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Worry-Free Ordering: Intershop Expands Range of Secure Payment Methods

  • Available online payment methods influence abandoned shopping cart rate
  • Intershop and Computop team up to expand payment options
  • Online payment solutions seamlessly integrated into Enfinity Suite

Jena, Germany, May 10, 2011 – Online sellers who successfully guide customers from product selection to the point of purchase do not want to lose them due to inadequate payment methods—yet that is often precisely where conversion fails. It is therefore crucial that e-tailers offer a range of secure payment methods. To make integration easier for store managers, e-commerce provider Intershop teams up with partners, such as Computop. Payment service provider Computop has now expanded its offering of German and international solutions specifically for Intershop Enfinity Suite 6.4.

The Computop Paygate Cartridge is certified by Intershop and uses the Enfinity Suite payment framework, thus enabling store managers to integrate all payment methods quickly and seamlessly. Shoppers can pay by credit card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, JCB, Diners Club), debit card (Maestro International, Carte Bleue, Dankort), PayPal/PayPal Express, Giropay, Sofortüberweisung, iDeal, mpass, and automatic debit transfer (ELV). Other payment methods can be added at any time.

The offering is rounded out by customizable fraud prevention for the online store. Risk management and fraud prevention comprises 3-D Secure, BIN and IP filters, customizable velocity checks, block lists, and automated bank comparison, meaning that shopper convenience doesn’t come at the price of reduced security for online sellers.

 

About Computop

Computop Wirtschaftsinformatik GmbH develops and markets a comprehensive range of products and services for professional electronic payment. Founded in 1993 and based in Bamberg, Germany, the company has developed an extensive portfolio that is used by more than 1,500 customers across all business sectors. Computop has longstanding partnerships with financial companies, including American Express, B+S Card Service, ConCardis, Deutsche Card Services, HypoVereinsbank, PayPal, Postbank, and numerous savings banks. Regular customers from various sectors, such as AERTiCKET, C&A, cewe-fotobuch.de, computeruniverse.net, DocMorris, freenet.de, Fossil, Magix, myby.de, neckermann.com, Samsung, Schlecker, Schneider Versand, TECHNIKdirekt, Thomann, and TUI, process their payment transactions via the Computop Paygate hosting platform, which is also deployed by bank data centers as licensed software. In addition to German and international payment methods, the company’s portfolio includes sophisticated fraud prevention that gives online companies maximum payment security. For more information, visit www.computop.de. Additional details are available at Computop.TV and www.youtube.de/ComputopTV.

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About Intershop

Intershop Communications AG (founded in Germany 1992; Prime Standard: ISH2) is the leading independent provider of omni-channel commerce solutions. Intershop offers high-performance packaged software for internet sales, complemented by all necessary services. Intershop also acts as a business process outsourcing provider, covering all aspects of online retailing up to fulfillment. Around the globe more than 300 enterprise customers, including HP, BMW, Würth, and Deutsche Telekom run Intershop solutions. Intershop is headquartered in Jena, Germany, and has offices in the United States, Europe, Australia, and China. More information about Intershop can be found online at www.intershop.com.

This news release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial and operational performance of Intershop. Actual events or performance may differ materially from those contained or implied in such forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties that could lead to such difference could include, among other things: Intershop's limited operating history, the unpredictability of future revenues and expenses and potential fluctuations in revenues and operating results, significant dependence on large single customer deals, consumer trends, the level of competition, seasonality, risks related to electronic security, possible governmental regulation, and general economic conditions.

Intershop Public Relations

Heide Rausch

Head of Corporate Communication

Phone: +49 3641 50-1000
Fax: +49 3641 50-1309