PRIME® is a leading Cards processing platform by TSYS® (erstwhile owned by CTL) and used globally by banks and payment processors for issuing services as a card management system and acquiring services for merchant management. PRIME® is built with multi-institution capabilities fully compliant with all major payment schemes supporting a wide variety of payment cards and merchant processing features. The application is largely parameter driven with a highly configurable interface. The host of features it offers enables clients to meet their business aspirations in line with rapid changes in the market dynamics and customer delight.
Attra has executed significant projects in and around TSYS PRIME® that includes consultancy services, development and integration services, testing, support and training services. Some of the initiatives executed by Attra include end to end managed services for PRIME® version upgrade, integration with interfaces to the PRIME® application such as Visa Cybersource payment gateway, FICO’s Fraud Management Application, FALCON® , testing for implementation of card schemes, EMV Compliance certification etc.

The back office operations (Card Management Features) is supported by the PRIME® application and the switching and authorizations are managed primarily by the ONLINE® component of PRIME® . Attra has gained significant expertise in the various modules of PRIME® covering both the issuer and acquirer modules,

  • Parameters
  • Jobs Administrator
  • Customer Services
  • Merchants
  • Transaction Management
  • PRIME® Collector
  • PRIME® Installments
  • PRIME® Rewards
  • Report Manager
  • Fraud Guard
  • Dispute Manager
  • PRIME® Online – Issuer and Acquirer
  • PRIME® Perso
  • PRIME® Web

Attra offers services on all releases of PRIME® (PRIME® and ONLINE® version 2, 3 and 4) covering the following functional areas within the end-to-end card and merchant life cycles,

    • Application Processing
    • Authorization Processing
    • Transaction Routing
    • Transaction Processing
    • Smart Card Processing
    • Loan Processing
    • Account Processing
    • Fraud Processing
    • Collection Processing
    • Loyalty Processing
    • Merchant Settlement
    • Accounting and Reconciliation


Attra’s services span the following service areas,

PRIME® Application Implementation

Banks often migrate across applications or may implement a card management application to host and manage its card account receivables. Attra offers end to end managed services for such implementations.

PRIME® Upgrade

With newer releases of the application (version 2, 3 and now 4), banks and processors alike are required to upgrade their applications with the latest versions offered. Such upgrades require significant investment of time and efforts to manage a seamless upgrade. Attra offers end to end services to manage the implementation for such upgrades.

In House Development & Integration

Implementation of PRIME® as a card management system also typically necessitates integration with third party applications using standard PRIME API’s as also development of interfaces on the database. Attra offers development services to enable such initiatives.

Attra’s professional services span across the following verticals for PRIME®,

Project Management services

End to End project management with the ability to manage internal and external stakeholders, manage project milestones, generate reports & metrics, monitoring & control & periodic risk assessment.

Business Analysis and Consultancy services

Provision of services such as requirement gathering, gap analysis, solution crafting, effort estimation, coordination with third parties and product vendor. Development Services: Develop interfaces in and around PRIME® and integration with third party interfaces using standard API’s.

Testing services

End to end execution of independent testing services aimed at performing System Integration Testing, User Acceptance Testing and Performance Testing. The service includes development of test strategy, test plans, execution of scripts and post implementation verification. The testing may be managed using any test management tools that Attra can configure and utilize for the test execution and reporting.

Certification services

Planning and execution of test scripts for Certification of an institution as an acquirer or issuer on the PRIME® platform.

Automation services

Build automation suite for regression testing on the PRIME® application integrated with popular test management tools (ALM, Spira etc) and automation tools such as UFT, SoapUI, Selenium etc.