merchant server

merchant server

Also known as a "commerce server," it is a server in a network that handles online purchases and credit card transactions. The term may refer to the entire computer system or just the software that provides this service. A merchant server implements an electronic commerce protocol that ensures a secure transmission between the clients and cooperating banks. It may also include the online storefront and shopping cart infrastructure.
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Any proposed solution should be capable of interfacing to payware merchant server software or equivalent.
0 provides close integration capabilities with leading merchant server technology such as Microsoft Site Server Commerce Edition, Netscape (Enterprise Server) and Intershop.
A Merchant Server enables developers to create HTML page per fee links which can show account balances, deposits and orders.
In November, Microsoft came out with its Merchant Server, a product for shopping on the Net, and a new version of Microsoft Front Page for designing and managing home pages and Web sites.
Commerce merchant server software server, although the actual catalog is created off-line on an NT server, and the data is periodically published to the commerce server.
He chose VeriFone's vPOS, a point of sale application for virtual "storefront" payment transactions, and Microsoft's Merchant Server, to allow consumers to make purchases on the Internet, using any Web browser.
Microsoft is developing a product called Merchant Server that requires Microsoft's Windows NT operating system.
Seamlessly integrated with point-of-sale and back office business systems, a single PAYware Merchant server is capable of authorizing thousands of transactions per minute.
In 1996, CyberCash was the first Internet payment service to support Merchant Server, Microsoft's premier entry into the Web commerce market.
The Gateway will provide easy integration with merchant Shop &Buy Applications and back-end systems through a thin &uot;Payment Client&uot; - an XML client software residing on the merchant server.
Siegel was also a Test Manager at Microsoft where he directed the development of Merchant Server, Microsoft's E-Commerce application.

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