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Global Payments Inc. provides electronic payments transaction processing services. The company operates in two segments, North America Merchant Services and International Merchant Services. It offers processing solutions for credit cards, debit cards, electronic payments, and check-related services. The company’s services include terminal sales and deployment, authorization processing, settlement and funding processing, customer support and help-desk functions, chargeback resolution, industry compliance, payment card industry security, consolidated billing and statements, and online reporting. It also offers VIP LightSpeed proprietary software that allows access to cash with high limits for customers of casinos in the U.S. and Canada. The company offers credit and debit card transaction processing services for various international card brands, including American Express, China UnionPay, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, and Visa, as well as for certain domestic debit networks, such as Interac in Canada. It serves various industries, including financial institutions, gaming, government, health care, professional services, restaurants, retail, universities, nonprofit organizations, and utilities. The company markets its products and services through direct sales force, trade associations, integrated payment technology, agent and enterprise software providers, VAR referral arrangements, and independent sales organizations, as well as proprietary telesales groups primarily in North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, and Brazil. Global Payments Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

4,135 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/29/14
Founded in 1967

global payments inc (GPN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $845.0K
Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice ...
Total Annual Compensation: $350.2K
Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive V...
Total Annual Compensation: $315.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

global payments inc (GPN) Key Developments

Global Payments Inc. Presents at Baird Business Solutions Conference, Feb-24-2015 03:00 PM

Global Payments Inc. Presents at Baird Business Solutions Conference, Feb-24-2015 03:00 PM. Venue: The Pierre Hotel, 2 East 61st Street, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: Cameron M. Bready, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President.

Global Payments Inc. Presents at The Goldman Sachs Technology & Internet Conference, Feb-10-2015

Global Payments Inc. Presents at The Goldman Sachs Technology & Internet Conference, Feb-10-2015 . Venue: Palace Hotel, 2 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco, California, United States. Speakers: Cameron M. Bready, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President.

Global Payments Inc. Launches EdgeShield

Global Payments Inc. announced the launch of EdgeShield, an advanced security services bundle designed to protect credit card data, prevent counterfeit fraud and enhance payment processing security. EdgeShield, through a unique collection of complementary solutions, delivers a more secure payments platform while preparing point-of-sale developers and merchants for the upcoming EMV mandates. Delivered through the OpenEdge integrated payments division of Global Payments, EdgeShield is a collection of security-related components designed to eliminate existing vulnerabilities within the payments chain. When integrated into systems that accept payments, the bundle is intended to protect credit card data while at rest and in transit. EdgeShield includes: EMV. This fraud-reduction technology seeks to protect card issuers, merchants and consumers from losses due to the use of counterfeit and stolen payment cards at the point-of-sale. EMV Smart Cards are embedded with a chip that interacts with a merchant’s point-of-sale device, helping to ensure the card is valid and belongs to the user. This chip technology is virtually impossible to duplicate. The technology also assists in insulating developers from complex device driving and card brand certifications. P2P Encryption. OpenEdge’s proprietary encryption is designed to render cardholder data virtually unreadable, encrypted at the device. Merchants are unable to view card numbers after the swipe or hand-key. Token Vault. Cardholder data is replaced by digital ‘tokens’ based on this technology. Sensitive data is stored in the more secure OpenEdge vault rather than in the merchant environment. PCI 3.0. Payment applications are rendered out-of-scope with EdgeShield, eliminating cumbersome PCI validation requirements.


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