MCX wanted the ability to own, shape and influence the payment experience of customers while lowering and ultimately eliminating transaction fees from credit card companies and financial institutions. MCX wanted a digital gateway between consortium partners (Best Buy, Target, CVS, etc.), large banks, and digital wallet providers.…
Scalability and performance were key must-haves in this solution. Not only did it have
to handle large transaction volumes, but MCX wanted sub-second processing on all transactions to provide the ultimate customer experience. Iron-clad security was also non-negotiable.
Quisitive utilized Application Service Environments at the core of the solution, enforcing network security and isolation to protect highly sensitive consumer transaction data. The services were secured behind Azure API Management, and additional steps were taken to encrypt the data using Key Vault.
A hybrid storage approach was taken leveraging Table Storage, Azure Search Services, and DocumentDB. Application Insights was implemented to track service requests, dependencies, and performance of the system.