BOI Payment Acceptance (BOIPA) the leading payment technology and services provider which boasts an alliance between Bank of Ireland and EVO Payments International have announced that they are now integrated with Gala Technology, the innovative, multi-award- winning development team behind the SOTpay – Pay By Link solution as they look to further support businesses in all sectors process payments over the phone, online or through social media channels.
The relationship brings together Bank of Ireland’s understanding of what Irish businesses need, EVO’s expertise in acquiring and payments processing and Gala Technology’s secure and PCI DSS compliant technology to enable BOIPA to offer an array of innovative, reliable, and secure payment solutions to merchants ranging from small and mid-size enterprises to large corporates across Ireland.
Gala Technology's award-winning pay-by-link solution, SOTpay is perfect for businesses processing digital payments in remote channel with supporting recurring payments, payment reminders and scheduling functionality.
SOTpay also helps reduce the risk of fraud related chargebacks for all businesses by authenticating MOTO and omnichannel CNP transactions while processing payments securely in a PCI compliant manner.
Commenting on the announcement Aimee Barrett, Head of Commercial Partnerships at BOIPA noted the benefits of partnering with such a well-established technology company to help BOIPA remain at the forefront of the industry, where they are often viewed as a technology partner, rather than just an acquirer or a payments processor.
"With thousands of businesses already fully-supported by Gala Technology across Ireland and the UK, it's heartening to work with a company whose ambition and expertise compliments our own."
Gala Technology’s Commercial Director Steven Jones, reiterated this sentiment, noting the advantages for both companies’ shared customer base.
“Our mutual clients can benefit by using our best in class Pay By Link solution SOTpay, in conjunction with the BOIPA payment gateway, further providing merchants with the ability to process secure, authenticated, PCI DSS compliant payments across numerous remote channels."