FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Skipjack Merchant Services Releases Skipjack WebAPI? Powerful tools
offer solutions for specific payment processing needs
CINCINNATI, June 28, 1999 - Skipjack? Merchant Services, a payment
gateway that allows merchants to accept electronic payments over the
internet while protecting the merchant acquirer and the financial
institution from excessive risk, today released its Skipjack WebAPI?.
The Skipjack WebAPI is a powerful set of tools that gives Skipjack
customers a key advantage with specific payment processing needs such
as authorization requests, settlements, credits, transaction status
requests, order details and other transaction-related activities.
This application programming interface enables the use of Skipjack
Merchant Services as the payment component when creating electronic
catalogs or other payment-processing applications.
"The Skipjack WebAPI makes the developers job so much easier," said
Scott Valetti, technical channel manager for Evolv, the company that
developed and markets Skipjack Merchant Services. "It gives
developers a powerful set of tools to create a seamless, integrated
payment processing engine within their application. With the Skipjack
WebAPI, it's no longer necessary to 'shoehorn' an Internet payment
solution into a product."
For more information, those interested in the Skipjack WebAPI should
visit the website http://www.skipjackic.com/sjweb/developers.asp.
Companies or organizations interested in offering or integrating
Skipjack Merchant Services should contact Scott Valetti, Technology
Channel Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-877-SKIPJACK.
Skipjack Merchant Services was created to address the needs of
merchants, merchant acquiring organizations and financial
institutions wanting to take advantage of the exceptional
opportunities in ecommerce. An Internet payment gateway that performs
the function of a standard credit card authorization terminal in a
secure, real-time environment, Skipjack enables merchants to
automatically accept, authorize and settle credit card payments on
their website. Platform and browser independent, Skipjack features
real-time authorization and settlement as well as e-mail receipts for
customers and fulfillment entities. The service can be
private-labeled for customized use by financial institutions,
acquirers and third-party processors. Skipjack supports Visa,
MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card, Diners Club, JCB and
debit cards. Skipjack Merchant Services, a service of Bradley Madison
Co. dba Evolv, is headquartered in Cincinnati. For additional
information, visit the Skipjack website at http://www.skipjackic.com
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