Authorize.Net, which provides the infrastructure and security necessary for retailers to submit fast, reliable and secure transaction data over the Internet, has posted the following open letter:
We’re excited to announce our support for Apple Pay, which Apple announced during its recent keynote event. Not only do we expect Apple Pay to be a leader in mobile and in-app payments, it will be included at no additional cost with every Authorize.Net account.
About Apple Pay
Apple Pay allows merchants to use their Authorize.Net account to securely accept and process in-app payments from customers with the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Apple Pay uses the Visa Token Service and similar tokenization solutions developed by MasterCard and American Express.
Benefits of Apple Pay
Apple Pay is a tokenized payment solution that replaces sensitive payment information with a digital account number or “token,” which is passed in place of the actual card number, helping to make payments more secure.
Additional benefits include:
• A fast, secure in-app purchase experience – eliminates the need to enter credit card information during checkout.
• New growth opportunities – opens merchants’ businesses to the millions of Apple users expected to purchase the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
• Unified reporting – all of the merchants’ Authorize.Net transactions—online, mobile, in-app and more—in one place.
We’re looking forward to Apple Pay providing further opportunities for expanding your business. Thanks for being an Authorize.Net partner.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Spark” for the heads up.]
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