ACI Worldwide Receives "Success in Large-Bank Market" Award in Aite Group Cash Management Report

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

NEW YORK, April 4, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ACI Worldwide (Nasdaq:ACIW), a leading international provider of payment systems, today announced that its flagship online banking solution, ACI Enterprise Banker, has received the "Success in Large-Bank Market" Award by leading industry analyst firm, Aite, in its latest report, "U.S. Cash Management Vendors: The Road to Meeting New Market Expectations." ACI was also recognized as a market share leader with the biggest number of large U.S financial institutions live on Enterprise Banker, with 40% more implementations than the nearest competitor.

In the report Aite states, "ACI's success in the market is a true testament to the sophistication of its functionality and proven track record in meeting the needs of large corporations. Recent enhancements to the solution and its customer dashboard now make this solution not only robust in functionality, but also easy for small businesses to use and navigate."

Additionally, the report went on to state that, "As a result of recent enhancements, customers now feel they can get most of the information they need through a single click. The vendor seems further along than some of its competitors in its creation of widgets, and offers users easy-to-personalize customer dashboard design. Overall, the solution continues to differentiate itself as a strong offering with robust capabilities sophisticated enough for the largest corporations while incorporating a user interface and simplified workflows for micro businesses."

Louis Blatt, chief product officer at ACI Worldwide said, "The results of the Aite study confirm that ACI retains its market leading position with a substantial number of existing deployments in large banks, as well as the volume of new client implementations in the large-bank space. Financial institutions of all sizes currently utilize Enterprise Banker to deliver online banking solutions to their customers across a spectrum of sophistication and size from large corporations to small and micro-businesses, and even consumers. We see the product being selected again and again for its reliability and functionality, and the fact that it is truly proven in the market."

ACI Enterprise Banker allows financial institutions across North America to uniquely package products and services for different markets — or even individual customers — from a single, flexible platform. Enterprise Banker offers a full range of functionality including balance and transaction reporting; ACH and wire transfer origination and reporting; remote check deposit; bill presentment and payment; and cash concentration. The product is regularly updated, to deliver the functionality that banks need and stay ahead of their business requirements. Enterprise Banker can be licensed to operate on premise or delivered as a hosted service through ACI On Demand.

For more information on Enterprise Banker please visit .

About ACI Worldwide

ACI Worldwide powers electronic payments for more than 750 financial institutions, retailers and processors around the world, with its broad and integrated suite of electronic payment software. More than 75 billion times each year, ACI's solutions process consumer payments. On an average day, ACI software manages more than US$12 trillion in wholesale payments. And for more than 150 organizations worldwide, ACI software helps to protect their customers from financial crime. To learn more about ACI and understand why we are trusted globally, please visit . You can also find us on or on Twitter @ACI_Worldwide.

CONTACT: Catherine Eyres ACI Worldwide +44 1923 812741