Altech Card Solutions has supplied payment terminals to the Banking and Retail industries since 1993. All terminals have been certified by EMV Co as well as being PCI certified.
Altech Card Solutions has written all the Application software for the South African market and run a Repair Centre to support all terminals that have been deployed.
ACS has a software development team based in Johannesburg where all application software has been written to comply with global standards. The full range of Gemalto products have been developed by Gemalto and have been manufactured to comply with international standards as well. Security and speed are paramount to any financial transaction and this is why the MagIC3 range features Open&Sec technology. Gemalto have pioneered the latest security architecture and this has been the result of years of expertise in the payment industry. The MagIC3 range offers high speed transactions as well as unrivalled flexibility of connection and communication without compromising security.
User friendliness has always been considered of paramount importance in the development of Gemalto products. The Open&Sec platform, powered by two 32 bit processors, frees you to create applications making the most of the processing power at your disposal. With its Linux Operating System and USB connectivity, peripheral ...
Datacard is the de facto card personalisation equipment manufacturer of choice. Datacard's products and solutions are used globally by leading card personalisation bureaus and financial institutions. Independent research indicated that Datacard commands dominant market share in most of the markets they participate in.
Datacard has been actively present in South Africa for more than 20 years, and saw ACS as ideally positioned to take their products and software solutions forward into and beyond the new millennium, resulting in an exclusive distribution agreement between the two companies.
ACS's strong presence in core South African industries and market segments facilitated expansion of business activities into emerging market segments, thereby ensuring sustained growth. ACS established a highly competent team of specialists, capable of performing support and maintenance functions on the entire Datacard range of products and solutions. This naturally implies that ACS established the required sales and support functions, technical expertise and comprehensive inventory holdings.
Financial Transaction Services
Altech Card Solutions runs a secure, certified and high availability transaction processing platform and service which it offers to its customers either as a transactional service or alternatively as an outsourced hosted service.
The solution is based on the S1 (Postilion) solution and product range and can be customized and adapted to conform to a customer’s specific needs or requirements.
The service offering covers the following main functional requirements:
The rapid transition to digital communications and data exchange in recent years has led to a sharp rise in digital delinquency and the use of all possible computerised channels for criminal purposes: industrial espionage, bank fraud, data leakage, etc. These are just some of the threats that financial institutions and large corporate have to address. On the other hand the increase in opportunities for innovation is exciting; faster transactions and easy open access relate to higher volumes of business. ACS e-Security can assist by partnering with your business to leverage integrated technology security suites, allowing for systems that are secure and monitored, and – with advanced reporting solutions – increase the ease with which the landscape can be managed.
Managing your IT risk is a fundamental part of managing your modern business in an ever-changing and challenging environment. Using the internet has become as common- place as making a phone call. The internet not only provides a new channel to the customer, it also provides opportunities for innovation and breakthrough product portfolios.
It consequentially then opens the door on a plethora of new risks and compliance issues. Coupled with the new business requirements such as high-assurance, high-speed and high-availability it makes the choice of product complex. In dealing with best-of-b ...
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Welcome to Altech Card Solutions
Altech Card Solutions, a division of Altech Information Technologies (Pty) Ltd, a key component of the Altech Group Technology division, was formed in 1993 and is now firmly established as a leading player in the secure electronic transaction market. ...