ATLANTA--()--Bluefin Payment Systems, a leading provider of secure, electronic payment services, announced today the selection of Chicago-based VOKAL Interactive for deployment of the company’s payment gateway on the iPhone and the iPad. VOKAL will also serve as a referring partner, presenting Bluefin’s secure payment gateway to their current clients.
“VOKAL’s experience and expertise in the mobile space will provide an excellent enhancement to the secure payment platform that we offer our integrated software partners.”
Bluefin Payment Systems works with integrated software vendors (ISVs) and software as a service (SaaS) companies in a variety of industries to integrate their payment gateway into the software platforms, or offerings, creating an all-in-one solution for vendors’ clients. Bluefin’s gateway is currently accessible via POS devices, virtual terminal, MOTO and through E-commerce, and offering a mobile application will help round out the company’s product suite.
“We are excited to work with Reid Lappin and the team at Vokal,” said John M. Perry, CEO of Bluefin Payment Systems. “VOKAL’s experience and expertise in the mobile space will provide an excellent enhancement to the secure payment platform that we offer our integrated software partners.”
Founded in 2009, VOKAL Interactive is a full-service, award-winning mobile agency based in Chicago, IL. VOKAL works to align clients’ mobile strategies and products with their business and customer needs. As a leader in the mobile market, it is VOKAL’s strategy, people and delivery model that sets them apart.
“We are very proud and excited about our partnership with John and his team at Bluefin,” said Reid Lappin, CEO of VOKAL Interactive. “There is tremendous opportunity in mobile payments, and with the power of Bluefin’s existing infrastructure and the company’s ability to innovate, I believe they will become a leader in the mobile space.”
Bluefin’s mobile application will provide merchants a turn-key payment application for single and multi-user deployments. Bluefin will also be delivering mobile SDK’s to ISVs and SaaS companies to ease the integration of payments into their proprietary mobile applications.
About Bluefin Payment Systems
Bluefin Payment Systems specializes in providing secure payment gateway solutions to over 15,000 U.S. and Canadian merchants. The company provides debit/credit card acceptance, ACH processing, recurring billing and more, all backed by secure solutions including end-to-end encryption for POS transactions, transparent redirection, hosted pay page, store and convert processes and PCI consulting for large companies. Bluefin serves major E-Commerce merchants and partners with leading Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) in a variety of industries to bundle payment processing with their software offerings, enhancing product value and increasing customer satisfaction. Bluefin Payment Systems is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with offices in New York, Chicago and Tulsa.
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