ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of electronic payment and banking solutions, announced that Apple Bank has expanded its relationship with the company. Apple Bank will utilize ACI’s market-leading Self Service Business Banking, Mobile and Bill Pay offerings, enabling the bank to respond quickly to the specific needs of its business clients with new online, mobile banking and payment services.
With 76 full-service branch locations in the greater New York area, Apple Bank is the second largest state-chartered savings bank in New York. As it expands its service offering to address the growing needs of its micro, SOHO and mid-market business customers, the bank needed a proven business internet banking solution.
ACI’s Self-Service Banking platform is part of the company’s broader Universal Payments portfolio, providing Apple Bank with a consistent, real-time experience across all self-service channels. With ACI, Apple’s business clients will gain access to comprehensive online business banking services, including: ACH payment and receipt management, online bill pay with invoicing capability, payroll and collections management, domestic and international wire support, improved security workflow with advanced multi-layer entitlement and more.
“We are a rapidly growing bank focused on delivering the industry’s best offerings and services to our diverse clients, each of which has evolving needs,” said Tony Pietrantuono, Executive Vice President, Director of MIS and Chief Administrative Officer, Apple Bank. “In order to meet their needs, it is crucial that we have a trusted partner. As a long-time ACI customer, we know first-hand they have proven real-time solutions and a deep understanding of banking and payments, providing us the right solution set as we expand into new markets. ACI helps ensure we are able to continue to grow our satisfied, loyal customer base.”
“More financial institutions are turning to ACI and embracing our Universal Payments approach to help them drive growth and better serve their clients’ needs. We’re proud that many of them, like Apple Bank, look to ACI first when adding new services and continue to look to us as a trusted partner and advisor in meeting new market needs,” said Eric Labiak, Senior Vice President, ACI Worldwide. “It’s a testament to both our industry best-in-class internet banking and bill payment solutions and to our great team.”
Apple Bank is hosting its internet banking application in ACI’s secure and fully compliant data centers, which host banking and payment solutions for more than 4,600 financial institutions, retailers and billers.