|[February 20, 2013]
Bluefin Payment Systems and Phone.com Partner for Merchant Services and Small Business Phone Services
ATLANTA & LIVINGSTON, N.J. --(Business Wire)--
Bluefin Payment Systems and Phone (News - Alert).com, a leading provider of U.S.-based
VoIP and cloud-based telephony services, announced today that they
have entered into a partnership to make the Bluefin payment gateway
available to Phone.com's (News - Alert) customer base and enhanced cloud-based
telephone services from Phone.com available to Bluefin's customers.
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). The company was ranked as the 6th fastest
growing private company in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine in 2012, and today
serves over 15,000 U.S. and Canadian merchants.
Phone.com is a twenty-first century phone company focused on the needs
of small businesses and entrepreneurs - providing cost-effective access
to all the communications services needed to run their business globally.
Phone.com was ranked twenty-third in New Jersey's 50 Fastest Growing
Companies by NJBIZ, and #262 on the 2012 Inc. 500 list.
"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 BluefinPayment 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 simply applying online for a
merchant account. Additionally, Bluefin will be able to offer
Phone.com's services to their base of merchants and more than 300
"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 (News - Alert). "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."
About Bluefin Payment Systems
Bluefin Payment Systems specializes in providing secure payment gateway
solutions to over 15,000 U.S. and Canadian merchants. The company
provides debit/credit card acceptance, ACH processing, recurring billing
and more, all backed by secure solutions including end-to-end encryption
for POS transactions, transparent redirection, hosted pay page, store
and convert processes and PCI (News - Alert) consulting for large companies. Bluefin
serves major E-Commerce merchants and partners with leading Independent
Software Vendors (ISVs) in a variety of industries to bundle payment
processing with their software offerings, enhancing product value and
increasing customer satisfaction. Bluefin Payment Systems is
headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with offices in New York, Chicago and
Phone.com is a cloud-based phone company offering a variety of
innovative and economical business and home phone services for
entrepreneurs, home offices, small businesses and individuals. Powered
by advanced VoIP technologies, the company offers Phone.com Virtual
Office for small businesses, Phone.com Virtual Number for individuals on
the go, Phone.com Home Phone Plus for consumers and Phone.com Mobile
Office and Mobile VoIP. Please visit www.Phone.com or
call 1-800-998-7087 for more information.
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