Global eCommerce Retail Sales Up 209 Percent in April, ACI Worldwide Research Reveals
May12

Global eCommerce Retail Sales Up 209 Percent in April, ACI Worldwide Research Reveals

The COVID-19 crisis continued to drive global eCommerce sales in April, with the general retail sector experiencing 209 percent growth compared to the same period last year, according to an analysis by ACI Worldwide of hundreds of millions of eCommerce transactions from global online retailers. Following general retail, the gaming segment saw the biggest bump, up 126 percent in April. The sustained increase in eCommerce transaction...

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ACI Worldwide Introduces New “Delay My Payment” Capability to Help Address Bill Payment Challenges for Billers and Consumers Throughout Crisis
Apr08

ACI Worldwide Introduces New “Delay My Payment” Capability to Help Address Bill Payment Challenges for Billers and Consumers Throughout Crisis

ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced new features within its market-leading ACI Speedpay solution—assisting businesses with the ability to address growing consumer bill payment needs and over-burdened call centers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Part of a rapid response program, the ACI Speedpay solution offers billers both short-term and long-term options for...

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COVID-19 Crisis Driving Changes in eCommerce Purchasing Behaviors, ACI Worldwide Research Reveals
Apr07

COVID-19 Crisis Driving Changes in eCommerce Purchasing Behaviors, ACI Worldwide Research Reveals

The COVID-19 crisis is driving the global growth of eCommerce sales, with millions of consumers worldwide in quarantine shopping for goods, services and entertainment online. Transaction volumes in most retail sectors have seen a 74 percent rise in March compared to the same period last year, while online gaming has seen a staggering increase of 97 percent, according to analysis by ACI Worldwide of hundreds of millions of transactions...

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ACI Worldwide Launches Advanced Machine Learning Capability to Dramatically Reduce Payment Fraud for Banks and Merchants and Their Customers
Mar10

ACI Worldwide Launches Advanced Machine Learning Capability to Dramatically Reduce Payment Fraud for Banks and Merchants and Their Customers

ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced the launch of its new Incremental Learning technology – an innovative industry-first approach to machine learning that will enhance fraud protection for merchants and financial institutions and their customers. ACI has filed a patent application for its ‘Incremental Learning’ technology, which is being...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.17 – Paying off in the cloud
Dec13

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.17 – Paying off in the cloud

In this episode of The Paytech Show we find out from tech giants Microsoft how cloud technology is revolutionising finance. ACI Worldwide give us the insight on how payments specifically can change by embracing...

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ACI Worldwide Showcases Omni-Channel Retail and Immediate Payments Capabilities at Merchant Payments Ecosystem
Feb14

ACI Worldwide Showcases Omni-Channel Retail and Immediate Payments Capabilities at Merchant Payments Ecosystem

ACI executives to share insights into the ongoing evolution of the payments ecosystem ACI Worldwide will bring its global omni-channel payments expertise and insights into the rapidly evolving real-time payments landscape to Merchant Payments Ecosystem (MPE) 2018, February 20-22 in Berlin. ACI’s solutions leaders will also take the stage to share their insights into how the payments ecosystem is evolving, driven by the demands of the...

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Real-Time Payments Will be Europe’s Most Dominant Payments System – Are You Ready to Realize the Full Value?
Feb12

Real-Time Payments Will be Europe’s Most Dominant Payments System – Are You Ready to Realize the Full Value?

Since the launch of the SCT Inst rulebook in November 2017, many more banks are live and offering real-time payments to their customers, with most of the rest committed to 2018. The buzzword at the recent ECB #TIPSapp Event in Frankfurt was ‘Interoperability,’ or as my friend José Beltrán from STET would say, ‘Reachability.’ No-one expressed this more clearly on February 6th than Jose Santamaria, President of the European Payments...

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Act now to be ready for Real-Time in Europe, says ACI Worldwide
Feb05

Act now to be ready for Real-Time in Europe, says ACI Worldwide

ACI Worldwide to showcase its UP Real-Time Payments solution at #TIPSapp event in Frankfurt ACI Worldwide will showcase its UP Real-Time Payments solution at the #TIPsapp Challenge Event at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt on February 6. As financial institutions across Europe are preparing for the launch of several domestic and pan-European schemes, ACI will feature its solution supporting connection to the central...

