A payment gateway is a financial or bank provided web application that facilitates the transfer of money from a shopper or web browser to another organisation. Payment gateways are common in shopping websites where a vendor is utilised to facilitate the transfer. ARES can set up or configure a payment gateway to manage any form of online transaction from simple subscriptions, ongoing fees, license cost transfers or fee payments.
A payment gateway is commonly utilised as the main transfer agent for a website. With hundreds of worldwide vendors who facilitate payments, ARES consulting services can be utilised to identify the vendor which is right for your needs which can be aligned with your current and future requirements.
Some common vendors include:
- Most major banks;
- Global Collect;
- Click and Buy;
- Payment Express;
- Euroconex; and
A major consideration when looking at setting up a payment gateway is the type of security offered by the vendor. With online fraud an increasing risk in a modern world, the security of your money is the first and foremost concern when choosing a payment vendor to utilise with your new ARES payment gateway enabled website