Home News & events Press Releases 2008 Alliance bank migrates entire card system onto new platform built on TranzWare


Alliance-Bank_eng-Converted"Alliance bank" (Kazakhstan) accomplished migration of its entire card system onto a new technological platform, built on the TranzWare product platform offered by Compass Plus.

In connection with a swift increase in the card business and a boom in the payment technologies market in 2005 the need for Alliance bank to find a new processing solution capable of satisfying the ever growing demands of its clients, and to also ensure that the bank achieve effective operation and control of the solution became evident.

In the same year (2005) bank management chose the solution to replace their existing processing system. As part of the modifications, the bank chose Compass Plus and their TranzWare products.

In 2006 the introduction of the new software began as well as work on the migration of the existing card payment system to the new platform. Throughout the course of project realization the bank introduced such program products as TranzWare CMS, TranzWare Online, TranzWare POI, TranzWare Interchange, TranzWare Fraud Analyzer, and TranzWare Messaging Gate. Thanks to these products the bank enlarged its spectrum of proposed services and in so doing, ensured a high level of system productivity and protection from fraudulent operations.

As a result of the joint efforts of bank colleagues and Compass Plus, certifications in the Visa and MasterCard payment systems were carried out, a new back-office introduced and the bank’s spectrum of retail banking products was substantially extended. Many additional services such as Internet Banking, notification by SMS, payment of public services or taxes through ATMs became accessible to customers of Alliance Bank. The successful collaboration between the bank and Compass Plus meant that Alliance Bank could now stand ahead of the leaders in its field according to statistics on customers and shareholders.

The director of Alliance Bank’s Processing centre department Vladimir Orlenko made the following comment: "Thanks to TranzWare CMS and the respective customization of solutions we could painlessly migrate the old processing system to the new one. At the same time, thanks to the routing solution, realized in TranzWare Online, the process of migration was smooth and convenient for us. I would like to stress the high quality of consulting services demonstrated on behalf of Compass Plus specialists."

Alliance bank is one of the largest commercial banks in the Republic of Kazakhstan based on asset size and shareholders’ equity. The Bank has Principal Member status in both MasterCard and Visa International and occupies one of the leading positions in the consumer crediting market. The bank’s regional network consists of 25 offices and 218 branches across the Republic of Kazakhstan. In September 2007 global financial magazine The Banker, included Alliance Bank in its list of top 200 banks of Asia. Today, the bank has issued over 470,000 cards from the VISA payment system and more than 21,000 cards from the MasterCard payment system.

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