Zelle adds major tech partners to roster

Zelle – a new, real-time payments network from bank-owned Early Warning Services – has added ACI Worldwide, CGI, D3 Banking Technology, and IBM to its growing list of technology partners.

These leading technology companies will provide design, development and integration solutions and services to accelerate the adoption of Zelle at their financial institution clients.

“Our new technology partners empower financial institutions to deploy real-time payments quickly with Zelle – accelerating time-to-market, reducing risk, growing revenues, and controlling costs,” said Ian Macallister, vice president of Market Strategy at Early Warning Services. “We’re at the forefront of an industry-wide move to faster money movement, and our partner ecosystem expansion adds solutions, services, and expertise which will only accelerate Zelle adoption.”

Ian Macallister

These new technology partners join some of the leading companies payment processors –– CO-OP Financial Services, FIS, Fiserv, and Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. –– to provide digital payment solutions for financial institutions large and small.

Early Warning has developed a suite of passive and active identification and authentication solutions to enable all Zelle Network® participants, to easily and safely manage real-time payments.

Components of this suite of solutions are now used by four of the top six U.S. banks to secure their mobile banking channels while offering flexibility and improving customer experiences.

Capabilities including access to biometrics, pattern recognition, secure messaging, Mobile Network Operator intelligence, device identification, behavioural biometrics and device health can be integrated seamlessly with existing systems to deliver the protection consumers demand across all interactions. Technologies from leading device and mobile risk vendors, InAuth, NuData Security, and Payfone, are part of the Zelle Risk Services portfolio and help to ensure safe and secure banking transactions like sending money to a friend.

For a full list of participating financial institutions, visit Zelle