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Jacksonville, FL, United States, 2013/12/19 - FIS, the world’s largest provider of banking and payments technology, was named 2013 Best in Class Mobile Banking Vendor Overall by Javelin Strategy & Research - FISglobal.com. NYSE: FIS
• Javelin Strategy & Research named FIS 2013 Best in Class Mobile Banking Vendor Overall.
• CEB TowerGroup named FIS Best in Class for Customer Experience, Interface Development and Integration & Management in Mobile Banking Solutions report.
• FIS is leading the mobile banking industry with more than 23 million mobile users today.
FIS™ ends 2013 on two very high notes as it takes home best-in-class mobile awards from two leading analyst groups. FIS (NYSE: FIS), the world’s largest provider of banking and payments technology, was named 2013 Best in Class Mobile Banking Vendor Overall by Javelin Strategy & Research. It also received Best in Class ranks from CEB TowerGroup in the areas of Customer Experience, Interface Development and Integration & Management in its Mobile Banking Solutions Technology Analysis report.
“Leading the industry with a broad portfolio of mobile solutions, such as FIS Mobile Wallet and Cardless Cash Access, the FIS Mobile team consistently looks for ways to bring true mobile innovation to our clients that will strengthen the ties they have with their customers,” said Doug Brown, SVP and GM, FIS Mobile Financial Services. “Mobile will soon become the dominant channel for customers to interact with their financial institutions, and awards like these demonstrate the true value that FIS delivers to our clients in the mobile realm.”
Javelin Strategy & Research 2013 Best in Class Mobile Banking Vendor Overall
FIS Mobile received Javelin’s highest honor, winning Best in Class overall from its 2013 survey. In addition to the top award, FIS also ranked:
• No. 1 in Top 3 Mobile Banking Vendor Standards and Customized Solutions;
• No. 1 in Top 3 Mobile Banking Standard Solutions.
Describing FIS’ overall ranking, Javelin reported: “FIS was awarded Javelin’s 2013 Best in Class Overall Mobile Banking Vendor Award by offering a broad overview of features and functionality for both its standard and higher-end, customizable products ... FIS provides an intuitive customer experience, aggressive roadmap and full integration to effectively execute a winning mobile model.”
Javelin’s annual Mobile Banking Vendor Scorecard provides a highly detailed, competitive analysis and ranking of 11 leading mobile banking providers.
CEB TowerGroup Multiple Best in Class Recognitions
CEB TowerGroup recognized FIS Mobile with three recognitions in its Mobile Banking Solutions report:
• Best in Class Customer Experience;
• Best in Class Interface Development;
• Best in Class Integration & Management.
“With over 40 years of experience in working with financial institutions, FIS has extensive experience in providing banks with technology solutions across channels, and is truly dedicated to product innovation ... The mobile payments point-of-sale functionality is especially innovative, combining marketing and discounting directly through the payment process,” noted the CEB TowerGroup report in its view of FIS.
The CEB TowerGroup report combines qualitative and quantitative data from interviews with industry experts, financial institutions and vendors to identify 21 attributes that define a “best-in-class” mobile banking solution. Those attributes are then grouped into four categories to determine top performers.
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FIS (fisglobal.com) is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies. With a long history deeply rooted in the financial services sector, FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 100 countries. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., FIS employs more than 37,000 people worldwide and holds leadership positions in payment processing and banking solutions, providing software, services and outsourcing of the technology that drives financial institutions. First in financial technology, FIS tops the annual FinTech 100 list, is 434 on the Fortune 500 and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index.
Mary Waggoner, Senior Vice President
FIS Investor Relations
P: +1 904-438-6282 - E: mary.waggoner[.]fisglobal.com.