IP Commerce, TransFirst Unite for Software Release

IP Commerce Inc., a developer specializing in B2B software, and TransFirst LLC, a provider of payment processing and enabling services, have worked together to produce three new desktop commerce applications, the companies reported Tuesday. Incorporating IP Commerce's IP Payments Framework, the tools were created by developers or independent software vendors and will be marketed by TransFirst. The applications are a credit card-processing add-on for golf pro shop management software and a bankcard processing utility for Microsoft Office Accounting 2007 and QuickBooks. Headquartered in Dallas, TransFirst currently processes some $23 billion in annual sales volume for more than 160,000 merchants and more than 965 financial institutions. IP Commerce Inc. is based in Denver.