Gartner Research

Choosing a Tokenization Vendor for PCI Compliance

Published: 02 August 2012

ID: G00237375

Analyst(s): Avivah Litan


Payment card data tokenization enables enterprises to limit the scope of often onerous PCI assessments. Most suppliers of tokenization technology fall into five main categories, meeting a variety of end-user needs.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Commodity Service — Where's the Value?
  • Vendors
    • Internet Payment Gateway Providers Focused on Card-Not-Present Transactions and Tokenization
    • Payment Gateways That Support CNP and Card-Present Transactions
    • Payment Processors
    • Vendors That Provide On-Premises Software for Tokenization and Encryption
    • ERP-Centric Payment Software Providers
    • Other Vendors
  • Pricing
  • Bottom Line

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