ATLANTA and SAN FRANCISCO, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluefin Payment Systems, the leading provider of card present secure payment technology for Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), enterprises, financial institutions, and small to medium-sized businesses, and Small Business Workbench® an easy-to-use online cash forecasting tool bundled with working capital apps designed specifically for small businesses, have partnered to provide Bluefin's PayConex and QuickSwipe PCI-validated Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) solutions to Small Business Workbench® clients.
In March 2014, Bluefin became the first company in North America to receive PCI validation for a P2PE Solution, PayConex P2PE. PayConex P2PE secures card transactions by encrypting all data within a PCI-approved point of entry swipe or keypad device, preventing clear-text cardholder data from being available in the device or the merchant's system where it could be exposed to malware. In December 2014, Bluefin's Mobile P2PE Solution became the first North American mobile solution to receive PCI validation. QuickSwipe provides a mobile P2PE solution using an iOS phone or tablet.
Through the partnership, SBWorkbench's 30,000 clients can get PayConex and QuickSwipe integrated solutions through their SBWorkbench software.
"We are excited to partner with Small Business Workbench® and empower their merchants with our PCI validated PayConex P2PE solution and the first, and to date only, mobile P2PE solution in the U.S.," said Julie Counterman, Chief of Integrated Payments, Bluefin. "In this age of security breaches, secure payments are absolutely mandatory. Our PCI-validated P2PE solutions safeguards cardholder data, decreases risk, reduce PCI compliance cope, and protect the corporate brand."
A product of Small Business Payments Company, the Small Business Workbench® helps small businesses with such critical activities as getting paid faster and better managing inventories, all while providing a clear line of site to their expected future cash positions so they can make sound business and financial decisions.
"We are continually looking to offer our small business customers the very best services and offerings to allow them to focus on their business and succeed," said Dave Kurrasch, Vice President and General Manager of Small Business Payments Company. "Bluefin's P2PE payment solutions will provide an exciting added value to our clients, offering the highest standard of integrated payment transaction security for transactions."
About Bluefin Payment Systems
Bluefin Payment Systems is the leading provider of secure payment technology for enterprises, financial institutions and small-medium sized businesses worldwide. Bluefin's proprietary PayConex platform features PCI-validated Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE), the QuickSwipe mobile POS system, tokenization, transparent redirect and more. Bluefin is a Participating Organization of the PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) and is headquartered in Atlanta, with offices in New York, Chicago and Tulsa. For more information please visit http://www.bluefin.com/.
About Small Business Payments Company
Small Business Workbench is a product of the Small Business Payments Company, a California company and U.S. subsidiary of Acxsys Corporation, based in Canada. Small Business Payments Company is a California company and a U.S. subsidiary of Acxsys Corporation, based in Canada. Acxsys is a recognized world leader in debit card services for merchants and consumers, specializing in the development of innovative payment solutions. Acxsys Corporation's sister company, Interac Association, is responsible for the development and operations of the Interac network, a national payment network that allows Canadians to access their money through 60,000 ATMs and 766,000 point-of-sale terminals across Canada. For more information, please visit www.sbworkbench.com.
Danielle Duclos, Vice President of Marketing
Bluefin Payment Systems
James Good, Assistant General Manager
Small Business Payments Company
SOURCE Bluefin Payment Systems