VERIFONE DETAILS 2014-10-10
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"Because VeriFone is committed to delivering powerful new solutions and technologies, we intend to End-Of-Life (“EOL”) PAYware Transact as follows:
Final Order Date: After December 31, 2014 VeriFone will cease taking orders for new PAYware Transact licenses issued to new customers. Customers may elect to purchase new MID/TID or add on services to existing licenses through December 31, 2015.
Final Shipment Date: After January 15, 2015 VeriFone will stop shipping orders for new PAYware Transact licenses. Existing customers may elect to purchase new MID/TID or add on services to existing licenses through December 31, 2015. End of
Development Date: Effective immediately there will be no new VeriFone sponsored software development with respect to PAYware Transact
End of Support Date: Effective October 28, 2016 and in concurrence with the expiration of PCI PA DSS validation, VeriFone will cease supporting software issues on current features of PAYware Transact. Support will be limited to phone troubleshooting and suggested changes to configurations or 3rd party components and at no time will extend to product code changes.
"We are interested in working closely with you, and assisting you in developing a migration plan to new products that will support the growth of your business. Therefore, you will have the opportunity to submit a final order for an upgrade through the Final Order Date.
Additionally, irrespective of the date on which VeriFone receives the order, VeriFone will not accept any orders for PAYware Transact that specify a delivery date after the Final Shipment Date. VeriFone will honor valid extended support contracts for PAYware Transact to the full term. This includes any customer support commitments with respect to PAYware Transact that have previously been accepted by VeriFone in writing.
We have migrated many PWT customers to Curbstone software and services. Inquire for your options!