Adyen join hands with Microsoft to launch network token optimization

by | Jan 27, 2021 | Token, Tokenization | 0 comments

Netherlands based global payments platform, Adyen has expands its collaboration with Microsoft to accelerate payments innovation for both companies with the launch of Adyen Network Token Optimization.

The company which is already providing its services to many of the world’s leading will be one of the first payment platforms to enable tokenized payments across multiple schemes and to offer automated optimization of the use of tokens to increase authorization rates.

By adopting network token optimization, merchants like Microsoft are able to realize significantly more revenue due to increased authorization rates, Adyen said in a statement.

Commenting on this development, Microsoft Vice President of Commerce Engineering Operations Matt Rossmeissl said, “Customer experience is at the center of everything we do, and when it comes to the payments process it’s about making it faster, simple and secure.”

“Product innovation is at the core of what we do at Microsoft and Adyen’s Network Token Optimization is a factor in driving better authorization rates and customer satisfaction,” Rossmeissl added.

Adyen and Microsoft have been working together since July 2015, starting with European acquiring and currently, it processes payments for Microsoft globally, across all Microsoft products and services.

The global software giant, Microsoft utilizes multiple Adyen products in addition to network token optimization, including real-time account updater to ensure a seamless consumer shopping experience by always charging the most up to date card.

“We always build products with a focus on our merchants and their end customers, and Microsoft pushes us to help create better global solutions. We have benefited from Microsoft’s consistent desire to provide better experiences for their customers,” Adyen COO Kamran Zaki said.

“At the forefront of innovation, the Microsoft team is always willing to act as an early adopter for many of our new products and features. We work together every day to create positive shopping experiences for Microsoft customers, and are excited to see what we will create next,” Zaki added.

Adyen also supports various local payment methods in a number of countries for Microsoft, including U.S.-based debit networks, a more recent Adyen development.

It provides modern end-to-end infrastructure connecting directly to Visa, Mastercard, and consumers’ globally preferred payment methods.

The company is a leader in delivering frictionless payments across online, mobile, and in-store channels. With offices across the world, Adyen serves customers including Facebook, Uber, Spotify, Casper, Bonobos and L’Oreal. The cooperation with Microsoft as described in this merchant update underlines Adyen’s continuous growth with current and new merchants over the years.


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