FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Atlanta, GA and Williston, VT – July 9, 2014
Harris, a subsidiary of Constellation Software, Inc. (TSX: CSU) is pleased to announce that Atlanta Department of Watershed Management (DWM) has seamlessly integrated Acculynk’s PaySecure pinless debit solution with Systems & Software’s (S&S) enQuesta CIS solution.
PaySecure, integrated through enQuesta’s self-service offering, WebConnect, provides DWM’s customers a secure option to pay using their pin-enabled debit cards, by entering their pin through the website or through a mobile device.
Raja Mukherjee, General Manager of S&S, states that “Debit cards are becoming the preferred method of payment for consumers, and are fast becoming the trend for online purchases; Atlanta is keeping up with consumer demand by delivering this pinless debit payment option, adding a new level of convenience to its customers.” Mukherjee further states, “Acculynk is a leading technology driven payment solution provider; we are very pleased to have partnered with them on this implementation, and look forward to future opportunities.”
“Systems & Software is an excellent partner of Acculynk’s, judging by the rapid and efficient implementation with the City of Atlanta. Our integration now allows any municipal utility to leverage PaySecure, in conjunction with enQuesta, with little effort,” says Mike DiTano, SVP of Acculynk. “With our partner, we will now deliver a unique solution to City of Atlanta’s customers, many of which represent an urban core that prefers to utilize pin enabled debit cards for transactions. We have already seen rapid adoption since we have gone live over the last few weeks. We look forward to many other opportunities with Systems & Software.”
About Atlanta Department of Watershed Management
The Atlanta Department of Watershed Management (DWM) was formed in 2002 to manage the City of Atlanta’s drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems. DWM is dedicated to providing the highest quality drinking water and wastewater services to residential, businesses and wholesale customers while protecting Atlanta’s urban waterways, conserving natural resources, and providing clean, safe water for downstream customers. Visit: http://www.atlantawatershed.org/.
Acculynk secures online transactions with a suite of software-only services backed by a patented authentication and encryption framework that provides greater security for issuers, EFT networks, merchants and payment processors. Acculynk’s PaySecure® utilizes a graphical PIN-pad for the secure entry of a consumer’s PIN online and is available to merchants through existing acquirer relationships for speedy implementation. PaySecure is currently enabled on over 6,000 merchant websites. Acculynk has partnerships with eleven EFT networks to process PaySecure transactions as well as six leading payment processors. Acculynk is also certified with PULSE, First Data, Master Card and other key industry leaders. Additional Acculynk solutions include PayLeap, a combined gateway and acquiring card processing service, and Payzur, the only debit-based real time and 100% white labeled P2P solution. Visit: http://www.acculynk.com.
About Systems & Software, Inc.
Since 1973, Systems & Software has been an industry-leading CIS provider to municipal and investor-owned (IOU) water, electric and gas utilities. With an unrivaled track record of success, the company’s web-based enQuesta software drives advanced business performance including utility billing, revenue management, mobile workforce management, GIS integration, electronic bill presentment and payment (EBPP), automated meter integration (AMI/MDM), time-of-use (TOU) billing, asset management/work management integration, a customer self-service web portal, and business intelligence and reporting. Based on service-oriented architecture (SOA), enQuesta is specifically designed for utilities and is proven to increase efficiencies and revenues, as well as enhance customer service. For more information about Systems & Software, and enQuesta, please visit www.ssivt.com.
Harris is a wholly owned subsidiary of Constellation Software, Inc. (“CSI”) and is a leading provider of utility customer information, student information and financial management solutions.
Since 1976, Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to all levels of local government, public power and water entities as well as school districts throughout North America. Harris’ focus is on creating long-term relationships with their customers and ensuring that they meet their customers’ changing needs over time. For further information on Harris, please visit www.harriscomputer.com, or call 888-847-7747.
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