Nation’s Fifth Largest Payments Processor Recognized on 2013
InformationWeek 500 for SmartLink Managed Network Solution
Heartland’s award represented recognition for its innovative SmartLink managed network solution. Initially designed to displace third-party vendors and ensure secure, reliable connectivity for transaction transport at merchant locations, Heartland’s homegrown solution has enabled Heartland to better serve merchant customers while realizing significant operational efficiencies and cumulative significant internal cost savings. Continuing SmartLink’s development into a full-featured managed network service that delivers first-of-its-kind technology to securely transmit both transactional data as well as integral back-office information, Heartland transformed this internal IT initiative into the company’s fastest-growing organic line of business by helping merchants address the growing complexities of managing network connectivity.
“It is an honor to once again be named to the InformationWeek 500 and to be recognized for the pioneering advancements that are driving value for our enterprise and our merchant customers alike,” said