4 More CUs Move To USERS
VALLEY FORGE, Penn.-Four more credit unions have selected USERS, Inc. to provide core data processing services. The $115-million Amarillo Community FCU in Amarillo, Texas has selected USERS' DataSafe In-House system, as have the $252-million La Capitol FCU, Baton Rouge, La., the $370-million SCE FCU, Irwindale, Calif., and the $155-million Otero FCU, Alamogordo, N.M. "The move to USERS will give us the tools to manage our business better-that's the whole thrust of this change," said ACFCU CEO Larry Hall.
For info: www.users.com.
Titan Image Statement Upgrade
ORLANDO, Fla.-Fiserv Imagesoft, a unit of Fiserv, Inc., has released a new version of its Titan Image Statement application. "This new release offers institutions the ultimate flexibility in image-statement production," the company said. "It is operating-system-independent and provides the capability to pull check images from any archive. The new application supports a wide variety of print languages, including AFP, Metacode, PDF and PCL, and enables output in multiple formats for print and/or electronic delivery of images."
For info: www.imagesoft.fiserv.com.
EFCU Chooses MortgageClick
WOBURN, Mass.-Empire FCU, Syracuse, N.Y., has become the first in its state to turn to MortgageClick for its on line lending solution. The $289-million Empire said it made the move because it sees an opportunity to improve the service levels by offering the robust on line lending solution. In addition, members can apply and be approved on the spot at all branch locations. MortgageClick was established to create a network of credit unions sharing the Prime Alliance Solution.
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Five Minnesota CUs To OSI
GLASTONBURY, Conn.-Open Solutions Inc said that five Minnesota credit unions have signed agreements to install The Complete Credit Union Solution (TCCUS), a core relational processing platform, to handle each of the institutions' retail transactions, management operations and integration strategies. Selecting TCCUS were Minnesota Mutual Companies Credit Union; Real Financial Credit Union; Red Wing Credit Union and South Metro Federal Credit Union. For info: www.opensolutions.com
End-To-End Image Solution
AVON, Conn.-COCC, a provider of next generation technology services, has agreed to purchase software components from AFSImage and to utilize Endpoint Exchange and NCHA for a complete end-to-end image solution. COCC said it will deliver its image solution in early January and present its tested solution to all clients "With today's agreements, COCC is prepared to offer a complete, end-to-end check image processing solution," said COCC's Chief Technology Officer, Joseph Lockwood. "Our advanced technology and thorough preparation will deliver the full benefits of end-to-end image processing to our check processing clients. This is Total Quality Processing at its best."
For info: www.cocc.com.
COWWW, Canon Partner
SPARTA, Mich.-COWWW Software, a provider of web-based archiving, retrieval, and document distribution solutions for the financial services industry, has entered into a purchase agreement with Canon U.S.A., Inc., a supplier of check capture devices, and CUNA. Under the agreement, COWWW has secured discount pricing for COWWW's CU clients on Canon's CR-180 Check Transport scanner. According to Canon, the CR-180 is capable of capturing and automating the exchange of data from both sides of a check twice as fast as competing countertop devices-up to 180 checks per minute.
Michigan's TACU Going In-House
KENTWOOD, Mich.-CU*Answers, which provides data processing services to 70 Michigan credit unions, including in-house clients in several other states, has signed its first Michigan CU to an in-house contract. Tahquamenon Area Credit Union plans to convert to an inhouse solution in 2005. The $58-million, Newberry, Mich.-based CU serves 11,000 members. TACU spent 15 months performing a search before selecting CU*Answers.
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