PAY.ON operates with new London data centre one of the most powerful payment processing hotspots

07-Jul-2012 | News-Press Release

Munich, Bayern ( prsafe ) July 3, 2012 - PAY.ON AG,a world leading service provider for global payment processing,has switched all operations to its new central data centre in London, setting a new quality benchmark for global transactions. The performance concept of the new processing hotspot goes beyond today's industry standards. It features interconnectedredundant hot spares between two 'Tier 3+'data centre units for state-of-the-art high availability, highest processing performance, as well as free scalability and flexibility thanks to state-of-the-art virtualisation. Internationally applicable PCI-DSS v2 and ISO 27k standards provide the highest degree of data security as well as best risk protection through the use of a DDOS mitigation solution. Connected to London as the most powerful Internet hub in Europe, payment providers now have a processing infrastructure at their disposal that covers every requirement and dimension of modern payment transactions.

PAY.ON AG, operator of the routing gateway 'PayPipe' and the processing platform 'PaySourcing', is aligning its infrastructuretowards future demands in the global and dynamically growing payment market at an early stage in matters of productivity, redundancy and service continuity. At the same time, the setup of the data centre optimises the processing of transaction volumes also for major clients in terms of data consistency, latency and security. Decisive in the selection of London as the location for the data centre is its direct and thus uninterrupted connection to the world's high-speed data highways. With the data centre providerTelecityGroup, PAY.ON has one of the most renowned infrastructure partners in Europe when it comes to state-of-the-art and highly efficient IT environments.Accordingly, clients have access to the best possible set-up in every respect.

With the new central data centre in London, the data centre structure of PAY.ON is technology leading in terms of quality, reliability, availability, scalability and security in payment processing. The processing hotspot consists of two entirely physically separate 'Tier 3+'data centres, which are synchronizedvia permanent and continuously redundant active/active fibre channel connections, including automated real-time failover. The operation setup is hot/hot. As such, both units process in parallel, permitting active volume management and establishing completely failure- and maintenance-free operation. A total of more than 16,000 internal and external monitoring processes safeguard the high availability of all system units.The previous data centre in Germany serves as additional backup (disaster recovery).

PAY.ON services are hosted in anown redundant, highly secured cloud via the new central data centre. The entire server architecture is completely virtualised and thus seamlessly scalable at all times. Storage, memory, and CPUare being triggered automatically when reaching 60 per cent capacity utilization. Due to the flexibility of the set-up, the system can also be duplicated for major clients for their own use upon request.Highest standards also apply to the security concept, which complies with all the requirements of PCI-DSS v2. Among other things, this includes redundantly installed firewalls in all system connections, comprehensive intrusion detection and DDOS mitigationfor immediately averting attacks, extensive anti-virus measures in every interface as well as a corresponding multi-layer network design.In addition to PCI-DSS v2, the data centre itself is additionally certified in accordance with ISO 27001 and ISO 9001.

About PAY.ON:

PAY.ON AG is a world leading operator of payment infrastructure systems and supplier of the white label platform 'PaySourcing' and the routing gateway 'PayPipe'. 'PaySourcing' makes it possible for customers to outsource all relevant payment and risk-management processes, or procure them via cloud computing and thus become a payment service provider themselves whilst saving money, time and resources. 'PayPipe' is a high-performance payment gateway that connects all payment market participants with each other using just one interface. Accordingly, 'PayPipe' accelerates global availability for all market participants like no other network. Using 'PayPipe', transactions can be processed online for all payment methods in all currencies and across all systems. All PAY.ON systems are PCI-DSS-certified and thus guarantee compliance with the security standards and requirements that apply to the international payment market. Further information can be found at

Press contact:

Wilhelm Fuchs
Manager Global Press & Public Relations


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