September 11, 2006 at 08:00 AM EDT
VeriFone Vx 570 Achieves TSYS Acquiring Solutions Class A Approval; Broad Range of Vx Solutions Now Approved for Class A Support

VeriFone Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PAY) today announced that TSYS Acquiring Solutions(SM) has designated the VeriFone Vx 570 and the Vx 510 payment solutions as Class A approved. TSYS Acquiring Solutions, a subsidiary of TSYS(R) (NYSE: TSS) (formerly Vital Processing Services), provides a wide range of payment processing services, including credit, debit, POS check and gift card, for many of the nation's top acquiring banks and ISOs.

The Class A approval from TSYS Acquiring Solutions signifies that a payment system has successfully passed established testing requirements and is fully supported. Acquirers and their merchant customers can receive direct support services from TSYS Acquiring Solutions when running the VeriFone SoftPay payment application on designated VeriFone systems, which now include the Vx 510 (also sold under the Omni 3730 brand), the Vx 570, and earlier approved systems, the VeriFone Vx 510LE (also sold under the Omni 3730LE brand), and the VeriFone Omni 3740 and Omni 3750 models.

TSYS Acquiring Solutions works with merchant acquirers to deliver comprehensive solutions and support to process billions of credit and debit transactions every year. TSYS Acquiring Solutions clients will now be able to support a broad range of VeriFone high-speed dial and Internet Protocol-based payment solutions, including contactless payment options.

"We're delighted that TSYS Acquiring Solutions has certified a full range of Vx Solutions, from entry point to high-performance," said Jesse Adams, VeriFone executive vice president, North America Sales. "The Vx Solutions family provides acquirers the ability to offer a broad lineup of systems based on one platform with common interfaces and consistent software to minimize training and support costs."

Vx Solutions deliver a complete portfolio of solutions across all vertical markets, leveraging VeriFone's Verix platform to provide customers and partners with a unified family of systems with unified software and services and backward compatibility with the Omni 3700 family. The Vx 570 combines superior speed and power to offer exceptional payment processing, plus increased memory to support a wide range of value-added applications.

Additional Resources:

http://www.verifone.com/products/terminals/vx/index.html

About TSYS Acquiring Solutions

TSYS Acquiring Solutions is the preeminent supplier of acquiring solutions, related systems and integrated support services to the acquiring industry and its customers. TSYS Acquiring Solutions delivers comprehensive solutions and support that securely and reliably process billions of credit and debit transactions every year. From authorization and capture services to the clearing and settling of merchant transactions, critical customer support functions and information management services, TSYS Acquiring Solutions helps acquirers effectively manage and grow their merchant portfolios. TSYS Acquiring Solutions is a wholly owned TSYS(R) (NYSE: TSS) subsidiary. Additional information about TSYS Acquiring Solutions can be found at www.tsysacquiring.com.

About VeriFone Holdings, Inc. (www.verifone.com)

VeriFone Holdings, Inc. ("VeriFone") (NYSE: PAY), a global leader in secure electronic payment technologies, provides expertise, solutions and services for today with a migration strategy for tomorrow. VeriFone delivers solutions that add value to the point of sale, resulting in improved merchant retention and the generation of new sources of revenue for its partners and customers. VeriFone solutions are specifically designed to meet the needs of vertical markets including financial, retail, petroleum, government and healthcare.

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