financial peering?

Justin M. Streiner streiner at cluebyfour.org
Tue Sep 21 08:09:41 CDT 2010


On Tue, 21 Sep 2010, Ryan Finnesey wrote:

> Does anyone know if there is a peering point setup to pass traffic to
> credit card processes such as First Data and or the ATM interexchange
> networks?

If you're talking about exchanging IP traffic with a payment processor, I 
don't think there is an exchange point dedicated to them.  They would 
either buy transit from a provider, or have a presence at one or more 
public exchange points.  If you want to use a specific payment processor, 
many of the ones I've seen have a way to move payment info securely over 
the public Internet, or if you have a large enough transaction volume (or 
your business policies require it), a circuit directly to the processor's 
network might be an option.

I'm not exactly sure what you mean by an "ATM interexchange network".

jms




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