SOURCE: Shift4 Corporation

Shift4 Corporation

July 27, 2011 12:50 ET

NOVEXSYS Integrates With Shift4 to Bring Added Security and Simplicity to Their Merchants

IRVING, TX and LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Jul 27, 2011) - Shift4 Corporation, the world's largest card-present payment gateway, and NOVEXSYS, LLC, are proud to announce an integration that will allow users of the NOVEXSYS Property Management System (PMS) to completely remove the PMS from the scope of PCI compliance audits.

While NOVEXSYS' previous gateway solution allowed merchants to avoid processing and storing cardholder data (CHD) within the PMS, they were still required to transmit that data through their systems to processors and banks.

"We are very concerned about all of our customers' security," said NOVEXSYS President Steve Woodward. "Taking this last compliance concern -- the transmitting -- out of the equation is something we felt was very important."

Adding Shift4's DOLLARS ON THE NET® gateway enabled them to remove that final element of CHD from their PMS, effectively removing the PMS from their merchants' scope of PCI audits.

"NOVEXSYS has always had a mind for security in their application," said Bob Lowe, Shift4's Vice President of Business Development. "We at Shift4 are very pleased to help them with this additional safeguard to their system and to bring this advanced security and peace of mind to their merchant end-users."

It was actually the support of one of those merchants that brought this integration to completion. Janet Darnall of Strand Development has been a long-time client of Shift4. When her organization recently acquired a new property that was running NOVEXSYS, Darnall knew what needed to be done.

"When reviewing the system at a new property, two criteria are looked at: PCI compliance, and if they are partnered with Shift4," Darnall said. "This system wasn't, but when we called NOVEXSYS and learned that they were only hours from certification with Shift4, we were very excited."

Darnall encouraged both sides to dive in and the certification was quickly completed. Now available to all NOVEXSYS customers, the benefits of Darnall's request extend far beyond Strand Development's new property.

"There is not a better choice for NOVEXSYS to partner with than Shift4 -- and I'm sure it will be a powerful selling point for both of them," Darnall said.

The integration is currently available and interested parties should contact NOVEXSYS for more information.

About Shift4 Corporation

Founded in Las Vegas in 1994, Shift4 Corporation is the world's largest independent card-present gateway, serving more than 20,000 clients in several industries, including Hospitality, Retail, Food & Beverage, Mail/Telephone Order, and e-Commerce. Boasting more than 350 POS/PMS integrations and maintaining absolute bank- and processor-neutrality, Shift4 is proudly merchant-centric, helping clients secure the best discount rates while providing industry-leading security, speed, and reliability. Recognized as a pioneer of Tokenization, Shift4 has processed more than three billion tokenized transactions since it coined the term in 2005. Shift4's DOLLARS ON THE NET® solution provides unparalleled pre- and post-settlement auditing capabilities, fraud protection, and drastically simplified PCI-compliance. For more information, visit http://www.shift4.com.

About NOVEXSYS

NOVEXSYS, LLC, was founded in 2007 by Centrada Solutions, a Dallas-based Technology Services company which specializes in providing IT services to Hotels, Hotel Owners, and Hotel Management Companies. NOVEXSYS is a Web-based property management system that provides hoteliers with convenient access to the information employees need to turn insight into action -- and ultimately drive business success and guest satisfaction. For more information, visit www.novexsys.com.

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