|[ Lexcelerated News ]
February 18, 2011
Wincor Nixdorf U.K. Taps Lexcel For Payment Network Testing
LONDON and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., February 18, 2011 – Lexcel Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of business virtualization software and services for the payment technology industry, announced that Wincor Nixdorf’s United Kingdom office has licensed several of the company’s applications in order to more effectively test and manage processing in its hosted transaction processing center. Wincor Nixdorf is a World-leading provider of innovative IT solutions to the retail and retail banking industries.
“Wincor Nixdorf completed a thorough evaluation of competitive solutions, and the Lexcel test suite and team were able to clearly demonstrate the technical ability and experience we need to meet our current business needs,” said Jan Rees, switch manager at Wincor Nixdorf. “Lexcel facilitates our deployment of compliant services through rigorous testing and thereby improving the quality and time to market for new products and services.”
Wincor Nixdorf have recently implemented Lexcel’s TestSystem Network, a technology platform providing a complete solution for testing transaction authorizations against regional and global networks, and TestSystem POS, software that speeds the process of application development and allows acquiring systems to be exercised without the need for additional hardware.
“Payment systems are constantly changing,” said Carl Kubitz, president and chief executive officer of Lexcel. “By working closely with Lexcel, Wincor can more effectively manage new technologies, certification, lower processing fees and attain certification. Our virtual testing will enable Wincor Nixdorf’s customers to roll out new products and respond faster to market conditions.”
Lexcel’s TestSystem Network enables complete and accurate execution of tests 24 hours a day, seven days a week, providing a complete testing solution from transaction origination through to authorization and clearing. By analyzing the characteristics of transactions, the advanced program ensures compliance with network and business mandates. TestSystem Network performs a wide range of transaction processing services including calculating conversion rates and currency conversions, while also delivering the ability to accurately test production-like scenarios in an offline environment. The program also facilitates the simulation of more than 70 Processor, Network, Association, and Gateway Switch transaction formats.
|About Lexcel Solutions, Inc.
Doing business in North America, Europe and South America, Lexcel provides end-to-end payment testing software and services to third-party transaction processors, debit and credit networks, financial institutions, retailers, ATM/POS manufacturers and government organizations. The company works with such well-know companies as Heartland Payment Systems®, STAR® Network, Wincor Nixdorf, Mercury Payments®, United States Postal Service®, and WorldPayTM. Lexcel products reduce the time, cost and effort to perform transaction network test scheduling, maintenance and execution, regression and stress testing, and settlement testing for ATM, POS, EFT and EMV transactions. Clients of Lexcel improve the quality of their software development operations and ensure compliance with ISO8583 testing requirements while increasing processing system integrity. More information on Lexcel's end-to-end testing solutions can be found at www.lexcel.com.