AnywhereCommerce Gateway Certified for PCI 3.0

New certifications further extend compliance for major card brands and global programs


MONTREAL, May 7 2015 – AnywhereCommerce, a global payments solutions provider, announced that its aCommerce Gateway has been certified compliant with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard version 3.0 (PCI 3.0) mandates. Compliance with this latest standard adds to the roster of certifications and approvals that the company has achieved in recent months, which includes AnywhereCommerce’s gateway and payment acceptance solutions approval in the Visa Accelerated Connection Platform (VACP) program. The company’s gateway is at the center of its global aCommerce Management Platform that provides gateway connectivity to leading regional and global processors.

“The global payments landscape is in constant flux, and payments services providers rely on companies like ours to deliver secure and seamless transaction processing,” said William Nichols, president and chief executive officer for AnywhereCommerce. “Approval of our aCommerce platform for the PCI 3.0, VACP, and Rapid Connect programs—as well as EMVCo certifications and approvals for Europe, Asia , and other global regions—helps assure our customers that they can safely conduct business across the globe. We are continually investing in our technology to maintain the highest standards of security and compliance with the broad range of rules and regulations put forth by card associations and organizations such as PCI and EMVCo.”

A central element of the company’s mSuite end-to-end solutions family, the aCommerce Management Platform leverages cloud-based operations to deliver enhanced gateway, reporting and administrative capabilities to partners that serve merchants in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and Europe. The platform supports advanced fraud detection services, tokenization, and encryption to help assure the integrity of each transaction.

AnywhereCommerce products are recognized worldwide for their quality and reliability. The company provides EMVCo certified and PCI compliant payment acceptance solutions through its AnywhereCommerce mSuite™ solutions family as well as a robust customization environment supported with the CorePay Opened SDK, field-proven APIs, international gateway, and a broad range of software and hardware customization options.

About AnywhereCommerce

AnywhereCommerce is a global mobile payments technology solutions provider with an extensive IP portfolio, including the recognized audio-jack patents. AnywhereCommerce offers a global suite of hardware, software and gateway solutions for secure online and mobile card-present credit, debit, Chip (PIN and signature), and NFC transactions. Its Universal “aCommerce Platform” designed for iOS, Android, Blackberry and WP8, provides white label and customized software applications for retail line-busting and mobile field services. Its PCI and EMVCo certified ecosystem provides optimal security, reliability, convenience and return on investment for merchants, networks, issuers, processors and acquirers. For more information, please visit

Pamela Rasey