Global payments player NxSystems invests €500k in VMware platform

15 Oct 2014

Ian Kennedy-Compston, automation business development manager, Triangle Computer Services; and Matthew AR Sheria, head of systems engineering, NxSystems

Dublin-headquartered NxSystems, a global payment provider serving 100 countries, has invested €500,000 in a VMware automated management system.

The company selected Triangle Computer Services to assist with the design of the customised automation solution and implemented vCloud Suite Enterprise to bring together all the capabilities IT needs to run an agile data centre in the cloud.

Phase One of the project involved Triangle Computer Services implementing vCloud Automation Centre, with Application Director for applications management, Hyperic for infrastructure management and IT cost assessment products. 

This enables NxSystems to rapidly provision virtual machines and multitier applications within minutes instead of days, and expand the capacity available to business units both onsite and offsite.

The second phase of the project involved Triangle implementing tcserver, a lightweight Java application server that extends Apache Tomcat for use in large-scale mission-critical environments, RabbitMQ enterprise messaging system and vPosgreS relational database. 

Predictable and scalable payments processing

This, married to the automation capability, allows the provisioning of NxSystems’ entire line of business application suites for payments processing in a predictable and scalable manner.

“We call ourselves the payment distribution experts, and we are committed to continuously develop our NxPay technology to offer clients and their customers multiple global remittance options in a fast, secure and compliant environment,” said Jonathan Bowman, CTO at NxSystems. 

“As we accelerate our international expansion, VMware’s cloud management platform will help us automate operations management of our payment platforms while minimising development and deployment time.

“Today, VMware solutions enables us to deliver new applications and services to market faster, more efficiently, with greater control and greater scalability.”

John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years