Dec 18, 2012
Columbus/ Dubai, December 11th 2012 – TSYS announced today that Zimbabwe's NMB Bank Limited (NMB) has signed an agreement to migrate its Visa credit card portfolio to PRIME 4, the latest version of the TSYS licensed card and merchant management solution.
NMB has been a TSYS client since 2001 when it first licensed a card management solution to begin issuing Visa credit cards in Zimbabwe. NMB will use PRIME 4 to manage its cards issuing and cash acquiring as it seeks to expand its range of card services for consumers and businesses.
"It is important that NMB's business evolves along with our clients' needs and market changes. As such, TSYS remains our trusted systems provider because it continues to offer us the security of a stable, compliant platform coupled with the flexibility for future growth," said Benefit Peter Washaya, managing director, NMB Bank. "PRIME's extensive capabilities will enable us to deliver a range of flexible product offerings whilst benefitting from improved security and risk management."
"PRIME is a world leading card and merchant management licensed solution, being based on tried-and-tested methodologies backed by a long history of successful implementations around the world," said Jaffar Agha-Jaffar, managing director, Middle East and Africa. "Its rich functionalities are designed to meet today's market demands, and we would like to congratulate NMB for choosing PRIME to continue to develop its competitive product offerings."
PRIME 4 is a multi-lingual, multi-currency, multi-institutional and multi-product, single platform solution for issuers and acquirers. It has a global footprint spanning more than 130 clients in more than 70 countries. TSYS has been providing payments solutions in Africa since 1994 and serves more than a dozen clients, including the top banks in South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya. With regional headquarters in Dubai, U.A.E., TSYS maintains locally-based expert support teams with access to 8,000 specialist staff worldwide.
Re-disseminated by The Asian Banker