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TransFirst and Ability Commerce Announce Alliance

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TransFirst®, a leading provider of transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies, and Ability Commerce, a leader in direct commerce retail systems, are pleased to announce they have entered into a new agreement to provide a fully-integrated processing solution that will optimize the customer experience. 

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Ability Commerce has been servicing growing businesses in the direct retail space since 1999. The company designs, develops, deploys and supports innovative ecommerce, order management and financial software solutions for growing multi-channel retailers, catalogers and distributors.

TransFirst is a full-service merchant account provider with over 19 years in the industry, providing payment solutions for mobile, register, wireless and Internet-based processing, including Transaction Express®, TransFirst's proprietary payment gateway. Transaction Express is also a front-end system designed to meet the product and processing needs of the merchant and the single access point for delivery of TransFirst's mobile product suite, virtual terminal, shopping cart products, plug-in software, hosted payment pages and multiple integration methods.

"By utilizing Transaction Express, merchants are able to grow their businesses and add to their point-of-sale solutions over time," says Anthony Lucatuorto, President, National Partnerships at TransFirst. "The platform facilitates the needs of businesses of all types and sizes, and the integration of Ability Commerce's software solutions into the Transaction Express platform will add extra value in meeting the needs of our sales partners and merchant bases."

"The integration of Ability OMS, our PA-DSS certified back-end order management platform, with TransFirst's payment solution, enables us to provide a cutting-edge payment solution to our direct commerce retail clients," said Shawn Ellen, Director of Sales and Marketing for Ability Commerce.

About TransFirst, LLC
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; Franklin, Tennessee; and Cypress, California; and executive headquarters in Dallas, Texas. Company-wide, TransFirst currently processes approximately $48 billion in annual sales volume. For additional information, please call 800.745.2659 or visit www.TransFirst.com.

About Ability Commerce 
Ability Commerce is a leading provider of order management, ecommerce and financial software platforms that help growing businesses increase revenue, reduce overhead, and engage with their customers. Their comprehensive solutions include the powerful Ability OMS order management module, the robust SmartSite ecommerce platform, and Microsoft Dynamics GP ERP solution, all of which help companies acquire, convert and retain customers more effectively. While the company was founded in 1999, Ability Commerce leverages over 30 years of combined direct marketing and management experience from its sister company Marketing Concepts, a forerunner in the direct commerce industry. For more information about Ability Commerce, visit http://www.abilitycommerce.com or email [email protected].

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