Aurus Leads US EMV Semi-Integrated Platform Certifications

January 4, 2016, Boston, Mass. Aurus, Inc. a global leader in innovative payment solutions completed it’s seventh EMV payment processor certification in December 2015. Today it’s 5th generation semi-integration payment platform, AurusPay®, is EMV certified with American Express, Elavon, First Data (Nashville, BuyPass, North Platforms) TSYS and Vantiv. AurusPay also received Level 3 certifications with these processors for over 10 different models of Ingenico and Verifone devices.

The AurusPay® solution is now upgraded stores POS (Point-Of-Sale) from multiple nationwide retailer to accept EMV. Since the October 2015 EMV liability shift deadline, the AurusPay® platform has processed American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa EMV chip card transactions in the hospitality, specialty retail, discount retailers and service related retailer industry segments.

Aurus plans to continue spearheading EMV acceptance by completing at additional processor certifications in the First Quarter 2016 coupled with completing Level 3 certifications with even a more extensive selection of credit card devices. Major EMV deployments are also underway in other major retailers, including supermarket industry.

“With AurusPay®, Brookstone was able quickly and at a substantial savings over other platforms, upgrade our store’s POS to accept EMV chip cards for the 2015 Holiday Shopping Season. “Stated John Leary, Director of Information Security and Compliance at Brookstone,  “ During the EMV migration process, Aurus worked closely with the Brookstone operations, accounting and information technology teams to ensure a seamless transition. “

AurusPay® offers leading security technology (AurusShield®) that takes the ”POS out of PCI Scope”. AurusShield’s patented (US Patent # 8543461) payment segmentation process; P2PE (point-to-point encryption); and Tokenization. In Addition to the US, the AurusPay® solution is also EMV certified with processors in Europe and Canada.

About Aurus, Inc.

Aurus Inc., headquartered in Boston with development offices in Pune, India, is a global leader in providing innovative technology solutions using economical development models for Fortune 2000 companies in retail, healthcare and financial services industries. The Company’s global PCI-DSS and PA-DSS certified processing platform (AurusPay®), protects retailers POS card data against malware attack using it’s innovative patented security solution, AurusShield. Aurus provides expertise, solutions and custom development for payment processing, BYOD mobile development, EMV/NFC, store systems integration and security solutions. For more information visit: www.aurusinc.com

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