Partnership enables iPayment’s merchants to accept card payments via mobile devices
BOSTON, MA and NEW YORK, NY, May 13, 2013 — ROAM, an Ingenico company and the leading mobile commerce platform provider, and iPayment, Inc., a leading acquirer, today announced a new program in which iPayment will use ROAM’s mobile commerce platform to deliver a suite of mobile point of sale (mPOS) solutions to its merchants throughout the United States. ROAM will provide iPayment merchants with a complete end-to-end solution, including the G4X Secure Mobile Card Reader, ROAMpay X4 Mobile POS Application and the myROAM management portal.
“Our merchants and sales partners rely on iPayment to provide best in class mPOS solutions to position them for continued growth in their respective businesses,” says Carl Grimstad, CEO of iPayment. “We partnered with Roam because they understand that each of our small business merchants has unique payment requirements, and that one solution does not fit all.”
ROAM’s platform capabilities support the largest number of mobile devices of any mPOS provider, including iOS and Android based smartphones and tablets. Its core platform assets – secure readers, applications to support mobile card acceptance, PCI compliance, real time data exchange, and merchant onboarding – are available as turnkey solutions that can be deployed as is, or as complete white label solutions offering branded hardware, applications and support tools. Merchants using ROAM’s platform have access to the most secure mPOS solutions in the market given its hardware, application and network security and encryption through compliance with both payment industry (PCI) security and enterprise data security standards.
“Our partnership with iPayment is just the latest example of our commitment to enabling merchant facing organizations to get to market quickly with industry leading and secure mobile point of sale solutions,” says Ken Paull, CEO of ROAM. “The ROAM mCommerce platform provides iPayment with the ability to immediately leverage our robust set of tools, services and applications to meet the needs of their customers. We’ve invested years of development in order to create a scalable and secure mobile commerce platform so that our partners can focus on helping their merchants reinvent their businesses via the mobile channel.”
ROAM™, an Ingenico company, helps merchants get to market quickly with secure, cost effective and powerful mobile point of sale solutions, regardless of the technology environment. ROAM’s “powered by” mCommerce platform provides the hardware peripherals, applications, tools and services enabling companies worldwide to realize the benefits of using mobile to reinvent their interactions with their customers and to create new business efficiencies. Founded in 2005, ROAM is a pioneer in the mobile POS space, having produced and distributed the industry’s first secure mobile card reader and today powers mobile point of sale solutions for many of the leading companies in this market, globally. For more information, visit www.roamdata.com.
iPayment provides credit and debit card payment processing services to small merchants across the United States. iPayment’s payment processing services enable merchants to accept credit cards from VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club, as well as other forms of payment, including debit cards, checks, gift cards and loyalty programs. iPayment provides payment processing services to approximately 165,000 merchants throughout the United States. For more information, visit www.ipaymentinc.com