BPC Banking Technologies Signs Global Payments Alliance with HP

8 May 2014

BPC’s SmartVista solution for high performance payments selected by HP

BPC Banking Technologies, the leading provider of Open System payment solutions for the global financial industry, announced today that it has signed a new agreement with HP, the world’s largest technology company. BPC has been selected by HP as one of its strategic high performance payments solution worldwide and under the terms of the agreement, BPC’s SmartVista payments solution will be offered by HP on an outsourced basis to its customers worldwide.  

SmartVista is a scalable, secure and integrated suite of sophisticated applications covering every aspect of electronic payments processing. Using a visionary design to deliver unrivalled flexibility SmartVista also provides high performance authorization switching and routing, full ATM and POS management, comprehensive card management, advanced fraud prevention, loyalty program definition and management, card personalization and production. SmartVista also provides flexible billing and merchant management, integrated internet and mobile banking. The solution supports a full range of cards, including credit, debit, prepaid, gift, corporate, instant issue, virtual, contactless, loyalty cards and more.

BPC has worked together with HP for many years and they have many joint customers ranging in size from niche players with small ATM networks to organizations running tens of thousands of ATMs. In fact one of the largest switch deployments in the world runs SmartVista on HP processing in excess of 1,500 TPS (transactions per second) at peak volume. In addition BPC supports the full range of HP platforms from Linux and HP-UX machines through to HP NonStop. In 2013 BPC achieved a world record breaking performance of over 6,100 TPS with SmartVista on HP NonStop using SQL/MX.

“At BPC, we focus on delivering outstanding service to our customers – combining the latest technologies to ensure they can deliver the products and services their customers demand. HP shares the same focus on customer service and the same values in terms of leveraging the latest technologies for customer advantage. This partnership increases our market opportunity by further opening up opportunities that require a lead systems integrator, hosting company or processor solution. We are delighted to take our partnership to the next level and we are certain that, together, we will offer a uniquely compelling proposition,” said Daragh O’Byrne, CMO BPC Banking Technologies.

“Our customers are looking for reliable, flexible payments solutions and need the right combination of functionality and performance,” said Katherine Garcia, Senior Vice President, HP Enterprise Services. We have worked with BPC for many years and HP will offer BPC’s SmartVista payments solution on an outsourced basis to our customers worldwide. By working together, HP and BPC will offer a compelling payments solution, with the right global delivery model to modernise the industry.” 

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