BPC Banking Technologies Sees Strong Future for Innovation in the Middle East Payment Market

Rotterdam, Netherlands - 18 May 2012

The Company’s executives demonstrated how IT can help drive business growth

BPC Banking Technologies, the leading provider of Open System e-payment solutions for the global financial industry, reports that the Cards and Payments Middle East 2012 event was an outstanding success.

In addition to showcasing its advanced, Islamic finance compliant, end-to-end e-payments solution SmartVista, BPC Banking Technologies delivered two speeches to hundreds of delegates from all over the region. Cards and Payments Middle East 2012 brought together, banks, retailers, telecommunications firms and government agencies, for 2 days of conference sessions, exhibitions and seminars.

On May 15th, in the first of the speeches, Daragh O’Byrne, Chief Marketing Officer, traced the history of innovation in the payments industry, charted the impact customer needs, regulation and market trends have had on the industry. He showed how sophisticated, integrated and secure payments solutions – such as SmartVista – can help organizations triumph in the ever changing payments landscape. In the second speech, on May 16th, Richard Phillimore, Executive Vice President discussed the payment hub strategy – where organizations deploy an integrated payments infrastructure which powers their entire business across all types of payments – retail and wholesale, high value and high volume.

In the solution showcase, BPC experts demonstrated SmartVista’s advanced capabilities in high volume transaction switching, comprehensive card management, full merchant and ATM management, fraud prevention and the latest in m-commerce, internet banking and NFC technology.

Commenting on the event, Daragh O’Byrne, Chief Marketing Officer, BPC Banking Technologies said “The Middle East is a strategic market for BPC, and so we were delighted to meet so many friends and colleagues from across the region, in one place. We found the delegates focus on delivering innovative payment solutions, supported by secure, scalable and dynamic technologies very welcome as we know that SmartVista has provided exactly these types of solutions across the world. We see a very strong future for BPC in the region and look forward to helping firms deliver outstanding service to their customers.”

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