ACI Worldwide and Integrated Research Bring Mobility to Payments Monitoring

  ACI Worldwide and Integrated Research Bring Mobility to Payments Monitoring

  Joint offering provides financial institutions with real-time performance
                  management and proactive business insights

Business Wire

NAPLES, Fla. -- January 29, 2014

ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading international provider of electronic
payment and banking systems, and Integrated Research (ASX: IRI), a leading
provider of proactive performance management software, today announced the
availability of Prognosis 10 for Payments. Developed by Integrated Research,
Prognosis 10 powers ACI Payments Service Management to deliver completely
integrated performance management for ACI payments and fraud management
environments.

Cloud-enabled Prognosis 10, the next generation of this flagship payment
service management solution, provides new options for in-depth monitoring and
analysis of transactions, applications, IT infrastructure and payment devices
to deliver deep business intelligence. New capabilities include:

  *Mobile Access: an innovative HTML5 user experience designed to provide
    secure anytime, anywhere access to real-time performance management from
    any tablet or mobile device
  *Powerful reporting: an intelligent 360⁰ view across the entire payments
    ecosystem with real-time analytics and historical reporting
  *Business Insight: the real-time business insight to understand and react
    immediately to potential issues

“Prognosis 10 is a major new release in our leading payments solutions line.
Organizations across the globe have come to rely on Prognosis to help them
minimize costly outages, enhance fraud protection and cut the cost of
productivity downtime that can damage both bottom line and reputation,” said
Darc Rasmussen, CEO, Integrated Research. “ACI has a global footprint and
leading position in the payments marketplace and we’re excited to bring this
latest release to their broad customer base. Together, we’re delivering
complete and integrated performance management solutions.”

Designed to support the needs of issuer, acquirer, processor, retailer and
fraud management environments, Prognosis 10 provides real-time business
insight across multiple delivery channels, payment types and devices including
mobile, online, POS and ATM. This real-time insight results in visibility to
business-impacting events, as well as historical analysis that can be used to
identify and evaluate new service offerings. Prognosis 10’s new mobile
capabilities extend remote access to employees on the move giving them
real-time data on their environments.

“The payments industry is undergoing a dramatic shift. The critical nature of
payments monitoring coupled with the growing need for financial institutions
to have anytime, anywhere access to real-time data makes Prognosis 10 the
logical choice for system health monitoring, reporting and insight,” said
William Proctor, vice president and product line manager, ACI Worldwide. “Our
long-standing partnership with Integrated Research gives our payment and fraud
customers the industry’s most comprehensive options for real-time transaction
and system monitoring.”

About Integrated Research (IR)

Integrated Research (ASX:IRI) is a leading global provider of proactive
performance management software for critical IT infrastructure, payments and
communications ecosystems and the creator of award-winning Prognosis®.
Organizations in over 50 countries- including some of the world’s largest
banks, airlines and telecommunication companies and over 200 of the Fortune
500 companies rely on Prognosis® to ensure continuity-critical systems deliver
high availability and performance for millions of their customers across the
globe. For further information on Integrated Research and Prognosis®, please
visit www.ir.com.

About ACI Worldwide

ACI Worldwide powers electronic payments and banking for more than 5,000
financial institutions, retailers, billers and processors around the world.
ACI software enables $13 trillion in payments each day, processing
transactions for more than 250 of the leading global retailers, and 21 of the
world’s 25 largest banks. Through our comprehensive suite of software products
and hosted services, we deliver a broad range of solutions for payments
processing; card and merchant management; online banking; mobile, branch and
voice banking; fraud detection; trade finance; and electronic bill presentment
and payment. To learn more about ACI, please visit www.aciworldwide.com. You
can also find us on Twitter @ACI_Worldwide.

© Copyright ACI Worldwide, Inc. 2014.

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Contact:

ACI Worldwide
Dan Ring, 781-370-3600
dan.ring@aciworldwide.com
or
Integrated Research
Kevin Ryder, +61 2 9966 1066
media@ir.com
 
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