SOURCE: EastNets

EastNets

May 14, 2014 11:42 ET

EastNets and Aptys Solutions Join Forces to Offer a Comprehensive Service for Domestic and International Wire Transfers, Responding Proactively to the Growing Demand of Financial Institutions

A Powerful Wire Transfer System to Integrate Multiple Back-Office Systems and Connect to Both SWIFT and FedLine Direct Networks

NEW YORK, NY and DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES--(Marketwired - May 14, 2014) - EastNets, a leading global provider of compliance and payments solutions and services for financial institutions and corporates, has announced its partnership with Texas-based Aptys Solutions, a payments network provider for financial institutions (FIs). This new strategic alliance offers a managed services platform for both domestic and international wire transfers, which provides small to mid-sized FIs a new service which integrates multiple back-office systems and offers a connection to both SWIFT and FedLine Direct networks.

According to EastNets senior executives, one of the key challenges for today's FIs is how complex, time-consuming and costly it is to manage connectivity and workflow to FedLine Direct and SWIFT. There is a high IT cost for maintaining specialized in-house resources, in addition to a fully redundant infrastructure. Any failure in connections or workflows can interrupt the FI's core activities thereby disrupting revenue-generating operations. Looking to address these challenges, the partnership between EastNets and Aptys Solutions has led to the deployment of an integrated wire platform for domestic and international wire processing. In addition, FIs will receive top-quality service-level conditions at a very competitive price, minimizing efforts, investment and time of FIs in migrating to a new wire system and minimizing operation costs.

Hazem Mulhim, CEO and Founder, EastNets, said, "These are very exciting times for today's financial institutions and organizations as the advent of new technologies have played a major role in ensuring seamless transactions. Understanding the key demands of this industry, we have partnered with industry leader Aptys Solutions and have come up with a comprehensive wire transfer system that integrates with FedLine Direct and SWIFT within the US and the rest of the world."

"New compliance regulations are driving the mid to small financial institution market to find better ways to manage their wire service. With the introduction of this integrated platform, FIs will benefit from a user-rich experience that allows them to take advantage of unattended SWIFT and Fed wire processing and lets them reduce operational costs and re-focus on core banking functions," concluded Eric Dotson, EVP of Sales, Aptys Solutions.

About Aptys
Rockwall, Texas-based Aptys Solutions provides financial institutions with a unified platform to support all methods of payment including image exchange, ACH processing, wire processing, payments archive, Federal Reserve messages, least cost routing, in-network exchange (INEX) payment processing and mobile payments, among others. By providing financial institutions with a single point of entry and end-to-end processing for all payment solutions, Aptys helps increase overall efficiencies while reducing expenses associated with managing multiple vendor relationships. For more information, visit www.aptyssolutions.com.

About EastNets:
EastNets® is a leading global provider of compliance and payments solutions for the Financial Services industry. Over the past 30 years EastNets has built distinctive expertise to develop and implement standardized and individual solutions against financial crime, and for risk management, monitoring, analysis, reporting, and state-of-the-art consultancy and customer support. Over 1000 customers including some of the largest international financial institutions rely on EastNets solutions and professional services, and over 300 corporate and financial institutions rely on EastNets for outsourced SWIFT connectivity and compliance software solutions made available as a service through its fully managed service bureaus. EastNets is a global company with regional offices in major cities, supported by a large network of global strategic partners. Visit www.EastNets.com

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