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Appetize Partners with FreedomPay to Create Most Secure Tablet POS Solution

May 5, 2016

News & Events

Appetize Is First Android Based Mobile POS Provider to Launch Gold Standard of Payments Security

LOS ANGELES, May 5, 2016 —Appetize, the leading tablet Point of Sale (POS) solution for enterprise businesses, has selected the FreedomPay Commerce Platform to provide EMV and PCI-validated point-to-point encryption (P2PE), the payment industry’s highest standard for payment data security. The partnership marks Appetize as one of the first tablet-based POS providers to deploy PCI-validated P2PE security and enables the most advanced payments protection for Appetize customers spanning stadiums to convention centers to university campuses.

FreedomPay is a leading payment gateway solution provider offering enterprises the highest level of security validation in the marketplace. Its partnership with Appetize empowers merchants to quickly secure credit card transactions at the point-of-sale and create greater efficiencies for end users.

“As the first tablet Point of Sale platform running on the Android operating system to integrate with the FreedomPay Commerce Platform, we’re proving our commitment to not only innovating the industry, but to doing so in the most secure way possible,” said Max Roper, Co-Founder, CEO of Appetize. “This partnership is all about protecting our clients and their guests.”

“The FreedomPay Commerce Platform is the world’s first PCI-validated P2PE payments solution with EMV, NFC and real-time data capabilities that can deliver on a massive scale,” said Christopher Kronenthal, chief technology officer at FreedomPay. “We’re proud to provide enhanced security and peace of mind to the Appetize nationwide customer base.”

Appetize is the fastest growing POS platform in the sports and entertainment, parking, leisure and education markets, working with over 11,000 business units nationwide. Its enterprise payments platform boasts several advanced products for operators and consumers; providing a faster, easier-to-use front-end, and a sophisticated back-end suite of reporting, inventory management, and timekeeping.

FreedomPay’s EMV and PCI-validated point-to-point encryption (P2PE) solution is currently available on the Appetize Android platform with iOS to follow shortly.

About FreedomPay

The FreedomPay Commerce Platform is the best way for merchants to simplify complex payment environments. Validated by the PCI Security Standards Council for Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) along with EMV, NFC and DCC capabilities, global leaders in retail, hospitality, gaming, education, healthcare and financial services trust FreedomPay to deliver unmatched security and advanced value added services. With broad integrations across top point-of-sale, device manufacturers and payment processors, supported by rapid API adoption, FreedomPay is driving the future of commerce and customer interaction. The FreedomPay Commerce Platform operates on the Windows Platform and is fully supported by the security and scalability of the Microsoft Azure cloud. For more information, go to www.freedompay.com.

About Appetize:

Appetize, the Los Angeles based Point of Sale platform, is a fast growing and disruptive technology company that has replaced thousands of legacy point of sale systems in the sports and entertainment, education, parking and leisure industries with its proven ordering and payments platform. Appetize works with clients of all sizes, from Las Vegas Convention Center, CitiField, and Bonnaroo, to the Warfield Theatre and PlayStation Theater. Appetize redefines the ordering and payment process through its POS, Handheld, and Kiosk products for operators, as well as its mobile ordering platform for fans. To learn more about Appetize, visit www.appetizeapp.com.