Merchant e-Solutions (MeS), a leader in payment processing services, today announced that it is adding Payer Authentication security programs to its e-Commerce service offering.
Enhanced e-Commerce services are delivered through the integration of CardinalCommerce's Centinel system with the MeS Payment Network and include support for Verified by Visa and MasterCard SecureCode, as well as alternative payment brands like Bill Me Later.
In focusing on the needs of e-Commerce merchants, MeS has developed the MeS Payment Network that includes a direct association connection for authorization. Proprietary payment solutions include the MeS Payment Gateway and MeS Virtual Terminal, which provide for better control of costs, interchange qualification, and service levels. The payment solutions provided by MeS are comprehensive and PCI compliant and designed with features that eliminate the need for merchants to store cardholder data, thereby reducing a merchant's risk exposure. With a streamlined interface, the MeS Payment Gateway provides merchants with an e-Commerce proven solution that's easy on a merchant's IT resources and ideal for integration with existing order-entry products, shopping carts, electronic retail systems and cash registers. The integration of Cardinal Centinel provides additional benefits of interchange relief and cardholder authentication through participation in the Verified by Visa and MasterCard SecureCode programs, as well as fraudulent chargeback protection.
"In addition to expanding payment acceptance, MeS is providing merchants with access to the large market of potential customers who want assurance their online payments are secure," says Jim Aviles, COO, Merchant e-Solutions. "Cardinal's reputation as a worldwide leading provider of authentication programs, combined with MeS' proprietary payment services will enable us to continue to expand our services in the e-Commerce arena."
"Cardinal is pleased to combine the power of Cardinal Centinel, our merchant platform that enables multiple payment brands with one easy integration, with the Merchant e-Solutions payment system," says Michael Keresman III, CEO, CardinalCommerce. "With thousands of merchants and growing, MeS will be a major player in the eCommerce space and we're happy to provide this new value to their present and future merchants."