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Tieto Card Suite Optimized on Oracle SuperCluster

Parnian Taidi
Product Marketing Manager

Tieto is the largest company in the Nordics that provides full lifecycle IT services, as well as product development for private and public organizations. Tieto Card Suite is a set of off-the-shelf software packages supporting full life cycle of retail payments, from card issuing and acquiring, including e-commerce and mobile payments, to merchant management, transaction switching and clearing. Tieto Card Suite serves more than 500 financial institutions in over 30 counties in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.

Recently Tieto and Oracle engineers conducted performance benchmarks and tuning on Oracle SuperCluster and Tieto achieved Oracle SuperCluster Optimized status. Oracle SuperCluster, an Oracle Engineered System, combines revolutionary Oracle Database efficiency and performance with near-zero-overhead secure multitenancy and private-cloud management tools to create a complete secure, cloud infrastructure for database and applications.

The following solution stack was tested:

  • Tieto Card Suite
  • Oracle  Supercluster M7
  • Oracle Database 12c Release 1
  • Oracle Database, Advanced Security Option
  • Oracle Solaris 11
  • Oracle Tuxedo 12cR2

Powerful Performance and Security

These tests demonstrated results that far exceeded original goals:

  • more than 10,000 tps for switching between networks including HSM cryptography operations
  • more than 5,000 tps for full cycle cards authorizations with average response time less than 0.1 second

Tieto Card Suite along with Oracle SuperCluster and Thales HSMs deliver stable and future proof payment processing platform ensuring financial institutions capabilities to deliver continuous service processing high volumes and scalability to cope with volume growth in the future.   

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