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ACI Worldwide Receives Frost & Sullivan 2017 European Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award
Jan10

ACI Worldwide Receives Frost & Sullivan 2017 European Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award

ACI recognised for its European data centre, flexible ‘always-on’ technology, and commitment to customers ACI Worldwide  has received the 2017 European Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award in the payment systems market from Frost & Sullivan, global research company. Frost & Sullivan’s Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award recognises companies that operate with a thorough understanding of market,...

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Klarna Payments Expands eCommerce Footprint with ACI Worldwide
Jan08

Klarna Payments Expands eCommerce Footprint with ACI Worldwide

ACI’s UP eCommerce Payments solution drives further growth of Klarna, giving shoppers in Europe and the U.S. more ways to pay ACI Worldwide today announced an extended partnership with Klarna, leveraging ACI’s UP eCommerce Payments solution. This will enable online businesses in 10 major markets, including the U.S. and U.K., to easily integrate Klarna’s payment products, and offer shoppers a fast and frictionless checkout process that...

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ACI Worldwide Announces U.S. UP Immediate Payments Start UP Program
Nov15

ACI Worldwide Announces U.S. UP Immediate Payments Start UP Program

An extension of UP Immediate Payments, ACI’s Real-Time Payments Start UP program drives quicker adoption of new scheme for FIs and their clients ACI Worldwide announced support for accelerated adoption of The Clearing House (TCH) Real-time Payments (RTP®) system that went live this week. Using ACI’s UP Immediate Payments Start UP program, financial institutions can quickly offer real-time payments to their business and consumer...

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Payments Network Malaysia Chooses ACI Worldwide for Country’s Real-Time Retail Payments Platform
Nov13

Payments Network Malaysia Chooses ACI Worldwide for Country’s Real-Time Retail Payments Platform

ACI’s UP Immediate Payments solution drives region’s cross-border payments initiative and pushes forward payments innovation in Malaysia ACI Worldwide today announced that Payments Network Malaysia (PayNet), the national financial market infrastructure provider, will build Malaysia’s Real-time Retail Payments Platform (RPP) using ACI’s UP Immediate Payments solution. RPP is PayNet’s strategic initiative to modernize Malaysia’s retail...

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ACI Worldwide Provides Access to All Instant Payments Schemes in Europe
Oct30

ACI Worldwide Provides Access to All Instant Payments Schemes in Europe

ACI Worldwide today announced support for the European Payments Council (EPC) SEPA Instant rulebook standard ISO 20022 within its Universal Payments (UP) solutions portfolio, including  UP Immediate Payments and UP Real-Time Payments. With this support, ACI enables payment service providers to connect to any domestic or pan-European EPC based instant payments scheme. Financial institutions in Europe are currently preparing for the...

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Westpac New Zealand Completes Major Banking Technology Transformation with ACI Worldwide
Oct25

Westpac New Zealand Completes Major Banking Technology Transformation with ACI Worldwide

Westpac NZ shifts banking technology paradigm with real-time payments and fraud prevention delivered through ACI Universal Payments solutions ACI Worldwide announced that Westpac New Zealand has completed a wide-ranging banking technology transformation, underpinned by ACI’s powerful and comprehensive Universal Payments (UP) portfolio of solutions. Westpac NZ, one of New Zealand’s leading retail, corporate and investment banks, has...

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ACI Worldwide Steps Up to Market’s Growing Open API Demands
Oct17

ACI Worldwide Steps Up to Market’s Growing Open API Demands

ACI launches new API manager capabilities to support financial institutions’ open banking strategies ACI Worldwide  today announced the launch of new API manager capabilities —available to all clients using ACI’s Universal Payments (UP) solutions. As financial institutions look to more effectively compete in today’s rapidly changing payments environment, ACI’s API manager capabilities are designed to support customers in developing a...

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ACI Transforms Fraud Protection with UP Payments Risk Management
Oct16

ACI Transforms Fraud Protection with UP Payments Risk Management

With adaptive machine learning and analytics, ACI delivers next-generation real-time payments fraud protection—an unmatched offering to banks, intermediaries and merchants ACI Worldwide today announced the next generation of fraud protection with its UP Payments Risk Management solution. Through state-of-the-art adaptive machine learning and an unrivalled approach to shared intelligence, the real-time payments fraud...

