ACI Annual User Group Meeting Encourages Collaboration and Helps Further Define ACI Payments Framework Road Map
Tuesday, September 11, 2007
(Omaha, Neb. – 11 September 2007) – ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading international provider of software for electronic payment systems, today announced that more than 200 attendees convened at the ACI Customer Exchange (ACE) in Arlington, Virginia, to address the most pressing issues in retail and banking, including anti-money laundering, the prepaid card market, ATM operations, self service kiosk trends and risk management. The ACI Customer Exchange (ACE) is a highly effective user group organization representing a diverse base of ACI product users in multiple industry segments. Participating ACI customers include Bank of America, National Australia Bank, U.S. Bank and TD Canada Trust. Each year the annual meeting provides a collaborative customer environment that helps users maximize their investment and drive innovation within ACI’s software solutions.
“ACE provides a critical link between customers and ACI,” said Michele Schwappach, senior vice president and senior technology manager, Bank of America and president, ACI Customer Exchange. “ACI customers include many of the world’s largest banks, payments processors and retailers. It’s an excellent opportunity to learn from fellow peers and provide feedback that will help shape ACI’s product roadmap.”
“We place tremendous value on the breadth and depth of feedback provided by our customers during ACE, as it helps us address issues and anticipate their needs, and consequently, improve our suite of solutions,” said Ralph Dangelmaier, president of ACI Worldwide Americas. “ACE provides an unmatched forum for sharing insights into industry trends and issues, and combined with ACI’s strategic vision and product plans, helps customers best leverage their technology investment.”
Keynote speaker Richard Crone of Crone Consulting joins an impressive list of presenters covering several topics including mobile banking, optimizing customer support, ACI’s SOA strategy and various product-specific updates and forums. The sessions also include analyst presentations from Mercator, Financial Insights and the Smart Card Alliance regarding prepaid and contactless market segments and banking trends.
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About ACI Worldwide, Inc.
Every second of every day, ACI Worldwide solutions are at work processing electronic payments, managing risk, automating back office systems and providing application infrastructure services. ACI is a leading international provider of solutions for banking, retail and cross-industry systems. ACI serves more than 800 customers in 84 countries including many of the world's largest financial institutions, retailers and payment processors. Visit ACI Worldwide at www.aciworldwide.com.
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