Published: 09 May 2000
Analyst(s): Ellen P. Walsh
ClearCommerce sells the ClearCommerce Engine to ASPs, ISPs, and enterprise businesses for back-end payment processing. The engine provides a connection to payment processors to process credit card transactions over the Internet. ClearCommerce will also host the ClearCommerce Engine for customers who do not wish to bring the solution in-house. The FraudShield component provides rules-based fraud protection and allows merchants to specify fraud parameters. Additional modules such as tax, shipping, and electronic softgoods can be added. A legacy API can be customized to gain access to back-end ERP or fulfillment systems, and a standard API interfaces with most merchant storefront programs. ClearCommerce charges an upfront licensing fee, rather than transaction fees.
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