Do you know what happens every time you use a credit card account to make a payment?
The short answer: A whole lot. The long answer takes us behind the scenes at Visa’s Operations Center East (OCE), a data center serving as the heart of Visa’s network.
As soon as you swipe, wave, click or tap to activate your Visa payment, OCE’s complex network of IBM Z-series mainframes, servers, and routers process your payments in mere milliseconds.
So, how does Visa ward off fraudsters who are looking to steal your data?
With Visa, security is never sacrificed for speed. The network boasts layers upon layers of physical and virtual security to protect its consumer data and to ensure the accuracy of each transaction.
As a consumer, you don’t always feel safe when you pull out your card, but with Visa’s OCE in your corner, you can breathe a little easier. Take a tour of one of our world-class data centers: