LONDON and HAMBURG, Germany, August 14 /PRNewswire/ --

- Leading Provider of e-commerce Solutions Integrates Moneybookers for Global Reach and Payments Expertise

Moneybookers, one of Europe's largest online payment systems, has been integrated by ePages as a standard payment option for its shop hosting platform. The extensive client base of ePages, whose software powers more than 40,000 online shops, will now be able to incorporate the Moneybookers payment gateway as part of their hosted shop solution. With this quick and easy integration, ePages' hosted merchants will be able to provide secure credit card and domestic payment options for customers all over the world.

"We identified Moneybookers as a very competitive payment provider, with a great choice of payment options that are easy to integrate," comments Wilfried Beeck, founder and CEO of ePages.

By incorporating the Moneybookers payment system into their online shop, merchants can improve conversion rates by minimising security concerns and providing an unrivalled choice of payment options. Moneybookers enables users to pay via Internet or e-mail worldwide, offering domestic payment options in over 40 countries. In addition, Moneybookers enables merchants to reduce costs by preventing charge backs and paying lower commission rates for transactions. More than 10,000 merchants and over 5 million customers are now using Moneybookers to make payments and money transfers.

"Our product is becoming increasingly popular with both global e-commerce brands as well as smaller online merchants that are looking for more than traditional payment mechanisms," explains Martin Ott, Co-CEO of Moneybookers. "Through this partnership with ePages we now offer our easy to integrate and cost-effective payment system to its entire and rapidly growing community of online shops."

Setting up an online shop based on ePages technology is quick and easy, requiring no design or special computer skills. Ongoing management and administration of the shop can then be handled via a simple web browser.


Moneybookers Ltd. ( is one of Europe's largest online payment systems offering domestic payment options in 40 countries and customer service in 12 languages. With almost 5 million account holders Moneybookers is one of the largest e-wallets worldwide. Moneybookers enables any business or consumer to securely and cost-effectively send and receive payments online, simply by using an email address. More than 9,000 merchants use Moneybookers' gateway product, among them global ecommerce brands such as Skype,, and QXL Ricardo. Dr. Thomas Middelhoff serves as the Chairman of the Board. Moneybookers was founded in 2001 in London and is regulated by the Financial Services Authority of the United Kingdom (FSA).

About ePages: ePages Software powers more than 40,000 online shops, making it a leading provider of e-commerce solutions worldwide. Based on ePages Hosting Edition, a scalable shop hosting platform, numerous hosting providers and telecommunications companies offer powerful hosted web shops. These include British Telecom, Lycos, Host Europe, T-Online, 123-reg, Amen, Arsys and Strato. A worldwide network of ePages partners tailors e-commerce solutions for small and medium-sized companies, customized precisely to their requirements. More than 1,000 companies such as Carl Zeiss, Lindt, Skoda or Encyclopaedia Britannica run their e-commerce activities on ePages Merchant Edition. ePages is based in Hamburg and has offices in San Francisco, London, Barcelona and Jena.

For more information please contact: Toby Walsh at Rhubarb PR,, +44(0)777-337-4545

For more information please contact: Toby Walsh at Rhubarb PR,, +44(0)777-337-4545