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Stanchion appoints new non-executive director

Sandy Baker brings a wealth of experience in financial services, fintech, biotech and impact investing in emerging markets.

Stanchion Payment Solutions, a leading provider of global payment application solutions and services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandy Baker as an independent non-executive director of the company.

Sandy brings significant gravitas to the board of Stanchion, thanks to her more than 30 […]

Jul 19th, 2022|News|

Major Israeli Bank Turns to Stanchion for Secure Payment Environments and HSM Migrations

Stanchion Payment Solutions has successfully completed HSM migration for one of Israel’s top three banks. The bank has migrated from ARX hardware security modules (HSMs) to Futurex HSMs.

HSMs power the bank’s secure payments environments such as managing the cryptographic key exchange for the bank’s ATM and kiosk networks. In addition to the core HSM replacement, the bank invested in remote touch […]

Jun 9th, 2022|News|

Stanchion fast-tracks JMMB’s Customer Experience and Fraud Initiatives

JMMB partners with Stanchion to deliver innovative payments solutions to its customers across Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, and the Dominican Republic.

JMMB, one of the leading financial groups in the Caribbean, has partnered with Stanchion Payment Solutions, global specialists in payment solutions and integrations, to reduce fraudulent card transaction activity and create new customer communication experiences.

JMMB is the first bank to […]

Jun 9th, 2022|News|

Love Light Romania helps over 1,000 Ukrainians

Love Light Romania (LLR), a Romanian charity (NGO) celebrating its 20th anniversary, provides care facilities to institutionalised adults with disabilities and was one of the first charities in Romania to react to the conflict in Ukraine, which started on February 24, 2022.

Thanks to sponsorship funding from corporate donors such as Stanchion Payment Solutions and private individuals, we have now helped over […]

Jun 8th, 2022|News|

Stanchion Payments 2022 Workshop – South East Asia

This event is for Executives in Banks & FinTechs in South-East Asia who are keen to understand more about 5 payment challenges being faced in 2022 / 2023 and share our experience in solving them —referencing real case studies from Stanchion’s global customer base.

The last five years have seen rapid development in regulation, compliance, security, standards, technology advancements, and […]

May 3rd, 2022|News|

Stanchion Payments 2022 Workshop – Caribbean

This event is for Executives in Banks & FinTechs in the Caribbean who are keen to understand the 5 payment challenges organisations will face in 2022 and how to solve them. Learn of successful implementations in Europe and the Caribbean.

The last five years have seen rapid development in regulation, compliance, security, standards, technology advancements, and innovation in Payments.
Against this backdrop and […]

Apr 28th, 2022|News|

Stanchion Payments 2022 Workshop – MENA

This event is aimed at executives in banks & fintechs in the GCC and North Africa region who are keen to understand the 5 payment challenges faced in 2022 and how to solve them. Learn of successful implementations in Europe and Middle East North Africa.

The last five years have seen rapid development in regulation, compliance, security, standards, technology advancements, and innovation […]

Feb 2nd, 2022|News|

Stanchion Payments 2022 Workshop – West Africa

This event is aimed at executives in banks & fintechs in Nigeria and Ghana who are interested in understanding the 5 payment challenges faced in 2022 and how to solve them. Learn of successful implementations in Africa and Europe.

The last five years have seen rapid development in regulation, compliance, security, standards, technology advancements, and innovation in Payments. Against this backdrop and […]

Nov 18th, 2021|News|

Stanchion Payments 2022 Workshop – East Africa

This event is aimed at executives in banks & fintechs in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda who are interested in understanding the 5 payment challenges faced in 2022 and how to solve them. Learn of successful implementations in Africa and Europe.

The last five years have seen rapid development in regulation, compliance, security, standards, technology advancements, and innovation in Payments. Against this […]

Nov 18th, 2021|News|

Futurex Crypto Chat with Stanchion Payment Solutions: FinTech Innovations, Agility, What’s Next in Contactless Payments

Roland Allen, general manager, EMEA, Futurex, chats with Rudolf Smit, Managing Director: Africa, Stanchion Payment Solutions

Roland: You work with payment companies around the world. Tell us about an interesting integration (or application).

Rudolf: As a system integrator, we deliver a wide variety of projects and integrations globally. More recently, we did several Token Life Cycle Management (TLCM) implementations […]

Aug 13th, 2021|News|

Driving Change Efficiency through Skills Augmentation and Automation for your Payments Environment

This document presents an overview of the augmentation, automation and virtualisation capabilities that apply to the payment environments, especially the ATM, Kiosks, POS and SoftPOS environments that Stanchion offers through its solution vendor partners. It is intended for anyone who has to manage payment operations, predominantly in non-production and testing environments.

The industries that this document is likely to be relevant to […]

Jul 13th, 2021|News|

Stanchion launches comprehensive new payment switch solution SwitchCare

Stanchion Payment Solutions, a global specialist in payment solutions and integration, has launched SwitchCare, an innovative and comprehensive offering that ensures the optimal management of Payment Switch environments.

The service is aimed at payment processing companies that have transaction switching platforms at the heart of their operational infrastructures. Using best-of-breed tools and drawing off Stanchion’s specialist team’s expert knowledge […]

Jun 23rd, 2021|News|

Stanchion fast-tracks Banzpay’s digital payments initiatives

Banzpay partners with Stanchion to deliver innovative payments solutions to its clients across New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.

