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PayOp uses a number of common, standardised mechanisms to ensure that it is scalable to many devices, payment applications and users, and to provide resilience to server or network failure. The use of standardised mechanisms mean that it can fit into existing frameworks and that it is easy to configure in completely greenfield environments.

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London, 16th May - A highly successful Cloud Payments Summit was held yesterday in London at Altitude, Millbank Tower. This event was sponsored by STS, the leading payments acceptance software specialist and attended by payment industry specialists, IT solution providers and STS customers from across the UK and Europe.

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London, 27 April 2018 STS, a payments acceptance software specialist, and Worldpay, a leader in global payments have today announced a new partnership that will deliver increased choice and capabilities for retailers, hospitality providers, travel merchants and service organisations looking to integrate payments at the point of sale.

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Airlines increasingly rely on ancillary revenue streams to meet their revenue and profitability targets. They look to upsell customers at any and every opportunity. This takes place before the departure date, at the airport and also whilst on-board.

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On the 15th May STS will be hosting a Cloud Payments Summit at Altitude, Millbank Tower, London. At this event attendees will hear from IBM, NCR, Armor, Capita, Vodat and STS about why Cloud deployments are becoming the norm in the IT industry.

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The way businesses authenticate their customers when goods and services are purchased is changing. Older authentication and verification methods no longer offer sufficient levels of security protection and are being targeted by criminals.

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Alternative Payment Methods (APMs) are being increasingly used worldwide. These differ from your usual card based transactions in a number of ways: form factor, technology used, associated/verification methodology and transaction flow.

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The annual Parliamentary Review is supported by the UK government and seen as an indispensable cross-sector industry guide. The various editions, focussing on individual policy areas, aim to raise standards by highlighting best practice. Leading companies are invited to describe their business and how they represent excellence in their chosen fields.

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London, 17 October 2017 STS, a leading payments acceptance software specialist, celebrates as it turns 20 today.

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Payment terminals are expensive but necessary assets, so merchants need to be making the most use of them. This product snippet looks at how G8 can be used to capture cardholder data.

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This product snippet is adapted from the comprehensive documentation that is available in the G8 SDK.

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Merchants and deployers of payment systems no longer need to be reliant on terminal manufacturers for the systems that administer their estate of payment terminals. Specialist payment software supplier STS has launched PayOp to provide merchants, PSPs, ISOs and acquirers with manufacturer independence.

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STS selected to contribute to the 2017 Technology Edition of The Parliamentary Review

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London 3rd August 2017 STS, a leading payments acceptance software specialist, today announced the release of an industry first: a true multi-merchant payments acceptance solution. To date payment systems have been tied to individual merchants preventing the shared use of expensive hardware and peripherals.

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Sharing card reader and point-of-sale (POS) hardware between different merchants, for example in a shared-use attended or unattended kiosk, is a surprisingly difficult problem.