News 2008

Competition Results

December 2008

We are pleased to announce the Results of our Christmas Competition and would like to thank all of you who entered

The answers to the questions are:

1. Since 1981

2. June 2005

3.. March 2008

4. 3X Encrypt

5. On the FAQ page

In order to make sure that the draw was fair we asked one of our neighbours Solicitor Gwyn Jones to draw the winner from all the correct entries.

The winner of the competition was Peter Jackson from Nuswift. Congratulations and your Acer Netbook is being sent out in the post to you today.

We hope you all have a fantastic Christmas and New Year.


3X Software helps U.K. Merchants using IBM DB2 and IBM System i

November 2008

Please read the IBM Business Partner Case Study by clicking to download the PDF

or go to this link to view the PDF article on IBM’s website –

or if you prefer to view it in HTML here:

3X to Sponsor Scoring with Power i Event

September 2008

We are please to announce that we are sponsoring the Scoring with Power i event being held in Manchester.

This unique one-day event focuses on strategic and technical sessions and offers System i professionals a complete day of education and a chance to network with other users. Whether you are involved with technical delivery of IT or help to guide your businesses’ IT future on a more strategic level – there’s something for everyone!
Join System i professionals from around the UK and enjoy one of England’s most spectacular settings – Manchester United’s Old Trafford Stadium! A Sponsored Tour will be available after the conference.

Click here to register! or Click here to go to the www.System for more information.

3X Secure gets MasterCard SecureCode Accreditation

June 2008

We are please to announce that our Merchant Plug In (MPI) 3X Secure has now been accredited by MasterCard. This is in addition to our Verified by Visa Accreditation gained earlier this year.

For more information of what using 3D Secure in your business look at our 3X Secure pages on our products pages or contact us.

You can see our product listed on MasterCard’s vendor list on their website:

Did you know that MasterCard are now stating that “If Maestro is processed over the internet it is mandated that it has to be with SecureCode”

3X Secure gets Verified by Visa Accreditation

March 2008

We are please to announce that our new Merchant Plug In (MPI) 3X Secure has now been accredited by Visa and we can now offer this module for companies handling Internet Card payments.

3D secure is a technical standard developed by Visa and MasterCard and is commonly known as Verified by Visa and MasterCard SecureCode. It is a simple password-protected identity-checking service that takes the risk out of online retail, for you and for your customers.

For more information of what Verified can do for your business look at our 3X Secure page or contact us or or see our earlier news article from November.

You can see our 3X Secure product listed on Visa’s 3D Secure Compliant Vendor list here:

Chip and Pin Rollout for High Street retailer Holland & Barrett at over 530 stores

January 2008

Holland & Barrett the UK’s leading High Street retailer of vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements has successfully rolled out our EFT/400 Chip and Pin solution to over 530 if its stores throughout the UK. The solution handles the transaction from the Chip and Pin device through to the settlement with the acquiring bank.