First Data and ACI Worldwide Extend Long-term Relationship

ACI Worldwide, a provider of electronic payments software and solutions, has entered into a new, multi-year global enterprise relationship with First Data Corporation, a provider of electronic commerce and payment processing. First Data will combine ACI solutions with its offerings to provide its customers with payment and transaction processing services.

First Data uses ACI’s payment solutions, including BASE24-eps, BASE24 and ACI Proactive Risk Manager, to offer a wide range of payment processing and fraud management solutions around the world. ACI helps ensure that First Data can offer innovative and flexible services, with high performance and service levels. This new agreement allows First Data to cost-effectively develop new products and drive infrastructural efficiencies, creating even more competitive services.

“We are committed to offering the best payment processing services in the world and partners like ACI help make it happen,” said Kevin Kern, executive vice president (EVP) and chief technology officer (CTO) for First Data. “We’re excited about this new relationship, and expect to work closely with ACI to drive innovation and efficiencies across our global infrastructure.”


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