The business area Switching provides; - Authorisation Acquiring Services, from authorization to delivery of purchase transactions and clearing & settlement - Authorization Issuing services, which means to process and forward the authorizations to the correct recipient of a network consisting of many different actors.
Basic functionality of Authorisation Acquiring is to process and forward the authorization and purchase transactions to the correct recipient of a network consisting of many different actors.
Transaction dialogue is based on the "single message purchase transactions" or "dual message purchase transactions" (an authorization, followed by purchase transaction, which is delivered to EVRY per file).
The technical platform is designed to handle large transaction volumes in an efficient manner. It supports both connection from terminals, acquirers and PSPs, and links to network cards, different card issuers and acquirers.