Netcetera covers the entire Alpine region

Market leader in payment security opens new office in Vienna

The Swiss software company Netcetera, with 13 locations in Europe and the Middle East, is opening a branch office in Vienna on 30 August. For the market leader in payment security, Vienna is a key location in its expansion strategy as Austria is the financial and trading center and hub for Eastern Europe. Last year only, Netcetera acquired the Austrian company Nexperts.

For Andrej Vckovski, CEO of the Netcetera Group, Vienna as Austria's financial and trading center is not only an important market, but also the hub of an area of about nine million people in Austria, encompassing also the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. Quoting Vckovski: "With the location Vienna we strengthen our presence in Austria. In addition, we are setting an exclamation point to the expansion of our international team and to serving other markets internationally with our trend-setting products and individual software, especially in the areas of banking, payment and security". With its three locations Linz, Hagenberg and Vienna, Netcetera has taken the decisive step to expand its market position as a leading player in payment transactions in Austria and Eastern Europe.

Christina Reinbacher, Head of the Swiss Business Hub Austria in Vienna, underlines the cross-national significance in her opening speech: "We welcome and encourage the influx of innovative companies like Netcetera. They are essential for securing the region's economic viability and future."

At the forefront of digital evolution

Netcetera is one of the pioneers of digital development and supports its customers worldwide with individual software and products. The company accompanies the entire life cycle of an IT system from strategy to implementation and operation. Already a leader in securing e-commerce payments and mobile contactless payments, the Swiss software company now also brings solutions for digitization in banking, insurance, media, healthcare and transportation to Austria and Eastern Europe.

Netcetera sees its entrepreneurial mission in reducing the complexity in handling computers and at the same time making the digital world as simple and secure as possible. The service portfolio therefore includes digital payment apps, wallets, mobile banking, security solutions for e-commerce payments, blockchain, machine learning, conversational interfaces and augmented reality. As part of its 3-D Secure Services for secure online transactions, the company currently processes around 25 million cards with over 100 million transactions per year. Netcetera sees great growth potential especially in the areas of digital wallets and security for digital payments.

In addition, the next big Netcetera events are coming up: On 27 - 29 September 2018, the annual Netcetera Innovation Summit will take place in Bernried near Munich, at which industry experts will present and discuss current trends in the areas of mobile and instant payment, wallet concepts for retail and security solutions. Further opportunities for personal exchange with Netcetera are offered at the Jazoon Tech Days from 6 to 7 September in Berne and at the Swiss Payment Forum from 5 to 6 November in Zurich.

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