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August 3, 2020

Global Payments Inc. Completes Cloud Migration Deal with Amazon Web Services


King & Spalding advised Global Payments Inc. (“GPN”), a leading payment processing services company, in its cloud migration deal with Amazon Web Services (“AWS”) to migrate its credit card (issuer) payment processing services from legacy mainframe computer systems to the cloud.

The King & Spalding team negotiated a bundle of agreements including an enterprise services agreement, a strategic collaboration agreement, a professional services agreement, a price schedule and other documents.  The relationship will provide GPN with a more cost-efficient, secure and scalable platform on which to process more than 27 billion issuer transactions annually.

The deal was led by King & Spalding technology transactions lawyers Tom Knox, Jill McWhirter, and Dirk Lasater.