Banzpay, a New Zealand-based fintech services provider of payments and banking solutions to financial institutions across New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, has partnered with Stanchion Payment Solutions, global specialists in payment solutions and integrations, to ensure the optimal delivery of services to […]

Jun 23rd, 2021|News|

Workshop Spotlights Automation Solutions for ATM Operators

Industry experts spread across five continents attended an online workshop hosted by Stanchion Payments Solutions to discuss opportunities for the use of automation tools in ATM environments to drive revenue growth, ensure relevance, and control operational costs, in the face of ongoing challenges brought about by pandemic restrictions and changes in customer behaviour.

The event, supported by Futurex, NCR and Paragon, […]

May 5th, 2021|News|

phos and Stanchion collaborate to connect merchants in the Middle East to the contactless digital payment ecosystem via Android mobile devices

Partnership is a game-changer in enabling contactless acceptance for smaller merchants across the region

Dubai, November 2020: phos, the fintech behind the first-ever software-only Point of Sale (SoftPoS), and Stanchion Payment Solutions, a global specialist in payments systems and integration, today announced that they have partnered to help payments processing Financial Institutions to accelerate time to market with […]

Nov 26th, 2020|News|

Stanchion announces support for Card Digitisation and Tokenisation Services on the Verto platform

Security requirements, industry mandates and consumer demand for contactless mobile payments have continued to fuel the need for Tokenisation services. Many card issuers have not embraced the likes of Apple Pay and Google Pay yet, but it is fast becoming a necessity.

Stanchion is now able to address those precise market needs with the official launch of additional libraries on its Verto […]

Nov 12th, 2020|News|

phos and Stanchion collaborate to connect merchants in Africa to the contactless digital payment ecosystem via their existing Android mobile devices

Partnership is a game-changer in enabling contactless acceptance for smaller merchants across the continent

Johannesburg, South Africa, October 2020: phos, the fintech behind the first-ever software-only Point of Sale (SoftPoS), and Stanchion Payment Solutions, a global specialist in payments systems and integration, today announced that they have partnered to help payments processing companies and banks to accelerate time to market […]

Oct 23rd, 2020|News|

phos and Stanchion collaborate to connect European merchants to a contactless digital payment ecosystem via their existing Android mobile devices

Partnership is a game-changer in enabling contactless acceptance for smaller merchants across the region as they reopen and recover

London, United Kingdom, 16th September, 2020: phos, the fintech behind the first-ever software-only Point of Sale (SoftPoS), and Stanchion Payment Solutions, a global specialist in payments systems and integration, have today announced a partnership to enable payment processors and […]

Sep 16th, 2020|News|

Neverfail and Stanchion have reached a Partnership Agreement for Neverfail Continuity Engine in support of a Mission Critical Banking Application

AUSTIN, TX USA – August 28, 2020 – Neverfail and Stanchion have reached a partnership agreement for sales and services of Neverfail Continuity Engine.

With business continuity and disaster recovery playing a key role in the survival of any business; it’s essential to have a proven, world-class protection technology to ensure continued operation of the most critical IT systems. Neverfail Continuity Engine […]

Sep 3rd, 2020|News|

First Successful ARX Migration in Israel Uses Futurex HSMs for Secure Payment Environments

TEL AVIV, Israel, 19 August, 2020Futurex, Stanchion, and Credics Technologies Ltd are working together to support financial institutions in Israel to manage data encryption for their operations, including those that are migrating from the ARX hardware security modules (HSMs) to modern platforms. Together, they have invested […]

Aug 19th, 2020|News|

Stanchion Payment Solutions appoints Kevin Blackwell as MD for the Middle East

Stanchion Payment Solutions, a global specialist in payments systems and integration, has appointed Kevin Blackwell as its new managing director for the Middle East. Kevin replaces Steven Kirrage, who was appointed as Stanchion’s global CEO in March this year.

Based in Dubai, Kevin will lead Stanchion’s growth in the strategically important Middle East territory. He joined Stanchion in 2017 as Business Development […]

May 7th, 2020|News|

Steven Kirrage appointed as CEO at Stanchion Payment Solutions

Stanchion Payment Solutions, a global specialist in payments systems and integration, has announced that it has appointed Steven Kirrage as its global CEO with effect from the 16th March 2020. Graham Williams, the outgoing CEO, will assume the position of Chairman and will continue to provide strategic guidance to the board.

Based in Dubai, Kirrage is currently a director at Stanchion. He […]

Apr 8th, 2020|News|

Stanchion Appoints Norman Frankel as MD for Europe

Stanchion, a leading payments fintech solutions company, has appointed Norman Frankel, as Managing Director for Europe and the UK bringing significant payment industry experience with him. Frankel, who will be based in the UK office, will help Stanchion to unlock growth opportunities across the region and to refine its offering for the European market.

Frankel has more than 25 years of experience […]

Apr 9th, 2019|News|

Transaction monitoring – who is watching the watchers?

Finding out how to monitor active/active environments without letting the tech get in the way
 ~ Steve Kirrage, Director of Stanchion Payment Solutions, Middle East.

Ask any financial IT operations team what their number one headache is, and the answer is likely to be unplanned downtime.

Reducing downtime is easily a top priority for IT professionals working for banks, card services and payment processing […]

Apr 10th, 2018|Opinion|