Cortex is a full function card management system designed to address the highly volatile world of prepaid cards and the low margin debit card business. It provides rich functionality and a comprehensive processing environment for card issuance and merchant acquiring. Cortex has its own built-in switching module and has been integrated into IST and Connex for those businesses looking for a specialised switching platform. It is integrated with our core banking solutions as standard and uses Web-services for integration across other third-party banking and back-office systems.
Cortex was designed to adjust to your specific business needs. Our flexible, modular technology uses modern, open systems architecture to offer the scalability, availability and performance you need for mission-critical solutions.
The Card Management Module allows you to issue debit, credit and prepaid cards from a single platform. It is designed so you can rapidly develop and launch new products to gain the advantage over your competition. Cortex allows cards to be managed throughout their entire lifecycle – from issuance and activation to tracking, usage monitoring, and expiration. FIS is committed to providing the earliest support for industry standards, including PA-DSS and EMV, reducing your exposure to fraud while giving you confidence in meeting compliance standards.
With Cortex at the heart of your card issuance business, you can be assured of a flexible platform that will scale as your business grows and delivers a highly reliable, fully integrated card solution.