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Axway Secures Contract with SuperChoice, Australia’s Leading Superannuation Clearing House

SuperChoice, the leading provider of superannuation clearing house services, rollovers and online contribution processing systems in Australia, needed to build a clearance and payment gateway to comply with the Australian Tax Office’s (ATO) superannuation program, SuperStream. SuperChoice chose Axway (NYSE Euronext: AXW.PA), a leader in governing the flow of data, to develop a state-of-the-art B2B platform capable of addressing all their information interactions and integrations, essential to supporting customers and partners.

The Axway B2Bi Gateway, a core component of the Axway 5 Suite, supports high volume SuperStream message management for straight-through processing of fund rollovers and

contributions. Axway B2Bi is Drummond Group certified to enable compliance with the new SuperStream data standards’ regulations, which require funds to exchange information electronically in industry-standard formats (ebMS/AS4).

A clear advantage of Axway B2Bi is that it integrates all the organizations impacted by SuperStream, regardless of the complexity or volume of B2B transactions, including employers; clearing houses; fund administrators; and government agencies. In addition, employers may also use Axway B2Bi as their consolidated gateway to integrate their core business partners – for example, suppliers, customers and logistics partners.

Ian Gibson, CIO for SuperChoice, said, “The Axway B2Bi solution provides out-of-the box support for a wide range of SuperStream relevant communication protocols including ebMS v3/AS4 and for any-to-any transformation of a wide range of document formats. Using the Axway 5 Suite, we can consolidate all our disparate point-to-point connections into one platform, both simplifying and improving operations management while reducing the cost to manage customers.

“With Axway as our SuperStream partner, we can focus on our core mission to completely automate superannuation and pension transactions, confident in the knowledge that Axway is focused on the information exchange platform and standards compliance as they evolve,” added Gibson.

Eric Chevrier, EVP, Sales & Operations, Growth Markets, Axway, said, “We are delighted to be assisting SuperChoice to deliver superannuation services in compliance with the rollover and high volume contribution phases of the new SuperStream regulations. Axway is proud to deliver and enable the secure, reliable and high-availability 24/7, always-on infrastructure essential for the funds and clearing houses to deliver and maintain trust in the Australian superannuation system.”

On February 5, Axway and SuperChoice will present a webinar outlining this use case.

Register here: “Best Practices – Ensuring your IT Architecture is ready for SuperStream”

For more information about Axway B2Bi visit: http://www.axway.com/products-solutions/b2b/b2bi-solutions

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About Axway

Axway (NYSE Euronext: AXW.PA), a market leader in governing the flow of data, is a global software company with more than 11,000 public- and private-sector customers in 100 countries. For more than a decade, Axway has empowered leading organizations around the world with proven solutions that help manage business-critical interactions through the exchange of data flowing across the enterprise, among B2B communities, cloud and mobile devices. Our award-winning solutions span business-to-business integration, managed file transfer, API and identity management, and email security– offered on premise and in the Cloud with professional and managed services. Axway is registered in France with headquarters in the United States and offices in 18 countries. www.axway.com

About Axway 5 Suite

Axway 5 Suite offers control and optimization of the flow of data through integration, visibility, policy, security and reliability to govern business-to-business interactions, communities, systems and data types — within and beyond the enterprise edge.

About SuperChoice

SuperChoice is Australia’s leading superannuation e-commerce exchange. It provides online contribution processing systems to Australia’s largest pension providers that enable employers to enrol employees and interface into payroll systems for automated contribution processing. It handles contributions made by over 100,000 employers on behalf of nearly 3 million employees annually. This represents an estimated 50% of all electronic employer pension contributions made Australia-wide. In addition, SuperChoice is a leading provider to the Australian rollover market. SuperChoice now also services the UK pension market with its recently implemented Auto-Enrolment service.

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