(Oslo, 19 October 2016) EVRY has signed a partnership agreement with Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), a leading international technology company, to provide cutting-edge mobile payment solutions. The partnership enables EVRY to provide secure and user-friendly mobile payments to banks and their customers, at any merchant location that has a contactless payment terminal.
“EVRY is pleased to announce its partnership with G&D. Our ambition is to leverage our extensive banking industry experience by combining it with world-class payment technologies and solutions. G&D´s cloud-based solutions for contactless payment are seen as setting the trend in this field”, comments Wiljar Nesse, EVP for Financial Services at EVRY.
“Mobile payment is developing rapidly. As a partner to both national and international banks, it is important for us to base our solutions on industry standards and well-established infrastructure. Our philosophy is to develop new services in collaboration with banks and their customers. User-friendly innovation that provides both greater cost-efficiency and a better banking experience thanks to secure and easy-to-use solutions is key for us”, he adds.
EVRY serves 150 banks across the Nordic and Baltic regions and the UK and Ireland. One bank in the Nordic region has already become the first to deploy this new mobile payment service, and several other banks are about to launch the solution.
G&D is the number one in digital payment solutions with more than 100 mobile payment implementations worldwide. In addition to mobile payment technology, EVRY will also gain access to G&D’s world-leading chip and technology products.
“We are very happy to partner with EVRY, which is as a leader in its sector in the Nordic region. By combining its issuance solutions with our mobile payment Convego CloudPay solution, EVRY will be well positioned to offer versatile mobile payment services to its banking customers for a true tap & pay experience with high security”, says Edgar Salib, Group Senior Vice-President, Head of Financial Institutions from G&D.
EVRY has one of the most complete ranges of mobile payment solutions on the market, with its offering ranging from mobile wallets and mobile issuing solutions to card administration systems and CloudPay servers. EVRY´s mobile payment platform supports standards such as Visa and MasterCard. In addition, EVRY has an integration platform for other mobile payment solutions, and mobile payment based on Norway’s BankAxept is also part of EVRY´s mobile payment strategy.
About Giesecke & Devrient
Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is a leading international technology provider headquartered in Munich, Germany. Founded in 1852, the Group has a workforce of ca. 11,400 employees and generated sales of approximately EUR 2 billion in the 2015 fiscal year. 58 subsidiaries and joint ventures in 31 countries ensure customer proximity worldwide.
G&D develops, produces, and distributes products and solutions in the payment, secure communication, and identity management sectors. G&D is a technology leader in these markets and holds a strong competitive position. The Group’s customer base mainly comprises central and commercial banks, mobile network operators, business enterprises, governments, and public authorities. For more information, please visit: www.gi-de.com.
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