A Complete Hosted Payment Solution
Turns any Web-Browser into a cost-effective Payment Terminal
Now, if you have a computer, you can take payments - quickly and securely, anywhere, any time - without a major investment of money or effort.
Elavon's VirtualMerchant is a complete hosted payment solution that instantly transforms your PCs into "virtual" payment terminals. Accept a full range of payment types - from credit and debit cards to electronic checks and gift cards. Process transactions in physical face-to-face, mail order/telephone order, or e-commerce environments. Easily handle recurring and installment payments. And reduce your risk and compliance headaches by letting Elavon protect your financial data and ensure you're in compliance with the latest industry security standards and regulations.
Best of all, VirtualMerchant is designed to accommodate organizations of any size in any business segment.
Versatile & Flexible
- Turns any web-browser intoa virtual payment solution in physical (face-to-face), mail order / telephone order (MO/TO) and e-commerce environments
- Integrates "Buy Button" functionality easily and affordably with your shopping cart to securely process e-commerce transactions
- Processes a full array of payment types - credit, PIN-based debit, electronic benefits transfer (EBT), electronic check and gift card oSupports dynamic currency conversion (DCC) in both physical and e-commerce environments - enabling customers tomake purchases in U.S. dollars or their home currency, and providing your business a new source of revenue
- Supports real-time processing and also features a highly efficient multiple-entry mode for key entering a series of non-real-time transactions
- Accommodates up to 5,000 users and Merchant IDs and easily scales over time, making
VirtualMerchant ideal for any size business and any number of locations
- Allows smaller businesses to leverage existing PCs to handle all their accounting, inventory management, and payment processing needs
- Eliminates need for software upgrades, which are provided as part of the hosted service
Powerful, Secure Data Management
- Fully-hosted solution by Elavon minimizes your security liability and ensures card association regulations and standards are met
- Allows you to establish business rules for e-commerce transactions that fall outside your normal business patterns - flagging transactions by type, value, or other criteria - and "pending" those that need further review
- Allows you tolimit which computers users can access the user interface from, helping to ensure unauthorized users donot gain access toyour account
- Exports comma separated value (CSV) data into other applications for further analysis or tracking
- Maintains a detailed, 12-month history and supplies powerful, easy-to-use tools to identify trends and analyze transactions over time
- Employs the latest SSL certificate encryption technologies to ensure transactions are processed in a safe and secure manner
- Can be easily configured to ensure users only view and have access to appropriate data and reports
Efficient & Cost-Effective
- Leverages your existing PCs and Internet connections, eliminating the expense of investing in dedicated payment terminals and telephone lines
- Processes transactions in as little as three seconds over an always on, high-speed internet connection
- Enables you to process authorizations at the time of sale, but submit transactions for settlement at a later date, without re-keying the transaction data - ideal for MO/Toor delayed delivery environments
Reliable & Easy to Use
- Can be quickly and easily accessed from any web-browser using a secure login; no hardware specifications, network infrastructure, or software installation required
- Offers instant assistance when needed using screen-sensitive "help"
- Supports widely used eXtensible Markup Language (XML) as well as http post integration, for easy integration intomost payment environments
- Supports a variety of peripherals, including mag-stripe readers, PIN pads and receipt printers