ATLANTA, GA –March 28, 2017– Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, is pleased to announce that OpenEdge, its integrated payments division, has launched EdgeExpress Cloud. This new platform is designed to streamline payments integration with SaaS, Deployed, Mobile and eCommerce software applications. Among the simplest payment integration platforms on the market and available exclusively to Global Payments software partners, EdgeExpress Cloud includes a feature-rich API that reduces development cycles and enables faster delivery of software solutions to the end merchant customer.
EdgeExpress Cloud is a new platform powering software applications over all major operating systems including a variety of local and distributed networks. It supports a variety of connection options and software environments and allows software developers to maintain control over their users’ experience without having to download heavy applications into the business management software platform. The solution significantly reduces overhead support for merchant customers, accelerates innovative offerings to market and helps in maximizing new sales for software developers.
“EdgeExpress Cloud is the embodiment of a promise OpenEdge has made to our software developer partners – to easily support their software and permit ‘anytime-anywhere’ commerce,” said Sid Singh, Global Payments’ President of Integrated Solutions & Vertical Markets. “Our engineers have developed a world class platform accessible through very simple APIs that furthers our strategy of technology-led, software-driven payments innovation.”
“As a long-time technology partner with OpenEdge, we’ve seen a variety of platforms and solutions. New West is extremely impressed with the EdgeExpress Cloud integration platform,” said Dan King, President of New West Technologies. “This latest offering helps us embrace a future that will run on Cloud and Mobile. It gives us more control and fits a variety of software situations depending on how we choose to build our products.”
OpenEdge helps software developers and businesses succeed by delivering secure and personalized payment solutions. As the integrated payments division of Global Payments, OpenEdge is driving innovation – adapting, scaling and simplifying how payments are processed, across platforms and points-of-interaction, in an increasingly complex landscape. OpenEdge serves more than 2,000 technology partners across 60 industry verticals throughout the United States and Canada. Learn more at www.openedgepay.com.
About Global Payments
Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. Our technologies, partnerships and employee expertise enable us to provide a broad range of products and services that allow our customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels in many markets around the world.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with more than 8,500 employees worldwide, Global Payments is a member of the S&P 500 with merchants and partners in 29 countries throughout North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and Brazil. For more information about Global Payments, our Service. Driven. Commerce’ brand and our technologies, please visit www.globalpaymentsinc.com.