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Market Guide for Issuer Tokenization

Published: 18 June 2015

ID: G00273551

Analyst(s): Sandy Shen


Issuer tokenization offers an additional layer of security for payment. Payment security managers and architects interested in the technology should decide whether to become token service providers or wait for the service to be available in the local market.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

  • Issuers Are the Largest Group Implementing Issuer Tokenization, Followed by Processors and Payment Networks
  • Many TSPs Create Confusion for Wallet Providers
  • Adoption Patterns and Implementation Options Vary by Market
  • Aptitude for Control and TCO Impact Deployment Model

Representative Vendors

Market Recommendations

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