Independent Sales Organizations Embrace Apriva Mobile Merchant Payment Solutions

Leading POS Distributors Choose AprivaPay™ and AprivaPay™ Professional Smartphone POS Solutions to Satisfy Growing Deman

Scottsdale, AZ February 25, 2010—Apriva, the leading wireless transactions and secure information solutions provider, announced that it has signed agreements with numerous national and regional Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs) to distribute its AprivaPay and AprivaPay Professional smartphone POS solutions to mobile merchants. Among these include national distributors Payment Systems Worldwide, Century Bankcard Services, Merchant Services Network, and Process Pink, along with several high-profile regional providers.

“Clearly, many ISOs are starting to see a very real and tangible interest on the part of merchants who are looking to accept card-based payments in the field,” said Bill Clark, Apriva’s executive vice president for North America. “We’re pleased that our partners recognize that AprivaPay and AprivaPay Professional offer businesses a fully reliable, secure and easy-to-use mobile payments solution that enables merchants to increase revenue, enhance customer service and reduce operating costs.”

AprivaPay is a browser-based application that allows businesses to directly process credit card transactions through any web-enabled mobile device, including cell phones and PDAs. AprivaPay Professional is a smartphone application that enables merchants to seamlessly transform their devices into full-featured credit card processing terminals. Both AprivaPay and AprivaPay Professional offer unsurpassed reliability, flexibility and cost-efficiency, and exceed the most stringent security standards.  AprivaPay and AprivaPay Professional integrate with all leading network providers, credit card processors and financial institutions, giving merchants the ability to leverage their existing relationships. AprivaPay Professional also supports an optional Bluetooth® reader/printer that delivers added functionality in the field.  AprivaPay Professional is currently available on Windows Mobile® devices, with iPhone®-, Blackberry®- and Android™-compatible solutions planned for release this Spring.

“Many of our customers have expressed a desire to use a mobile credit card processing solutions, but have been hesitant to do so because they considered the technology too cumbersome, and the costs too high,” said Anthony Holder, president of Process Pink Payments, LLC. “We expect that Apriva’s mobile payment solutions will change this dynamic substantially. Both AprivaPay and AprivaPay Professional are exceedingly user-friendly, fully secure, and attractively priced. But most importantly, Apriva’s ability to allow customers to use their existing device and network provider is a compelling element for our mobile merchants. This added flexibility clearly resonates with our customers.”

AprivaPay and AprivaPay Professional are available through Apriva’s nationwide network of partners, including most leading banks, merchant acquirers, credit card processors and independent sales organizations (ISOs.) To learn more, visit www.aprivapay.com.

About Apriva:
Founded in 1999, Apriva is the leading provider of wireless transactions and secure information messaging solutions that meet the exacting security and reliability requirements of financial services providers, government entities, and public service sectors. Through its two operating groups, Apriva Point of Sale (POS) and Apriva Information Security Systems (ISS), the company offers customers fully-managed, end-to-end, security solutions that incorporate hardware, software, network infrastructure and management tools. For more information, visit www.apriva.com.

Apriva Contacts:
Robin Houston     
Apriva       
480-421-7033     
rhouston@apriva.com     

Glenn Goldberg
Parallel Communications Group
516-705-6116
ggoldberg@parallelpr.com