MUNICH, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Seamlessly integrated interface to the Wirecard Payment Gateway via online marketplace "hybris Extend"
Wirecard AG's payment platform has been integrated into the multichannel sales solution offered by hybris, a leading provider of multichannel commerce and communication software, with immediate effect. Merchants who decide to use hybris can thus access the seamlessly integrated Wirecard Payment Gateway using an interface. The offering is particularly interesting for companies with international operations in the consumer goods industry, which want to generate cost advantages by centralizing their payment processes. Wirecard offers the consolidation and payment of all payment flows from a single source.
hybris provides a complete multichannel commerce software solution that integrates product content, commerce operations, and the extended channel to help retailers, manufacturers, and other businesses create a unified and seamless experience for their customers - from online, to in-store, to mobile and beyond. The recently launched online marketplace "hybris Extend", is an integration marketplace that offers best-of-breed software vendors the opportunity to showcase their solution's ability to add value to new and existing hybris installations.
Ariel Lüdi, CEO of hybris, commented: "When selecting our partners, we pay great attention to ensure that they cover a broad range of services. Wirecard covers all of the industry-specific requirements for electronic payments. Combined with our extensive product range, this results in significant added value for our customers."
Shop operators who want to use Wirecard AG's offering can access the Wirecard interface via a download on the online marketplace "hybris Extend". The PCI-compliant Wirecard Payment Gateway has a modular structure. All of the relevant national and international payment methods are available, and also standardized tests to avoid fraud.
"We are looking forward to our strategic alliance with hybris. The company offers shop operators a flexible, extendable environment for multichannel sales. We are convinced that our payment platform can be perfectly integrated with a view to end-to-end processes," commented Dr. Markus Braun, CEO with Wirecard AG.
hybris is one of the leading providers of innovative software in end-to-end multichannel commerce built on a central platform and including both managed and also hosting services. The focus for hybris is on the coordinated provision of consistent and personalized information using all channels, and in all phases of the customer lifecycle. This clear vision can be found in the development of an integrated, agile solution, which enables companies to communicate and sell both end-to-end and effectively using all channels - online and offline. The company has more than 14 branches in the economic centers of North and South America, Asia and Europe, and hybris has more than 380 customers worldwide. These customers include leading brands from the retail sector and manufacturing industries, such as: Bobcat, Clarks, Coca Cola Beverages, Conrad, Douglas, Grundfos, Hornbach, Iomega, Kaiser+Kraft, Levi´s, Lufthansa, Migros, Nespresso, Nikon, P&G, Rexel, Timberland and Toys´R´us.
Wirecard AG is one of the leading international providers of electronic payment and risk management solutions. Worldwide, the Wirecard Group supports over 13,000 companies from a wide range of industry segments in automating their payment processes and minimizing cases of default. Wirecard Bank AG is a Principal Member of Visa, MasterCard and JCB and operates as a credit card acquirer in 69 countries around the world, involving over 100 transaction currencies and 18 payout currencies. Part of the Wirecard Group, Wirecard Bank provides innovative solutions in the fields of corporate banking, prepaid and co-branded cards, along with account products for both business and private customers.
Wirecard AG is listed on the Frankfurt Securities Exchange (TecDAX, ISIN DE0007472060, WDI).
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