Thursday, March 9, 2017
ACI Worldwide, a global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, and Jack Henry & Associates Inc. are partnering for real-time payments. Jack Henry will use ACI's UP Immediate Payments to connect its more than 10,000 financial institution clients and their customers to real-time payment networks ‒ including The Clearing House Real-time Payments System and Zelle networks ‒ to accelerate real-time payments in the United States, the companies stated in a press release.
ACI Chief Operating Officer Craig Saks believes the collaboration with Jack Henry will extend the reach of real-time payments to all bank accounts in the United States. "Together, we will help make real-time payments readily accepted, easy to use and effectively aligned with the digital economy."
Greg Adelson, General Manager, Payment Solutions at Jack Henry, noted that consumers and businesses now expect real-time payments. "Our focus is to keep our clients at the center of payments by rapidly delivering these capabilities," he said. Jack Henry selected ACI's UP Immediate Payments "because it's a proven, configurable solution, backed by an experienced global team that truly understands real-time," he added.
Steve Ledford, Senior Vice President, Product and Strategy at The Clearing House, said, "The real-time world in which we live is driving an evolution in payments. We are very pleased to see this capability be extended across the customer base of Jack Henry & Associates -- reinforcing the continued ascent of real-time payments."
Find the full press release on this new collaboration at www.greensheet.com/newswire.php?flag=display_story&id=44372 . For additional information on ACI and Jack Henry, please visit www.aciworldwide.com and www.jackhenry.com , respectively.
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