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[June 04, 2019]

Sequent and TIS Selected by Major Japanese Bank and Leading Card Issuer to Deliver Secure Mobile Payments

Two Japanese financial services leaders to deploy secure mobile payment security

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequent, Inc. today announced that Sequent and TIS Inc. in Japan have been selected by a Japanese megabank and a major payment card issuer to provide secure mobile payment applications enabled by Sequent Platform. The Sequent Platform orchestrates and manages the digital issuance and security of any type of personally identifiable credential to any type of connected device, such as payment account, financial account or identification information. Sequent secures mobile data by concealing Personal Identifiable Information (PII), rendering the information useless to online criminals while providing a frictionless customer experience.

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TIS is a member of the TIS INTEC Group based in Tokyo, Japan, and provides payment processing, integration services and IT solutions from its data centers in Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and the Asian region. TIS serves 3,000 customers across Japan, China and the ASEAN region spanning finance, manufacturing, distribution/service, public services, and communications.

"We are excited to work with Sequent as our strategic partner in the mobile payments arena and we eagerly anticipate the upcoming launch of our WalletEVO, a mobile wallet service for two industry-leading partners in the banking and credit card industries," said Ken Nakamura, Department Manager of Digital Transformation Services Planning Dept. at TIS. "With Sequent Platform and WalletEVO, we have created a secure mobile payments solution that can securely store payment information in smartphones and other devices."


Sequent Platform will protect, manage and orchestrate information for TIS's WalletEVO for a megabank and a major credit card issuer which both operate in the Japanese market. WalletEVO will encode payment and card information to securely store data in the event of a lost smartphone.

"We are pleased to partner with TIS to provide the Sequent Platform's state-of-the-art security technology with TIS's WalletEVO to improve consumer confidence in mobile payments. We are very happy that TIS and its customers entrust their transactions to our technology," said Joan Zeigler, CEO of Sequent.

About Sequent
Sequent, Inc., a global leader in securing data on the move, provides tokenized digital issuance credentials to enable safe transactions for consumers, businesses and government entities using mobile applications and digital wallets. The Sequent Platform empowers banks, national payment, and private label providers, transit agencies, access control providers, and credential issuers to securely protect and distribute credit, debit, transit, loyalty, or ID cards. Sequent's simple APIs allow app developers to add information security to all apps on mobile, wearable and other connected devices so their consumers can make payments, redeem offers, use loyalty points, open doors, and ride transit systems.

For more information, please visit www.sequent.com, like us on LinkedIn and Facebook, and follow us on Twitter @sequentsw.

About TIS
TIS Inc., a member of the TIS INTEC Group, provides several IT solution services including entrusted development, data center and cloud services for various industries, such as financial services, manufacturing, logistics/distribution, public services and telecommunications, by being their technology partner and offering global support to companies with a presence mainly in Japan, China and the ASEAN region.

For more information about TIS, please visit http://www.tis.com

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SOURCE Sequent


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