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TransFirst Offers VeriFone EMV- and NFC-Capable Wireless Terminal

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TransFirst®, a leading provider of transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies, announces in conjunction with VeriFone Systems, Inc. (NYSE: PAY) that it now offers its merchant customers the EMV- and NFC-capable VX 680 wireless terminal from VeriFone.

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"As the payment processing industry evolves, TransFirst is committed to remaining on the cutting edge and helping our merchants reap the benefits," says Steve Cadden, TransFirst's president of shared services and COO. "Our close relationship with VeriFone enables us to leverage their tech-forward solutions like the VX 680 wireless terminal to achieve that goal."

"We're eager to work with TransFirst in providing U.S. merchants a smooth transition as the U.S. payment card industry adopts alternative payments and adapts to the EMV standard that is now accepted virtually worldwide," says Jennifer Miles, president of VeriFone Americas. "Merchants can select these solutions secure in the knowledge that TransFirst is ready to help them with their payment acceptance needs of today and tomorrow."

The VeriFone VX 680 offers the portability and processing power to fit the needs of any small business. Its wireless, 3G connectivity feature enables merchants to accept credit and debit card payments anywhere in just seconds, while easy-to-use touch-screen technology and a bright, 3.5-inch color screen make the terminal simple to use. Its EMV and contactless processing compatibility mean merchants are prepared for tomorrow's payment technologies today.    

About TransFirst (http://www.transfirst.com/):
A leading provider of secure transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies, TransFirst offers innovative products and services designed with financial institution, independent sales organization, healthcare, e-commerce, government and merchant customers' unique needs in mind. By collaborating with our customers and utilizing strong industry knowledge, we can help them grow their businesses. Founded in 1995, TransFirst continues to attain significant market share and world-class expertise in growing and profitable industry segments. Built on a platform of personal service, customer commitment and flexible pricing, TransFirst is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York, and has operations facilities in Aurora, Colorado; Broomfield, Colorado; Omaha, Nebraska; Overland Park, Kansas; Franklin, Tennessee; and Cypress, California; and executive headquarters in Dallas, Texas. Company-wide, TransFirst currently processes approximately $37 billion in annual sales volume for approximately 200,000 merchants and financial institution partners. For additional information, please call 800.745.2659 or visit www.TransFirst.com.

About VeriFone Systems, Inc. (http://www.verifone.com/)
VeriFone Systems, Inc. ("VeriFone") (NYSE: PAY) is the global leader in secure electronic payment solutions. VeriFone provides expertise, solutions and services that add value to the point of sale with merchant-operated, consumer-facing and self-service payment systems for the financial, retail, hospitality, petroleum, government and healthcare vertical markets. VeriFone solutions are designed to meet the needs of merchants, processors and acquirers in developed and emerging economies worldwide.

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