Merchant Services – Credit Card Processing

Authorize.Net, A CyberSource Solution

Since 1996, Authorize.Net has been a leading provider of payment gateway services, managing the submission of payment transactions to the processing networks on behalf of merchant customers. On November 1, 2007, CyberSource Corporation acquired Authorize.Net. Collectively, the companies processed approximately 1.9 billion transactions in 2008, representing $109 billion of e-commerce.

Authorize.Net enables merchants to authorize, settle and manage credit card and electronic check transactions via Web sites, retail stores, mail order/telephone order (MOTO) call centers and mobile devices.

DF Design Studios is an authorized reseller for Authorize.Net.

Authorize.net Online Application

We offer our clients access to a secure, online application that allows them to apply for an Authorize.Net Payment Gateway account and an optional merchant account. During the application process you can also add additional payment services such as eCheck.Net®, Advanced Fraud Detection Suite™ (AFDS) and Automated Recurring Billing™ (ARB).

Once you have submitted your completed application, your payment gateway account will be set up within two business days.

The average processing time for your merchant account application is five to seven business days. Please remember that in order to process payments, you must have both accounts set up and activated.