MTN Data centre power outage

Yesterday MTN’s data centre in Gallo Manor, Johannesburg experienced a power outage. The data centre started experiencing problems with its power feeds just after 18:00 on 3 May. The backup generators did not kick in, causing the centre to go offline. Once power was restored they couldn’t get their routers […] Read more »

Reporting Changes

Dear merchant, we have made a few changes to our Report Administation on Virtual terminal. Report Administration There is a new automated daily report: Balance Report. This report will be sent to merchants daily (if ticked) It will contain transactions from the 1st of the current month to the day […] Read more »

Security Announcement – POODLE SSLv3 Vulnerability

A security vulnerability known as POODLE (Padding Oracle on Downgraded Legacy Encryption) has been identified. Although this security threat affects a relatively low number of Internet connected devices, it is critical and if manipulated, could allow hackers to read encrypted information when passed over an SSL connection. VCS is taking […] Read more »

Service Disruptions

Greetings VCS would like to thank you for the valuable relationship we have with your organization. We have been fortunate that we are experiencing solid organic and new business growth. This necessitates that we continue to focus our efforts on ensuring that our technical infrastructure has the capacity to process […] Read more »