Georgian Card has been smoothly migrated to VISA new Direct Exchange (DEX) platform. The migration process included BASEI, SMS and BASEII connections migration process from ECS to the Visa new Message Gateway, which is part of the new Direct Exchange platform.
Migration process included 4 phases: 2 testing and 2 migration ones. The phase 1 represented new connection testing to the VISA new gateway endpoints. As a result of successful phase 1 completion, the phase 3 – Base1&SMS connections’ migration followed shortly.
The phase 2 represented new file exchange platform Open File Delivery (OFD) testing. OFD is a new method of file transfer based on a principle of pushing clearing files via FTP protocol. The method enables instant file delivery in difference with the previous ECS platform. The migration process proceeded under the phase 4 upon the successful completion of testing phase.
Georgian Card team together with VISA instructors’ and implementation teams worked hardly and accordingly in order to accomplish the project under the defined timelines without any delay.