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Products | Switching Services

SHAZAM's message switching service is the core application that supports all other SHAZAM products. It provides real-time financial authorization and network settlement for transactions and includes message switching between:

  • SHAZAM online processors
  • Point-of-sale (POS) acquirer processors
  • ATMs and POS terminals connected directly to SHAZAM
  • Regional and proprietary networks
  • International networks
  • SHAZAM authorization services
  • Card products
  • Prepaid gift card authorization systems
  • EBT issuers

SHAZAM also offers stand-in services. If the issuer is unable to respond to an authorization request, SHAZAM can stand-in to ensure the transaction is completed. Stand-in services are offered for positive or negative file modes.

SHAZAM provides Gateway access to all major networks including:

  • Armed Forces Financial Network® (AFFN)
  • American Express®
  • Cirrus®
  • Discover®
  • Interlink®
  • Maestro®
  • MasterCard®
  • NetWorks
  • Visa® Plus®
  • Presto!
  • Pulse®
  • Star®
  • Visa
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Contact your SHAZAM Account Executive today about how SHAZAM's switching services will benefit your business.