epay adds McAfee Security Products to its software portfolio
LEAWOOD, Kansas, November 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE):
epay, a division of Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT) and a leading prepaid product distributor worldwide, today announced the addition of McAfee, part of Intel Security, products to epay’s digital software product portfolio. Through this full distribution contract, epay will provide channel sales, distribution, logistics and merchandizing for McAfee security products via point of sale-activated (“POSA”) products, e-vouchers and digital codes.
epay is connected to hundreds of thousands of retailers worldwide and this partnership will allow Intel Security to offer its internet security products in the POSA form for the first time across Europe, the Middle East and Africa(“EMEA”). Specific countries covered in this agreement include Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK.
This agreement will enable epay and Intel Security to meet retailer demand for POSA software solutions. POSA software products benefit the retailer by offering a more environmentally-friendly product in the form of a card, rather than a CD ROM in a box. POSA software also considerably reduces inventory-carrying costs and shrink risks. In addition, POSA software products provide more merchandising flexibility; allowing retailers to drive software and hardware attached programs. “We have seen considerable success in this category,” said Kevin Caponecchi, epay’s President. “Intel Security has a very strong product set and we are thrilled to offer this new POSA software product to our retailer network.”
“We are very pleased to partner with epay to offer retailers world-class security protection, including our award-winning LiveSafe service, in an environmentally-friendly format,” said Alexander Salvador, acting EMEA retail director, for Intel Security. “It’s important to make comprehensive security simple, affordable and easy to use and this agreement meets the demand from epay’s customer network.”
Through epay’s global network of approximately 295,000 retail locations and innovative payment solutions, epay and Intel Security will work together to maximize the number of retailers able to distribute the McAfee security products. This partnership will allow for the security technology to be available to more customers than ever before.
epay, a division of Euronet Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT), is a global provider and distribution network for prepaid products and enables service providers to optimize the distribution of their products and services. epay offers innovative, customized electronic payment solutions, cash collection solutions including POS system integration, comprehensive billing and reporting services, and support services for all marketing and sales.
epay’s product portfolio includes recharging services for prepaid mobile phones, prepaid bank cards, e-wallets,gift cards, digital music and other content, invoice payments and transfers through its sister company Ria, as well as lottery and traffic payment solutions, including road tolls and public transport.
epay distributes these products through a worldwide network of around 295,000 retail locations and 667 points of Sale (POS) in a variety of markets. These include Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, France, Great Britain, India, Italy, New Zealand, Austria, Poland, Romania, Switzerland, Spain and the USA.
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McAfee is now part of Intel Security. With its security Connectedstrategy, its innovative approach to hardware-based security and its unique Global Threat Intelligence Intel Security’s work focuses on developing proactive, proven security solutions and services to protect systems, networks, and mobile devices for business and home use around the world. Intel Security combines McAfee’s experience and expertise with Intel’s innovation and proven performance to make security an essential part of any architecture and computing platform. Intel Security’s mission is to provide everyone with the assurance that they can work and live safely and securely in the digital world.
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