FIS™ Receives the 1 Billionth MULTOS Device Shipped Award
Posted on 08 August, 2017 in Category
London, UK – 8th August 2017 – The MULTOS Consortium, a group of international blue chip organisations responsible for the promotion and development of the MULTOS specification has announced today that FIS™ was presented with the 1 billionth MULTOS device shipped award at the recent MULTOS 20th anniversary event held in London.
Earlier in March, the MULTOS consortium had reported that the MULTOS secure device shipment volumes had surpassed the one billion milestone and FIS was identified to be the organisation who had shipped the billionth MULTOS device.
FIS is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions. Having serviced thousands of banks and credit unions for their US EMV migration needs, FIS is a leader in the widespread adoption and growth of EMV technology in the US. Not only utilizing MULTOS for its renowned reputation in security and personalization flexibility, FIS also leverages one of the founding features of MULTOS – management of the supply chain. The technology was designed from the ground up as the world’s most secure smartcard platform with an open supply chain model; one of the unique features that differentiates MULTOS in the smartcard industry.
Debrian Hughes, Supply Chain Director of Global Retail Payments and Card Production at FIS, says “We are incredibly proud to have been presented with an award that marks this significant milestone for MULTOS. As a world class financial technology solutions provider, FIS leads the way in delivering innovative payment systems that position us well for the future. We will continue to leverage the key benefits and features of MULTOS to enhance our customer offering and will look forward to playing a role in marking the next momentous milestone.”
Paul Wilson, Commercial Manager of the MULTOS Consortium says “Reaching the 1 billionth secure device shipped is a great achievement which proves the strong and growing demand for the robust and flexible MULTOS technology globally. We are delighted to award FIS with this milestone honor. FIS has developed a significant expertise in EMV capability in the US, and leveraging the benefits of the MULTOS technology platform which are quite unique in the smart card industry. We wish FIS every success in the future and congratulate them for this achievement”.
FIS is a global leader in financial services technology, with a focus on retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, risk and compliance, consulting, and outsourcing solutions. Through the depth and breadth of our solutions portfolio, global capabilities and domain expertise, FIS serves more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., FIS employs more than 57,000 people worldwide and holds leadership positions in payment processing, financial software and banking solutions. Providing software, services and outsourcing of the technology that empowers the financial world, FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index. For more information about FIS, visit www.fisglobal.com.
MULTOS is the most robust, industry-backed operating system for smart cards and smart devices delivering high-security, simplicity and innovation to the world’s leading issuers, and also implementers of IoT solutions. With 1 billion secure MULTOS devices issued across 50 countries, thousands of issuers, including national governments, banks, corporate enterprises and transit authorities have taken advantage of the high security, multi-application platform for their deployment programmes. A wide range of applications including EMV payment, contactless payment, authentication, digital identity, biometrics, loyalty mass-transit ticketing, as well as embedded IoT functions including smart meters and connected devices can be implemented and co-reside, using a MULTOS powered chip. For further information, visit http://www.multos.com
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