When your credit card gets swiped at your favorite restaurant, hotel or retail store, ever wonder where that data goes? For merchants, a payment gateway facilitates the safe and speedy transfer of data between the point of payment and the front-end processor or bank.
Gateways provide significant advantages over premised-based or direct connect systems. This presentation describes the role of a payment gateway in the life of a transaction. It highlights key benefits and what merchants should consider when evaluating gateway solutions.