RiTA Server 3.0 Brings Merchants a Step Closer to Card Association Security Compliance.SAVANNAH Savannah, city, United States
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GO Software Inc., a subsidiary of Return On Investment Corporation (OTCBB OTCBB
See OTC Bulletin Board (OTCBB). : ROIE ROIE Return On Investment Corp (stock symbol) ) and a leading provider of point-of-sale (POS (1) See point of sale and packet over SONET.
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POS - point of sale ) payment processing software, today announced the availability of RiTA Server(TM) version 3.0. The highly-scalable RiTA (Rapid Transaction Authority) Server supports more processing networks and transaction types, giving merchants additional options for cost-effective payment processing. The new version also passed a rigorous security assessment, providing added peace of mind to merchants facing card association security program compliance audits.
Ambiron, an independent information security advisory firm, conducted the application-level assessment of RiTA Server 3.0 to determine the security surrounding its storage and processing of cardholder card·hold·er
One who holds a card, especially a credit card.
cardhold data. RiTA 3.0 is the first application of its kind to be assessed against Visa's Payment Application Best Practices (PABP PABP Payment Application Best Practices (credit card processing standard)
PABP Polyadenylate-Binding Protein ), a newly formalized compliance program for applications that process cardholder data. Ambiron found that the use of RiTA Server would not prohibit an entity from meeting CISP CISP Cardholder Information Security Program (Visa)
CISP Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli
CISP Certified IRA Services Professional (American Bankers Association) requirements when implemented into a secure environment, in accordance with industry best practices. A copy of Ambiron's post-assessment opinion letter is available on the GO Software website.
RiTA Server 3.0 also features new support for Purchasing Card Level III (line item detail) transactions on both the FDMS FDMS Federal Docket Management System (US)
FDMS First Data Merchant Services
FDMS Farm Debt Mediation Service (Canada)
FDMS Flight Data Management System (Nabanco platform) and Vital processing networks. Processing line item detail enables merchants, particularly in business-to-business environments, to provide added value to their business customers.
A merchant API (Application Programming Interface) has been added to the new version. "One of our primary objectives is to make it easier for merchants to get transactions flowing," said Tony Abruzzio, executive vice president and general manager, GO Software. "The addition of a merchant API significantly simplifies the installation and configuration process, reducing the time it takes to go live."
Other significant enhancements include:
--Support for credit card, debit card debit card, card that allows the cost of goods or services that are purchased to be deducted directly from the purchaser's checking account. They can also be used at automated teller machines for withdrawing cash from the user's checking account. , gift card and check verification transactions on the Fifth Third (MPS) processing network
--IP connectivity via NetConnect to the Paymentech Tampa processing network, providing an avenue for fast, secure transactions over the Internet
--IP connectivity via the Global VPN (Virtual Private Network) A private network that is configured within a public network (a carrier's network or the Internet) in order to take advantage of the economies of scale and management facilities of large networks. , which eliminates the need for a leased line or frame relay connection and enables merchants to process payments quickly and securely on the Global processing network
--Support for check verification and check authorization transactions on the Global processing network
--Support for restaurant (tip) transactions on the Nova processing network
--Support for debit card transactions on Vital processing network
Designed with speed, scalability and throughput in mind, RiTA Server is a cost-effective middleware payment application that can be integrated into any point-of-sale (POS), e-commerce, restaurant, MOTO (mail order/telephone order) or business-to-business environment application, regardless of operating system or development platform.
About GO Software
GO Software, a subsidiary of Return On Investment Corporation (OTCBB: ROIE), is a leading provider of point-of-sale (POS) payment processing software. More than 150,000 businesses use GO Software's solutions to process payments at high speed, expand their tender types, and lower credit card costs. GO Software provides payment processing solutions to meet the needs of any merchant, regardless of transaction volume, platform or sales environment. For more information, visit www.gosoftware.com or call (800) 725-9264.