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Research and Markets: Acquiring and Switching Vendor Comparison Report 2012/2013


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Acquiring and Switching Vendor Comparison Report" report to their offering.

A rare opportunity to have a cross-industry view of the top product vendors in the industry.

Presented in one publication it delivers an in-depth analysis by a team of industry experts on the card acquirer payments top 20 software products.

Utilised by Banks and Processors it provides an unparalleled level of quality input for better informed decisions and saving any organisation a significant amount of time, effort and risk.

The card-based payment processing industry has seen many changes since the first ATM activated by a magnetic stripe card was installed in 1969. Until recently, and assisted by the creation of an industry of software product vendors, these changes have been evolutionary and sustainable in current organisations.

As well as detailed product and company information and customer views, the newly updated 126 page report also includes new Issuer and expanded Mobile sections, the inclusion of new Vendors such as Opsol and updates on mergers & acquisitions such as the ACI acquisition of S1 and Distra.

The report gives customers a rare opportunity to have a cross-industry view of the top product vendors in the industry.

The report is the authoritative foundation for anyone building an informed payments infrastructure roadmap, we use it as a pre-requisite for all our strategy work around the world – simple, objective and effective.

The updated report is the underlying platform for PayX-DPE™ methodology which is a standard structured approach for banks and processors to quickly achieve a clear multi-year payments infrastructure roadmap.

Customer comments include “Through the initial report and PayX-DPE™ process, in days we saved 6 months of internal analysis and planning and prevented engaging in a number of fruitless exercises which would have led to dead ends”.

Key Topics Covered:

Executive Summary


Assessment Criteria

Individual Vendor Reviews

Companies Mentioned

- ACI Worldwide

- Distra

- Alaric


- Clear2Pay

- Compass Plus

- ElectraCard Services

- Euronet



- Lusis

- OpenWay

- Opsol

- RS2

- Tieto

- Wincor Nixdorf

For more information visit

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Banking

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