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Global Payments Enhances Offerings With Comprehensive Developer Portal

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ATLANTA, Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leader in electronic transaction payment processing, today announced the launch of the Global Payments Developer Portal. This new Web site is designed to simplify the onboarding process and make it easier for third party developers to access the tools they need to enable payment processing via Global Payments. 

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New and existing developers now will have the ability to gain immediate access to the Global Payments award-winning Global Transport® Software Development Kit (SDK) and other tools necessary to facilitate end-to end-integration. The Portal will support payment enablement of a multitude of platforms including mobile apps, ecommerce Web sites and retail Point of Sale systems.

"The Global Payments Developer Portal is the best choice for developers looking at innovative ways to monetize their applications," said Sid Singh, senior vice president and global head, product for Global Payments. "The Portal will be available initially to developers creating applications for the United States and Canadian markets.  Future releases will help developers expand into other parts of the world such as Asia Pacific, Spain, Russia and the United Kingdom." 

Once developers access the Portal and self-register at, they are provided with a step-by-step overview of the certification process and are given immediate access to the Portal's menu-driven interface.  The Portal will allow developers to interact with the Global Payments certification team and download the tools they need to get started with the Global Transport certification. A list of frequently asked questions with the ability to submit questions, cardholder security information crafted for developers, and sales and technical support contact information are available within the Web site. The Developer Portal will be updated on a regular basis to provide specifications and tools as needed and will also provide up-to-date information and news to the developer community.

Additional plans for Portal include an interactive Developer Forum, Live Chat, additional message specifications for other Global Payments' processing platforms and multi-lingual support.

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs), financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.  Global Payments, a Fortune 1000 company, offers a comprehensive line of processing solutions for credit and debit cards, business-to-business purchasing cards, gift cards, electronic check conversion and check guarantee, verification and recovery including electronic check services, as well as terminal management.  Visit for more information about the company and its services.

Media Contact: Amy Corn

SOURCE Global Payments Inc.

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