LONDON, February 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
- Mobile Payment Solutions Provider Luup Chooses ControlCircle for Comprehensive Hosting Infrastructure
- Hall 2.1 Stand A73
ControlCircle, a leading hosting and connectivity provider, announced that it has won a contract to deliver datacentre services to Luup, a leading provider of banking-grade mobile payments solutions that enable organisations to securely transform the way financial services are delivered.
The agreement will see ControlCircle provide the comprehensive virtual infrastructure required to host and manage Luup's mobile payments solutions and expanding services to customers. ControlCircle offers the global scalability needed to support Luup's continued strong growth across multiple regions.
"ControlCircle were the obvious choice for us. They have a great team who understood our vision and were able to design a datacentre solution that impressed us with its ingenuity," said Geir Norlund, Luup VP of Operations.
He added: "Luup's mobile payment platform is banking-grade and needs a powerful, resilient and reliable infrastructure to run on. We are confident that Luup's demanding requirements, representing those of the financial industry, are met by ControlCircle."
"Our team is looking forward to working with Luup. This client win is very exciting for us as we're keen to increase our presence within the mobile market," said Damian Milkins, ControlCircle CEO.
He continued: "There is a great deal of synergy between Luup and ControlCircle. We're very pleased to be providing this service to them. I'm sure that this is only the beginning of a long lasting partnership."
ControlCircle is a privately owned company, founded in 2001 to provide solutions ranging from secure hosting and global connectivity to managing all security, networking, server and database technologies covering a full range of market sectors. The company offers highly skilled and vastly experienced data specialists who design and support resilient enterprise hosting solutions, built on highly available platforms backed by ultra reliable support. Customers include many of the World's largest online businesses and blue chip companies in the banking, legal, accounting and commercial sectors. They rely on our industry knowledge, technical expertise, innovation, accuracy and skilful team management. For more information, please visit: http://www.controlcircle.com.
Luup offers banking-grade mobile payments solutions that solve customers' business challenges, giving access to new cost-saving and revenue-generating business models. Corporate and merchant banks can take advantage of the Luup Mobile Corporate Banking Solution; Retail banks can benefit from the Branchless Banking Solution; MTOs & exchange houses can innovate with the Remittance Solution. Luup has proven best-practice experience in developing, deploying and running mobile money managed services since 2002. These range from mobile cash or salary disbursements to remittances and corporate payments - all securely via the mobile handset.
Luup is creating an extensive payments gateway, enabling its customers to expand their own business reach with Luup's partners. The company devises strategies for financial institutions such as Deutsche Bank's Global Transaction Banking group and leading UAE bank, the National Bank of Abu Dhabi. Other partners include Oxigen Services in India and ITC Ltd in Bangladesh. For additional information, please visit: http://www.luup.com.
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