TransFirst and AnywhereCommerce Announce Strategic Alliance

January 8, 2015

Hauppauge, New York (January 8, 2015)– TransFirst®, a leading provider of transaction processing services and AnywhereCommerce, a global payments technology provider, have announced their alliance to provide greater value to TransFirst’s merchant customers. This arrangement enables the integration of AnywhereCommerce’s Rambler 2.0 and 3.0 mobile card acceptance hardware into TransFirst’s ProcessNow® Mobile and ProcessNow Register secure payment solutions. With ProcessNow’s flexible and portable processing capabilities, merchants can customize their point of sale to help streamline operations and enhance the customer experience.

“We are looking forward to working with AnywhereCommerce in introducing compelling mobile commerce technologies into this fast-growing market,” said Craig Tieken, Vice President of Product and Integrations for TransFirst. “The company has a well-earned reputation for delivering superior products in terms of innovation, user experience, and reliability. Through this agreement, we expect to offer merchants a number of robust solutions that provide the flexibility, functionality, and dependability they demand.”

AnywhereCommerce mobile commerce solutions employ patented audio-jack attachable and Bluetooth®connectable technology, as well as highly secure encryption that enables any smartphone, iPad®, tablet, or mobile device to be transformed into a fully-functioning, highly-secure, mPOS terminal. Its versatile lineup consists of flexible appliances that support a variety of card-based payment presentation methods, including EMV® chip and PIN card transactions.

“This agreement marks another major milestone for AnywhereCommerce in our continued expansion throughout the United States,” said William Nichols, president and Chief Executive Officer of AnywhereCommerce. “It confirms our commitment to developing and contributing to mobile commerce solutions of exceptional quality, expanded capability, and dependable functionality. At the same time, it validates our ability to serve the evolving needs of the American market. We are very pleased with this important new relationship.”

About TransFirst, LLC

A leading provider of secure transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies, offers innovative products and services designed with financial institution, independent sales organization, healthcare, e-commerce, government and merchant customers’ unique needs in mind. By collaborating with our customers and utilizing strong industry knowledge, we can help them grow their businesses. Founded in 1995, TransFirst continues to attain significant market share and world-class expertise in growing and profitable industry segments. Built on a platform of personal service, customer commitment and flexible pricing, TransFirst is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York, and has operations facilities in Aurora, Colorado; Broomfield, Colorado; Franklin, Tennessee; and Cypress, California; and executive headquarters in Dallas, Texas. Company-wide, TransFirst currently processes approximately an average of $48 billion in annual sales volume. For additional information, please call 800.745.2659 or visit

About AnywhereCommerce

AnywhereCommerce is a global mobile payments technology provider with a portfolio of IP, including the defacto audio-jack patents.  Currently selling to many of the top 20 merchant acquirers, AnywhereCommerce offers their proprietary ‘AnywhereCommerce mSuite’ which includes their global aCommerce Gateway,  payment acceptance devices and software applications for secure mobile; card-present credit, debit, Chip (PIN or signature),and NFC transactions.  The ‘mSuite’ is designed for iOS®, Android™, Windows 8® and Windows Phone and offers end-to-end white label and customized hardware for retail line-busting and mobile field services.  Our 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

iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc. The Bluetooth® word mark is a registered trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. Trademarks are the property of the respective owners and are not necessarily affiliated with TransFirst. EMV is a registered trademark in the U.S. and other countries and is an unregistered trademark in other countries, owned by EMV Co. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.


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