Javien’s flexible technology to support SNOCAP-driven e-commerce
McLean, Virginia-October 4, 2006--Javien Digital Payment Solutions, Inc. today announced that its services have been selected by San Francisco-based SNOCAP to power online sales for the company’s digital music services. Javien’s technology provides an e-commerce solution with broad functionality to sell music tracks for SNOCAP’s artist stores, including SNOCAP’s recently announced partnership with MySpace.
“Javien’s technology delivers SNOCAP’s customers flexibility in how they buy and sell their digital content,” said Leslie Poole, chief executive officer at Javien. “Retailers and artists can offer content through subscription, pay-per-view or pay-per-download. And they can offer end-users a host of payment options including PayPal, credit/debit cards, ACH and other alternative payment types.”
As an ASP solution, Javien’s technology offers a variety of components that enhance the core, transactional e-commerce engine for timely, efficient implementation.
“Javien offers extensive flexibility and features to handle payment processing in all SNOCAP-driven digital commerce,” said Karin Visnick, SNOCAP’s vice president of product management. “In the rapidly developing digital music marketplace, it is imperative that we have a solution that provides our customers with payment options adaptable to any type of environment.”
Through a web interface, Javien’s customers get a merchandising solution that allows them to administer their digital product catalog, manage customer information and communications, and get a variety of sales reports. Its platform integrates with the payment gateways, processors and a variety of third-party providers, securely storing customer data to meet PCI compliance rules. Javien’s micropayment aggregation engine saves costs associated with payment processing fees.
For SNOCAP, any company’s digital storefront, web site or media player can plug into Javien technology using API and HTML methods that enable a seamless integration. Easy coordination was a vital consideration to empower the numerous artists and labels that will use SNOCAP services to promote and sell their music online.
About Javien Digital Payment Solutions, Inc. (www.javien.com)
Javien Digital Payment Solutions, headquartered in McLean, Virginia, delivers the next-generation e-commerce management platform to content providers for driving online sales. Offered primarily as an ASP-hosted service, Javien’s technology helps digital music sites successfully deploy and manage subscriptions, pay-per-view and downloads. Companies can offer customers a variety of payment options. And its patent-pending micropayment aggregation engine helps minimize processing fees for small transactions. Javien is a leading provider of digital content sales with such notable customers including SNOCAP, MTV Networks, Trans World Entertainment, Ruckus Network, MusicNet, iMesh, Bearshare, Forbes.com and Thomson. Javien is backed by K&K; Capital Group, which ranks among the most significant financial groups in the Czech Republic. It manages assets of 2 billion USD and employs more then 7,000 people. K&K; Capital Group’s portfolio includes more than 20 companies around the world.
About SNOCAP (www.snocap.com)
SNOCAP’s easy-to-use service for registering digital content and managing online distribution will enable a more vibrant digital music marketplace, bringing more music to more people through more outlets. SNOCAP’s Digital Registry empowers artists and labels to easily promote and sell their music through digital retailers or through their own unique artist store. In turn, these retailers have a growing inventory, offering more music to more fans. SNOCAP`s products include the P2P Plug-in (allowing P2P to be used in a copyright respecting manner) and SNOCAP Linx (to seamlessly integrate content sales into a web site).
SNOCAP provides digital music technology and services to leaders in the global marketplace for digital music, including Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT, EMI, TVT Records, Artemis Records/Sheridan Square Entertainment, Beggars Group, Koch Records, Nettwerk Records, Matador Records, One Little Indian Records, Ryko Group and an extensive roster of other leading independent labels. Founded by Shawn Fanning, Jordan Mendelson and Ron Conway in 2003, the company is based in San Francisco.
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