Abierto Gateway to Offer Heartland Payment Systems’ Smartlink®

For Immediate Release

Abierto Networks and Heartland Payment Systems work together to provide faster and more secure transactions for HPS Merchants.

Exeter, NH – September 28, 2010 – Abierto Networks announced today it has entered into an agreement to resell Smartlink®, Heartland Payment Systems’ secure payment gateway services.  This will be new option for Abierto’s clients to manage secure transactions over the standard internet to HPS’ NWS Host.

SmartLink®, a state-of-the-art telecommunications network, provides secure, high-speed transport of transactional data and back-office information. Whether you operate one location or several, SmartLink® streamlines your networked services, reduces your costs and enhances operational efficiency.

The Abierto Gateway Serial & Dial-to-IP Converters offer the Convenience Store and Retail Petroleum Industry a cost effective means to convert existing dial-up and serial systems to IP networks. The Abierto Gateway is a flexible network device that ships fully configured for out-of-box installation.  Wired and wireless models are available in single and multi-ports.

“Abierto is always looking for ways to increase flexibility for our clients.  Providing options like HPS’ Smartlink® gives them a new choice for secure transactions,” said Rick Sales, President of Abierto Networks.

Abierto currently has over 10,000 units deployed in the U.S. and Canada and is certified by over 30 credit card, ATM, fleet card, check and private card processors.  All units are plug-and-play and are backed with a five year warranty.

About Abierto Networks

Abierto Networks is a value added solutions provider and integrator of Digital Technologies, specializing in High Speed Payment and Digital Marketing solutions for the Convenience Store and Retail Petroleum Industry.

Learn more about Abierto Networks at www.ab-net.us