance. The VX
805 is a convenient payment device that allows merchants to process a range of
transactions through multiple connectivity options and is ready for NFC mobile
commerce and EMV.

The VeriFone systems satisfy merchant needs for cutting-edge solutions as EMV
migration looms and consumer interest in mobile wallets and alternative
payments increases. Faster checkout speeds allow merchants to complete more
transactions and get consumers on their way more quickly.

About TransFirst (
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 can 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; Franklin,
Tennessee; and Cypress, California; and executive headquarters in Dallas,
Texas. Company-wide, TransFirst currently processes approximately $37 billion
in annual sales volume for approximately 200,000 merchants and financial
institution partners. For additional information, please call 800.745.2659 or

About VeriFone Systems, Inc. (
VeriFone Systems, Inc. ("VeriFone") (NYSE: PAY) is the global leader in secure
electronic payment solutions. VeriFone provides expertise, solutions and
services that add value to the point of sale with merchant-operated,
consumer-facing and self-service payment systems for the financial, retail,
hospitality, petroleum, government and healthcare vertical markets. VeriFone
solutions are designed to meet the needs of merchants, processors and
acquirers in developed and emerging economies worldwide.

SOURCE TransFirst

Contact: Brooke Sacrider, TransFirst, (214) 453-7711
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