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Hypercom Corporation
Type Public (NYSEHYC)
Founded Australia,(1978)
Founders George Wallner
Headquarters Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, USA, Philippines, Latvia, Germany, Spain
Key people Norman Stout, Chairman; Philippe Tartavull, CEO & President
Website http://www.hypercom.com

Hypercom was founded in Australia in 1978. They produce electronic payment processing hardware and software for a wide range of industries.


In 2009 Hypercom co-founded founding the Secure POS Vendor Alliance, a non-profit organization created by Hypercom, Ingenico and VeriFone, to increase awareness of and improve payment industry security.

On August 4, 2011 a new company, which is now called Spire Payments, was formed as result of the divestiture of Hypercom Spain S.A. and Hypercom UK.

Hypercom entered into a merger agreement with VeriFone Systems, Inc. which closed 4 August 2011.

Hypercom USA changed its name to Equinox Payments in 30 September 2011.


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