Press Release

Industry Accolades Reinforce ACI Worldwide Payment Hub Leadership

December 9, 2021
  • Omdia Universe: ACI recognized as Market Leader in Selecting a Payment Hub, 2021-22 report
  • Forrester Now Tech: ACI spotlighted in Enterprise Payment Processing Platforms, Q3 2021
  • Mercator Payments Hub Market: ACI highlighted in Vendor Solutions Overview: Technology Advances Offer a New Perspective

MIAMI, FL – December 9, 2021 — ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time digital payment software and solutions, has been recognized by leading international research firms including Forrester, Mercator and Omdia for the company’s leadership in Payment Hub capabilities.

ACI was recognized as a Leader in the Omdia Universe: Selecting a Payment Hub, 2021-22 Report. Among the twelve leading participating vendors, ACI Enterprise Payments Platform scored the joint highest mark for its solution capabilities and scored highest for market presence due to its diverse coverage of markets and segmentations.

ACI Enterprise Payments Platform allows financial institutions (FIs) to focus on serving customer expectations while managing the migration from legacy and siloed infrastructures with an ISO-20022 compliant, secure and resilient orchestrated payments hub. It enables FIs to rapidly respond to shifting trends, regulatory mandates and new competition across all lines of business and payment types with a modern payment platform deployed on premise or in the cloud.

According to the Omdia report, “ACI’s Enterprise Payments Platform is highly adaptable and has been deployed across a wide range of institution types and geographies. Research and development account for more than half of its staff dedicated to its payment hub platform, and ACI also has a large customer support team with a global presence, which enables the vendor to provide additional tailored support where required.”

The report added that “ACI is focused on providing overlay services on top of the real-time payment rails, including request-to-pay, recurring payments/e-Mandates, and person-to-person proxy payments, with ACI being the first company to market request-to-pay for a client in Hungary.”

ACI and its Enterprise Payment Platform gained recognition in other key Payment Hub reports including:

“We are honored to be recognized by Omdia as a Leader in Payment Hubs and this recognition validates our great team and great technology. And being included in the Forrester and Mercator reports further reinforces our market position,” said Sam Jawad, head of Banks and Financial Intermediaries, ACI Worldwide. “As the industry continues its rapid evolution, we are delivering the necessary capabilities to empower our customers to thrive.”

About ACI Worldwide

ACI Worldwide is a global software company that provides mission-critical real-time payment solutions to corporations. Customers use our proven, scalable and secure solutions to process and manage digital payments, enable omni-commerce payments, present and process bill payments, and manage fraud and risk. We combine our global footprint with local presence to drive the real-time digital transformation of payments and commerce.

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