PSIgate is fine, many billing scripts have APIs for it, but 1) their online interface is from the 1920's and 2) Support is a little tad slow. But all in all, they're satisfactory
If you're using PSI Gate, you're probably in Canada. So you can call their 1-800 number and speak to someone within minutes.
We've been talking with InternetSecure.com, so far so good.
I would recommend againts Internet Secure from personal experience. Their service and pricing is on par with PSI gate, but they do things that are silly. For instance when you charge someone, on their credit card they will see "Your company name via Internet Secure" Instead of just your company name.
Originally posted by HA-Alex
reason: mostly recommended and they had a special (February) $29 per month + % per transaction, etc. I surely contact them to have more informations about.
They seemed very expensive to me, especially if you need $USD and $CAD.
We've been with them for years. Highly recommended. Best fraud protection in the business, including the new MC and Visa passwords that completely remove the danger of chargebacks. BUT - there doesn't seem to be ANY decent shopping carts or billing systems that support them, and they are expensive if you need more than $CAD.
reason: they are new, but they are in the same city where I'm (Montreal) so it would be easy to reach them by phone.
They also have a system that integrates with Quickbooks, which is cool. Expensive though.
reason: uses as third party processor actually.
I would say the least expensive of the bunch - no monthly fees. Most danger of chargebacks, though. Seems to be supported by many carts and billing systems. (I'm assuming carts that support Paysystems also support myPaysystems???)
Me too. That website boggled my mind. Obviously written by a management committee because it says nothing in a whole lotta different ways. I wonder if they have ever had a single signup from that mess?
I was under the impression that Paradata is only a gateway and not a processor. Is this not the case? They work with many merchant services providers but to my knowledge, I didn't know that they actually provided merchant accounts for Canadian merchants or anyone else.
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HA-Alex started this thread to find out about Canadian gateways and processors - I believe Paradata fits both those criteria -
"Paradata Systems Inc., founded in 1995 and headquartered in Whistler, B.C., provides industry leading Global Integrated Payment Systems and services. The company has applied its expertise in software development, security technology, and transaction processing to fill a niche in global commerce."
"Paradata Systems Inc. does not provide a merchant account as part of its service offering. These accounts must be obtained by you from a third party financial organization or independent sales organization. We recommend that you review and remain familiar with the terms and conditions applicable to your merchant account." - Paradata