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ACI Worldwide Receives Frost & Sullivan 2017 European Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award in the Payment Systems Market

January 10, 2018

ACI recognized for its European data center, flexible ‘always-on’ technology, and commitment to customers

NAPLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2018-- ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, has received the 2017 European Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award in the payment systems market from Frost & Sullivan, global research company.

Frost & Sullivan’s Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award recognizes companies that operate with a thorough understanding of market, technical, economic, financial, and customer best practices, and demographic analyses. Its industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research to identify best practices.

“Beyond its expansive portfolio of global market-leading payments solutions, connectors, and gateways, ACI sets the standard for the European payments industry,” said Jean-Noël Georges, global program director, Frost & Sullivan. “ACI commits to sourcing—and investing in—innovative solutions that propel the payments industry forward. Whether it is blockchain technology or the latest in Big Data analytics, the company consistently reinvests in research and development to keep up with the latest emerging technology.”

Frost & Sullivan analysts recognize ACI for its solutions’ flexibility and immense value to its customers. The report highlights that “the white label UP eCommerce Payments solution includes embedded fraud and risk management, as well as a record of boosting conversion rates. Moreover, ACI requires less capital investment for scaling up; whereas competitors would require purchasing new hardware, ACI can scale up the software faster and with easier implementation to cope with greater volumes.”

Frost & Sullivan also notes that “across its segment, with specific offerings (for eCommerce, processors, commercial, and retail banks), ACI strives to maintain its reputation for ‘always-on’ availability and to enable the features and functions that customers require for new revenue-generating operations.”

About ACI Worldwide
ACI Worldwide, the Universal Payments (UP) company, powers electronic payments for more than 5,100 organizations around the world. More than 1,000 of the largest financial institutions and intermediaries, as well as thousands of global merchants, rely on ACI to execute $14 trillion each day in payments and securities. In addition, myriad organizations utilize our electronic bill presentment and payment services. Through our comprehensive suite of software solutions delivered on customers’ premises or through ACI’s private cloud, we provide real-time, immediate payments capabilities and enable the industry’s most complete omni-channel payments experience. To learn more about ACI, please visit You can also find us on Twitter @ACI_Worldwide.

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