Hypercom

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Hypercom Corporation
Public
Traded as NYSEHYC
Fate Acquired by Verifone
Founded Australia, (1978 (1978))
Founder George Wallner
Defunct 2011
Headquarters Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Key people
Norman Stout, Chairman; Philippe Tartavull, CEO & President
Products Payment terminals
Website www.hypercom.com

Hypercom was an American company that produces electronic payment processing hardware and software and was acquired by rival VeriFone in 2011.

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Hypercom was founded in Australia in 1978.

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

On August 4, 2011 a new company, was formed as result of the divestiture of Hypercom European assets with Spain S.A. and Hypercom UK and named Spire Payments.

The remains of Hypercom entered into a merger agreement with VeriFone Systems, Inc. which closed 4 August 2011.[1]

Hypercom USA changed its name to Equinox Payments in 30 September 2011.[citation needed]

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