VocaLink, the international payments provider, today announced a partnership with Clairmail, leader in mobile banking and payments solutions.
The partnership will enable banks to use Clairmail's Smart Client technology to deliver new services to their customers, such as Person-to-Person Mobile Payments, enabled by VocaLink's real-time capabilities, such as Faster and Immediate Payments and multi-channel service options. Through this partnership, VocaLink and Clairmail will enable banks to provide a roadmap of innovative, real-time banking solutions through the mobile channel.
Working with Clairmail, VocaLink will further expand on its strategy of enabling financial services institutions to implement and benefit from end-to-end, inter-bank, real-time payments solutions. Organisations in the banking sector can now integrate sophisticated mobile payment solutions from Clairmail with VocaLink's Immediate Payments solution and Multi-Channel Gateway product.
The partnership will greatly benefit VocaLink customers looking to deliver a successful consumer payments strategy through the mobile channel. Clairmail helps banks and financial services organisations deliver mobile capabilities to their customers across all lines of business, enabling them to maximize profitability and more quickly reap return on investment in existing products.
Marc Terry, Managing Director, Global Transaction Services at VocaLink, said "As smartphone sales continue to soar and consumer demand for mobile banking increases, financial services organisations can no longer ignore the huge potential of the mobile channel when it comes to delivering a successful consumer payments strategy. Our partnership with Clairmail will enable banks to effectively deliver innovative banking solutions, benefiting from a truly end-to-end solution."
Pete Daffern, CEO at Clairmail, commented "VocaLink is a pioneer in delivering smarter international payments solutions and we're delighted to embark on this exciting partnership. We're proud that this will enable us to offer what we deem to be a very compelling proposition for banks - VocaLink's best-in-class infrastructure together with our wide range of services for mobile banking and payments."