Bluefin Payment Systems and Phone.com Enter into Partnership
Feb 25, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Bluefin Payment Systems and Phone.com, a provider of U.S.-based VoIP and cloud-based telephony services, announced that they have entered into a partnership to make the Bluefin payment gateway available to Phone.com's customer base and enhanced cloud-based telephone services from Phone.com available to Bluefin's customers.
According to a release, Bluefin's payment gateway features debit/credit/ACH acceptance, plus recurring billing, a virtual terminal and a hosted payment page - all backed by security features such as tokenization and point-to-point encryption (P2PE).
Phone.com is a twenty-first century phone company focusing on the needs of small businesses and entrepreneurs - providing access to all the communications services needed to run their business globally.
"This is our first partnership with a web-based telephony provider and we are excited to have formed a partnership with such a leader as Phone.com," said John M. Perry, CEO of Bluefin Payment Systems. "They have an extensive customer base of small businesses, which is a prime focus for Bluefin, particularly in the software space."
Per the partnership, all of Phone.com's clients will have access to Bluefin's secure payment gateway by applying online for a merchant account.
"Bluefin's payment services allow us to present secure payment processing as a value-added service to our customers," said Phone.com CEO and co-founder Ari Rabban. "Phone.com recognizes that small businesses need comprehensive solutions to allow them to compete in today's challenging global markets, and most companies need the ability to accept electronic payments. We are thrilled to be able to provide Bluefin's services to our customers, and delighted to offer our communications solutions to the Bluefin universe."
Bluefin Payment Systems specializes in providing secure payment gateway solutions to U.S. and Canadian merchants.
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