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ACI Worldwide and STET Team to Drive European Immediate Payments Adoption
Oct12

ACI Worldwide and STET Team to Drive European Immediate Payments Adoption

Payments leaders offer PSPs a one-stop-shop for European Immediate Payments capabilities ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, and STET, one of the leading European clearing and settlement systems (CSM), announced their strategic agreement to deliver an end-to-end real-time payments solution to payment services providers (PSPs) across Europe. STET processes more...

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Digital Disruption in Global Banking Sector Continues to Increase
Sep26

Digital Disruption in Global Banking Sector Continues to Increase

The digital disruption in the global banking sector continues to rise. Consumers worldwide increasingly expect new and innovative services from their banks and are willing to share data with new financial service providers, a global online survey by ACI Worldwide and YouGov of more than 9,000 consumers in the U.S. and Europe has found. Asked which three services they want most from their current account providers: -More than half of...

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Majority of EMEA Retailers Plan to Increase Investment in Payments
Sep11

Majority of EMEA Retailers Plan to Increase Investment in Payments

55 percent of retailers and merchants in the EMEA region are planning to increase their investment into new payment capabilities in the next 18 to 24 months, according to the  2017 Global Payments Insight Survey: Merchants and Retailers by ACI Worldwide and Ovum. The report, which surveyed more than 260 EMEA retailers and merchants across industries such as general merchandise, grocery, restaurants, fuel and convenience, and travel...

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Mobile Payments Rise in Popularity Global Report by ACI Worldwide Finds
Sep05

Mobile Payments Rise in Popularity Global Report by ACI Worldwide Finds

On the eve of the third anniversary of the launch of Apple Pay, mobile wallet adoption is on the rise globally and consumers in the U.S. and Europe are catching up with those in fast-growing economies in Asia and Latin America where mobile wallets have already become the dominant payment platform, according to new benchmark data from the Global Consumer Survey: Consumer Trust and Security Perceptions published by ACI Worldwide and...

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Immediate Payments are a Key Revenue Driver
Aug01

Immediate Payments are a Key Revenue Driver

Majority of banks are increasing IT investment in 2017 Immediate payments is a key revenue driver for 66 percent of banks in markets with IP schemes, according to new benchmark data, “2017 Global Payments Insight Survey: Retail Banking,” from ACI Worldwide and Ovum. The benchmark report also notes that although open APIs will benefit customer satisfaction for 65 percent of banks, nearly half of respondents (45%) are taking a ‘wait and...

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ACI Worldwide Expands in Romania
Jul11

ACI Worldwide Expands in Romania

ACI opens new office in Timişoara, bringing an additional 50 hires focused on Universal Payments Development ACI Worldwide today announced the official opening of its new Timişoara, Romania office. This office follows ACI’s recent expansion of its global headquarters in Naples, Florida and state-of-the-art data center in Limerick, Ireland, each of which brings new hires. ACI has had a presence in Timişoara for more than ten years,...

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Planet Payment and ACI Worldwide Launch UnionPay International’s SecurePlus
Jul05

Planet Payment and ACI Worldwide Launch UnionPay International’s SecurePlus

Planet Payment, Inc and ACI Worldwide today announced the launch of UnionPay International’s SecurePlus, the latest in UnionPay’s solution set, that will now enable the acceptance of UnionPay debit and credit cards online, with several significant enhancements. UnionPay is one of the largest bankcard associations in the world, with over 6.5 billion cards issued worldwide. According to the Nilson Report, over 38 billion transactions...

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ACI Worldwide Brings Alipay to Africa via Peach Payments
Jun26

ACI Worldwide Brings Alipay to Africa via Peach Payments

ACI’s UP eCommerce Payments solution powers Alipay acceptance for South African merchants ACI Worldwide and Alipay today announced that they are launching Alipay in South Africa, via leading regional payment service provider (PSP) Peach Payments. This latest news builds upon ACI’s long-standing work with Alipay, as well as Peach Payments, whose merchants already benefit from the flexibility and seamless mobile checkout delivered by...

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ACI Worldwide to Connect European Banks to Pan-European Instant Payments
Jun19

ACI Worldwide to Connect European Banks to Pan-European Instant Payments

ACI will offer its UP Immediate Payments solution via a hosted cloud, allowing banks of all sizes to efficiently access EBA RT1 ACI Worldwide today announced that it will offer its UP Immediate Payments solution via a hosted cloud, enabling financial institutions across Europe to share connectivity to the EBA RT1 scheme and thus reduce the costs of real-time operations and time to market. UP Immediate Payments will help banks to...

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