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ACI Worldwide Spotlights the Future of Real-Time Payments at NACHA Payments 2017

According to new ACI research, nearly 75% of U.S. SMEs are prioritizing real-time payments

Thursday, April 13, 2017

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NAPLES, FLA – April 13, 2017 – ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, will showcase its UP Immediate Payments solution at NACHA PAYMENTS 2017 (booth #411), taking place April 23-26 in Austin, Texas. 

Real-time payments are quickly becoming a reality in the U.S. as banks embrace real-time networks offered by The Clearing House and Zelle. According to an online poll by YouGov and ACI Worldwide, banking in real-time is a priority for many small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs): 74% of US respondents said that they would find receiving payments from customers in real-time beneficial and 54% said that paying vendors and suppliers in real-time would be important.

At PAYMENTS 2017, ACI executives will share expertise in real-time payments, cash management, bill payment and fraud prevention.

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ACI has an unmatched global customer base of financial institutions and payment service providers using its UP Immediate Payments solution. In the UK, it has been used by financial institutions to access the UK Faster Payments scheme since its launch in 2008. Currently, more than half of the direct participants of the UK’s Faster Payments Scheme use ACI’s solutions, and it has recently begun offering UK aggregator services out of its Limerick data center. Additionally, ACI has customers using UP Immediate Payments to access Singapore FAST, Australian NPP (New Payments Platform). The solution is offered pre-configured for U.S. networks, including The Clearing House and Zelle, as well as the SCT Instant Payments pan-European scheme that is due to go-live later this year. Last year, ACI and VocaLink announced a partnership to offer a complete end-to-end immediate payments solution to launch a domestic or regional immediate payments network. ACI serves on the ISO 20022 Real-Time Payments Group, the EPC Instant Payments Technology Group, payments and security task forces for the U.S. Federal Reserve, and chairs the IPFA rules working group. 

About ACI Worldwide

ACI Worldwide, the Universal Payments (UP) company, powers electronic payments for more than 5,100 organizations around the world. More than 1,000 of the largest financial institutions and intermediaries, as well as thousands of global merchants, rely on ACI to execute $14 trillion each day in payments and securities. In addition, myriad organizations utilize our electronic bill presentment and payment services. Through our comprehensive suite of software solutions delivered on customers’ premises or through ACI’s private cloud, we provide real-time, immediate payments capabilities and enable the industry’s most complete omni-channel payments experience. To learn more about ACI, please visit You can also find us on Twitter @ACI_Worldwide.

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