payment processing software
Setting limits on transactions to be processed so that the business of the processing company could be successful does sound strange to third-party people. It would seem that the more transactions the payment service provider processes, the bigger the commission it will receive from the customers. And the limits seem to hinder the growth of the business of the payment company. Nevertheless, the system of limits is part of the control over the transactions performed by the processing company and serves as an important means of maintaining stability and security of the business.
Usually, online merchants do not know it, but international payment systems (VISA, Mastercard and others) recommend payment service providers to limit the number of accepted payment transactions carried out using the same bank card through the same merchant account (i.e. online store or mobile application) within one day. These recommendations vary depending on the type of online business.
In the summer of 2018, the eComCharge team has enhanced its SaaS white label payment platform beGateway with another functionality. We have added BIN-routing – automatic routing of card transactions to the desired acquiring bank depending on the card BIN (Bank Identification Number). This functionality is part of SMART-routing which the team is planning to implement in the near future.
Thanks to the new functionality, the cost of Internet acquiring for the tenants of the white label payment gateway has decreased on average by 0.6%. It is because processing companies can now direct payment card transactions for processing to the acquiring banks for which these transactions are Intraregional, Domestic or even On-us.
How long does it take to install, configure, and launch the white label payment gateway for the payment service provider? How to accelerate it.
To handle online payments for merchants, modern processing companies need a modern payment gateway with a satisfactory set of functionalities. It can either be developed independently, which means hiring a team of developers, investing a couple of thousands of hundreds of euros and spending at least one year on the simplest version development. You can also buy a ready-made processing system. Or, rent a white label payment gateway with technical support and subsequent purchasing of the code, which is the least costly and sometimes the most advantageous solution for most payment companies.
If you opt for renting or buying a ready-made payment gateway as a White Label Solution, let’s talk about the launch time of its commercial operation.
White label payment gateway solution. Receiving Internet payments for a traditional retailer. Not a traditional approach.
Why does a traditional retailer need a white label payment gateway solution? Traditional trade has been experiencing increasing pressure from electronic trade competition for years. Simplicity and convenience of online shopping causes the fact that more and more goods which were previously purchased by an average buyer during an obligatory daily trip to a supermarket, are now bought via the Internet.
Traditional retailers, who have for decades felt secure and confident, now feel threatened by a new generation of Internet traders and certainly do not want to passively watch the latter bite off more and more from their pie.
Processing 200 transactions per second and system uptime at 99.999%. Where can I get a payment gateway software for my payment business? Part 3.
In the two previous articles, we analyzed the business model of the payment business and payment tools that a company can offer their online merchants to accept. Today, let’s talk about the processing system (aka the processing platform, or payment gateway software) which is the technical core of the payment service provider.
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Any company strives to increase their profits. This is the rule of business. Payment service providers are no exception and constantly think how to reduce costs effectively for payment processing system software developing and support.
However, the payment acceptance and processing industry has its own peculiarities.
When arranging for any business to accept payments over the Internet (all administrative matters settled, customer questionnaire filled out, all required documents provided, and a contract for rendering payment services signed), there comes the final step – launching technical interaction between an online store, a website or a mobile application and a payment service provider’s processing system (i.e. your rented payment processing software).
This is what programmers call integrating an online merchant’s resource with a processing system. And those who are no IT professionals simply call “adding a PAY button”.