Frankfurt am Main, January 28, 2022. GBS pay GmbH and Netcetera are entering into a strategic partnership. They will jointly provide their bundled range of solutions in electronic payments as an end-to-end omni-channel platform for transactions with globally proven and state-of-the-art security technologies. They aim to take all stakeholders in the payment ecosystem to the next level in their digital transformation with a view to all transaction types and a centric customer view.
GBS pay GmbH – a wholly owned subsidiary of GBS Software AG and Netcetera, market leader in the DACH region for 3-D Secure, bundle their IT expertise and provide an innovative platform solution for secure and user-friendly payments in digital payment transactions. With this offering, they are not only targeting the banking market, but also retail and industry. GBS pay and Netcetera accompany their customers on their way into the digitalized world. In doing so, they overcome previously existing systemic limitations, ensure compliance with the highest security standards, and thus enable their customers to successfully participate in the booming payment market.

The focus here is on simultaneously ensuring efficiency and security in an omni-channel environment. This enables all players in the payment ecosystem to achieve higher transaction approval rates at reduced costs and with fewer opportunities for fraudulent attacks. The consideration of innovative payment solutions such as instant payment and beyond is a natural part of the GBS pay and Netcetera offering and guarantees a high degree of investment security. Their flexibility with regard to the environment in which the payment solutions can be used contributes to this: They can be operated both traditionally in the customer environment, in a cloud or in hybrid environments. “Whether bank, acquirer, processor, merchant or industrial partner, our solutions, which have been tested many times in practice, offer all players the flexibility, future-proofing and agility they need to completely cover their current and future payment requirements, with maximum cost efficiency!” says Markus Ernst, Managing Director GBS pay GmbH.

Matthias Salmon, Business Development Executive at Netcetera, added: “We are pleased to further advance the security and user-friendliness of digital payments with GBS pay and to provide transaction protection for this end-to-end solution with our proven and network-certified 3DS products.”

About GBS pay GmbH

GBS pay GmbH is a subsidiary of GBS Software AG, Karlsruhe. From its headquarters at the central payment location in Frankfurt am Main, GBS pay serves the payment market with state-of-the-art end-to-end real-time, omni-channel transaction platform and intelligent abuse prevention solutions, as well as all related technological and strategic consulting services.

About GBS Software AG

GBS Software AG is a listed investment company and a long-standing cooperation partner of large international IT groups. As part of its announced strategic development, GBS has now also focused its activities on the digitalized payments market. More information:

About Netcetera

Netcetera is a global software company with pioneering IT products and individual digital solutions in the areas of Secure Digital Payment, Financial Technologies, Media, Transportation, Healthcare and Insurance. More than 2,000 banks and issuers, and 150,000 merchants rely on the digital payment solutions and globally certified 3-D Secure products of the market leader for payment security. The owner-managed company covers the entire IT lifecycle, from idea generation and strategy to implementation and operation. The balanced combination of the latest technologies and proven standards ensures investment security, both for large projects and innovative start-ups. Founded in 1996, Netcetera is a holding company with around 800 employees and headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, with additional locations in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. More information:


General Management

GBS pay GmbH, Thurn-und-Taxis-Platz 6, 60313 Frankfurt am Main

GBS Software AG, Am Storrenacker 1a, 76319 Karlsruhe

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