Ebizmarts Set to Tackle Key Challenges Faced by e-Commerce Merchants Sage Pay Partner Launches the Latest in Payment Technology on Magento Platform


LONDON, -- Development company and Sage Pay partner Ebizmarts have today launched a
new extension for Magento's open source ecommerce platform, supporting Sage Pay's Form, Server and Direct protocols. The payment module includes Server InFrame technology, functionality for Sage Pay's newly launched Token System and elements of the new Reporting and Admin API.

Ebizmarts is the first Sage Pay partner to offer the full range of Sage Pay's newest functionality on the Magento open source platform.

The newly released module aims to alleviate the challenges faced by e-commerce merchants enabled through a simplified integration process. With a single configuration form, merchants can select multiple functionalities, creating a 'tailor-made' integration suited to their individual needs.

E-commerce merchants are able to make use of Sage Pay's InFrame technology which enables the full customisation of their payment pages and provides a seamless checkout experience, while maintaining a high level of security.

The ability to customise payment pages is key to online success, as reported in Sage Pay's inaugural E-Business Benchmark Report earlier this year. Almost 100% of websites with higher than average conversion rates included their own branding, or had been adapted to match the look and feel of their website - something which is easily achievable with this new module.

Ignacio de Paula, Ebizmarts owner and co-founder confirms "A seamless checkout process is absolutely crucial for online merchants. Unrecognised payment pages with no branding equal high drop-out rates. InFrame is a great way to fully customise payment pages and reassure customers, without the hassle of collecting and storing card details.

Another challenge encountered by e-tailers is the burden of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) compliance and its associated costs. With Ebizmarts latest module, merchants are able to make use of Sage Pay's Token System, whereby credit card details are converted into tokens or a card 'alias', by Sage Pay. The tokens are then safely stored by the merchant and used as necessary, lowering the level of PCI DSS compliance that the merchant is required to achieve. The technology can also be used to drive customer loyalty by creating a smooth and quick checkout process, without the customer having to re-enter card details each time they return to the site. It also fully supports 3D Secure (Verified by Visa and Secure code by
MasterCard) and CV2 re-entry process.

Sage Pay's Channel Manager John Fitchett says of the new module "This is a perfect example of how Sage Pay's partners are using all of Sage Pay's API's to drive innovation in payments as well as revenue and security for their customers. We're delighted to have Ebizmarts at the forefront of our Partner programme".

About Sage Pay

Sage Pay is a division of FTSE 100 business software company Sage. It is the UK's fastest growing independent payment service provider (PSP) and is one of the most trusted e-commerce brands. Sage Pay processes millions of secure payments for over 30,000 customers each year and makes the process of accepting payments simpler, faster, safer and more profitable for businesses of all sizes.

To download a complimentary copy of Sage Pay's E-Business Benchmark Report, please visit - www.benchmarkyourebusiness.com

For more information, please visit www.sagepay.com

About Ebizmarts

Based in Uruguay, Ebizmarts is a group of experienced and like-minded programmers, designers, artists and consultants that can leverage the power of open source technologies to help eBusiness owners accomplish their goals. Ebizmarts help their customers with creative ideas to materialize them and with our expertise construct elegant interfaces and translate the creative ideas into thoughtful features.

For more information, please visit ebizmarts.com

About Magento

Magento is a feature-rich, professional Open Source ecommerce platform solution that offers merchants complete flexibility and control over the presentation, content, and functionality of their online channel. The groundbreaking Magento platform is the fastest growing ecommerce platform on the market with over 2.5 million+ downloads to date. Designed to be completely scalable and backed by an extensive support network, Magento is the ultimate ecommerce solution.

For more info, please visit www.magentocommerce.com

For more information, please contact: Amy Monro, Email: amy.monro@sagepay.com, Tel: +44(0)7595-607-556

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