Rapid Internet Transaction Authority Enhanced with Added Processor Certifications and IBM iSeries 400 Support
KENNESAW, GEORGIA – February 18, 2002 – Return On Investment Corporation [OTCBB: ROIE] announced today that GO Software, Inc., an ROI subsidiary and a leading provider of payment processing software in North America, is releasing RiTA 1.2, a rapid transaction processing engine for electronic Internet, mail order/telephone order and Point-of-Sale payments.
Product enhancements include:
· Verified by Visa-enabled; the anti-fraud protection service provided for merchants accepting Visa for Internet purchases.
· First Data Nashville and Paymentech Tampa credit card certifications via leased line connectivity.
· NOVA terminal capture and ECHO host capture support via SSL over the Internet.
· Multi-merchant support for Virtual Purchase Connection’s web-based payment solution for business buyers on the Internet.
· IBM iSeries added to the current list of operating systems: Windows, Unix and Linux platforms.
“RiTA has been on the market less than two years and continues to gain recognition as a preferred payment processing engine due to its speed, flexibility and support for businesses of all sizes,” said Tony Abruzzio, Vice President and General Manager of GO Software. “RiTA is also considered a cost-effective alternative to gateway solutions. By listening to our customer’s needs and monitoring the technology trends in the marketplace, we continually increase the power and functionality of the product for our customers.”
Designed to enable a variety of hosting and merchant capabilities, RiTA Server is a highly scalable, multi-platform application that supports high-volume, multi-threaded transaction processing. RiTA provides host capture, leased line and TCP/IP connectivity directly to processing companies.
About Return On Investment Corporation
More than 50,000 businesses use ROI software to process payments on virtually any computer and to connect IBM midrange systems to the rest of the world. In the United States, in terms of the number of payment processing software licenses, GO Software (an ROI subsidiary) is the number one company in the IBM midrange market and is second behind First Data Corp. in all computing markets. Campana Data (an ROI subsidiary) markets consulting and transaction processing services. Net400 (an ROI subsidiary) provides software for IBM midrange computers that facilitates e-mail and e-commerce communications, system and device connectivity, web enablement of business applications, and business-to-business and business-to-consumer transactions.
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