ControlCircle to Provide Data Centre Services to Luup

By Controlcircle, PRNE
Thursday, February 10, 2011

Mobile Payment Solutions Provider Luup Chooses ControlCircle for Comprehensive Hosting Infrastructure

LONDON, February 11, 2011 - ControlCircle, a leading hosting and connectivity provider, announced
that it has won a contract to deliver datacentre services to Luup, a leading
provider of banking-grade mobile payments solutions that enable organisations
to securely transform the way financial services are delivered.

The agreement will see ControlCircle provide the comprehensive virtual
infrastructure required to host and manage Luup's mobile payments solutions
and expanding services to customers. ControlCircle offers the global
scalability needed to support Luup's continued strong growth across multiple

"ControlCircle were the obvious choice for us. They have a great team who
understood our vision and were able to design a datacentre solution that
impressed us with its ingenuity," said Geir Norlund, Luup VP of Operations.

He added: "Luup's mobile payment platform is banking-grade and needs a
powerful, resilient and reliable infrastructure to run on. We are confident
that Luup's demanding requirements, representing those of the financial
industry, are met by ControlCircle."

"Our team is looking forward to working with Luup. This client win is
very exciting for us as we're keen to increase our presence within the mobile
market," said Damian Milkins, ControlCircle CEO.

He continued: "There is a great deal of synergy between Luup and
ControlCircle. We're very pleased to be providing this service to them. I'm
sure that this is only the beginning of a long lasting partnership."

About ControlCircle

ControlCircle is a privately owned company, founded in 2001 to provide
solutions ranging from secure hosting and global connectivity to managing all
security, networking, server and database technologies covering a full range
of market sectors. The company offers highly skilled and vastly experienced
data specialists who design and support resilient enterprise hosting
solutions, built on highly available platforms backed by ultra reliable
support. Customers include many of the World's largest online businesses and
blue chip companies in the banking, legal, accounting and commercial sectors.
They rely on our industry knowledge, technical expertise, innovation,
accuracy and skilful team management. For more information, please visit:

About Luup

Luup offers banking-grade mobile payments solutions that solve customers'
business challenges, giving access to new cost-saving and revenue-generating
business models. Corporate and merchant banks can take advantage of the Luup
Mobile Corporate Banking Solution; Retail banks can benefit from the
Branchless Banking Solution; MTOs & exchange houses can innovate with the
Remittance Solution. Luup has proven best-practice experience in developing,
deploying and running mobile money managed services since 2002. These range
from mobile cash or salary disbursements to remittances and corporate
payments - all securely via the mobile handset.

Luup is creating an extensive payments gateway, enabling its customers to
expand their own business reach with Luup's partners. The company devises
strategies for financial institutions such as Deutsche Bank's Global
Transaction Banking group and leading UAE bank, the National Bank of Abu
. Other partners include Oxigen Services in India and ITC Ltd in
Bangladesh. For additional information, please visit:


    Julia Vockrodt
    VP Communications

Julia Vockrodt, VP Communications, Julia at, +44(0)208-964-0260

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