TouchNet Achieves TX-Ramp Level 2 Certification for its U.Commerce Payments and OneCard ID Management Solutions for Higher Education Institutions

5/15/2024 7:00 PM

LENEXA, Kan. - TouchNet, a Global Payments (NYSE: GPN) company and leading provider of commerce and credential technology for institutions of higher education, announced today that it has achieved Level 2 certification security requirements of the Texas Risk and Authorization Management Program (TX-RAMP). TX-RAMP provides a standardized approach for security assessment, certification, and continuous monitoring of cloud computing services that process the data of Texas state agencies.

TouchNet’s U.Commerce technology platform for campus commerce and credentials has been certified and is designed to support colleges and universities as they balance competing needs to effectively manage their business and keep students safe on campus. At a time when hybrid learning experiences encompassing virtual and in-person settings are increasingly common, U.Commerce delivers unified, mobile-first strategies, reporting and analytics, and insight into student engagement to help identify trends, measure success, and inform business decisions.

“Security and compliance are foundational to our approach to delivering advanced software solutions to institutions of higher education,” said Adam McDonald, president at TouchNet. “Our clients look to us to help prepare and guide them through a continually evolving regulatory environment. It is our commitment to stay ahead of the curve and to build functionality into our products and services that simplify the complexity as much as possible.”

Given the complexity of today’s campuses, achieving and maintaining compliance is a significant and ongoing undertaking. The U.Commerce platform streamlines administrative access to complete student profiles and provides all-in-one student access to payments, credentials, and services that are flexible and secure. U.Commerce also offers options for students that meet their evolving needs and spotlights tools and functionality focused on managing and measuring student success outside the classroom.

TouchNet’s commitment to security and compliance is at the core of the software solutions it delivers to institutions of higher education. With TX-RAMP level 2 certification, Texas campuses know that TouchNet delivers secure and compliant solutions that safely process transactions while streamlining and integrating the systems that manage payments and the associated data on campus.

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About TouchNet
TouchNet unifies campuswide payments and ID management software solutions for institutions of higher education around the world. Colleges and universities rely on TouchNet to integrate and secure payments, permissions, and other related business transactions for a comprehensive, actionable view campuswide. TouchNet’s unmatched integration, transparency, and security give institutions greater control over transactions, costs, and compliance. As the market leader in higher education commerce technology, our platform-driven approach enables greater operational efficiencies and self-service access to real-time information for students and staff. TouchNet is a Global Payments (NYSE: GPN) company.