LAKEWOOD, N.J., March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Cardknox Payments is proud to partner with Applications Research Software to provide significantly discounted credit card processing rates, along with an EMV chip-card solution for JCCs, YMCAs, YWCAs and Health Clubs. The new partnership with Cardknox brings a new level of automation, security, and simplicity to the payment options of Applications Research’s QuattroC and eFinesstri software.

Paul Lundberg, Chief Operating Officer at Applications Research, commented, «We created our system as an affordable option for JCCs and YMCAs. Recognizing that continuous product development is key to ensuring our customer’s success, we partnered with Cardknox to bring our customer’s the best in payments. We identified their unique needs, and worked to provide them with a solution that would integrate seamlessly with their operations.»

The new partnership ensures payment security by supporting EMV chip-cards for enhanced security. Additionally, Cardknox offers a unique workaround for terminals to display custom forms and messaging while still maintaining PCI compliance, which provides a marketing advantage as well.

Mark Paley, Director of Partner Sales at Cardknox added, «Our processing rates are optimized for community centers, and our unique array of features help Organizations further reduce their expenses. Cardknox’s Card Updater feature enhances recurring charges by automatically updating credit cards that have expired to decrease failed transactions.»

The card-present EMV solution works with Ingenico credit card terminals on Applications Research’s QuattroC and eFinesstri platforms, and secure online payments are available through Applications Research’s OnlineEdge. For more information, please visit


Cardknox is a technology-based payment solution that optimizes and lowers rates for each industry. Offering the lowest rates and advanced payment features, Cardknox serves thousands of customers across every major industry throughout the United States, UK and Canada. For more information, visit


Applications Research is a leading provider of operations software to community centers, YMCAs, and YWCAs. For more Information, visit

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