Strategic Partnership: Ingenico & optile
May 18th, 2018
optile and Ingenico Announce Strategic Partnership
Munich, May 18th, 2018 – Today, optile, an open payment platform for global online businesses, announced an official partnership with Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment. The partnership aims to offer enterprises from various industries and their customers a frictionless payment experience.
Ingenico is one of the first partners that joined optile’s Open Payment Market Network, a partner program which aims to build a trusted community of payment partners across the globe. Since 2014, optile and Ingenico have collaborated on projects and recently intensified their relationship with several key initiatives. Current joint projects include innovative marketplace payment solutions.
“Together with Ingenico, we are proud to enhance and simplify payment processes for online businesses,” said Jan-Oliver Stück, Corporate Relations Director at optile. “We believe this strategic partnership has great potential to facilitate frictionless payments for our clients and their end-customers, as we have already been able to leverage many synergies that have been brought together by our companies.”
“By working together with a strategic partner like optile, we can enhance growth opportunities for our merchants. It allows us to combine our strong portfolio of payment products and financial services with the flexible connection model and specialist tools that optile has developed, “said Nico van Miltenburg, Head of Channel Management at Ingenico. „Our relationship was first established 4 years ago and during this time we helped some major companies to accomplish their growth objectives. We are currently collaborating on new exciting projects in the marketplace space, which from a legal and compliance standpoint is a challenging payment model.“
optile is a new generation payment platform that delivers a complete virtualization of the global payment market and thus serves as a cloud infrastructure for all payment methods, providers, processes, and data structures. With optile’s open payment platform, businesses can leverage unlimited payment opportunities by accessing any payment method and provider worldwide. Hence, they can gain independence, flexibility, and freedom in choosing the payment solution that fits their own business strategy. optile’s platform comes with a significantly reduced implementation time as well as minimizes technical and operational expenses. Meanwhile, end-customers can benefit from a whole new level of personalized payment experience due to optile’s advanced checkout architecture. optile serves digital leaders and technical platform businesses from retail, travel, dating, gaming, and other industries.
About Ingenico Group
Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 – ING) is the global leader in seamless payment, providing smart, trusted and secure solutions to empower commerce across all channels, in-store, online and mobile. With the world’s largest payment acceptance network, we deliver secure payment solutions with a local, national and international scope. We are the trusted world-class partner for financial institutions and retailers, from small merchants to several of the world’s best known global brands. Our solutions enable merchants to simplify payment and deliver their brand promise.
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