January 18, 2016

New EMV Certification with First Data

ACCEO Tender Retail Payment Solution Receives EMV Certification with First Data on VeriFone MX 900 Series Devices

Montreal (Canada), January 18, 2016 – ACCEO Tender Retail (Tender Retail)—a leading North American payment processing and device management solution, part of the wide range of products and services provided by ACCEO —has had its Merchant Connect Multi (MCM) payment solution certified with First Data (NYSE: FDC) to accept EMV® transactions on the VeriFone MX 915/925 PIN pads.

This new Tender Retail certification gives merchants the flexibility to choose devices that best suit their needs, while meeting the latest payment security requirements. First Data is at the forefront of EMV expertise and readiness as the company has been producing EMV-enabled cards and processing EMV transactions for years.

The Tender Retail solution supports contact and contactless EMV payment, provides a fast and secure payment option to merchants, and protects cardholder data with Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE). Using contactless technology (NFC), the VeriFone MX devices also support digital wallets such as Apple Pay and Samsung Pay. The MX 915/925 multimedia PIN pads will be deployed in major global retail chains, across the United States.

With these new certifications—and more underway, such as for the VX690 and E355 devices—the Tender Retail team continues to leverage its EMV migration expertise to help its valued partner, First Data, meet its clients’ payment objectives and address the liability shift affecting U.S. retailers.


Leading Canadian IT corporation ACCEO specializes in the design, implementation, integration, and support of management software; e-business development; and payment, professional, and technical services. ACCEO, which is currently experiencing an active growth phase, boasts nearly 1,000 employees, approximately 60,000 clients, and annual revenues exceeding CAD$110 million.

Tender Retail, ACCEO’s flagship payment solution, is a North American leader in the payment industry. The Tender Retail team is at the forefront of innovation, having been one of the first providers to offer an EMV-ready payment solution with End-to-End Encryption (E2EE) in North America. Deployed in major retailers throughout the United States and Canada, Tender Retail has been a leader in cutting-edge payment solutions for over 30 years.

For more information, please visit www.acceo.com and www.tender-retail.com.

EMV is a registered trademark in the U.S. and other countries, and is an unregistered trademark in other countries, owned by EMVCo


André Desjardins
Senior Marketing Manager, Shared Services
1 800 361-3607, Ext. 3586