The SimplyTapp Platform is currently running at AWS (Amazon Web Services) in Portland Oregon.
AWS gives SimplyTapp the speed, scalability, security, and flexibility to run a cost effective business model based on innovating on a platform.
Please see the credentials for PCI DSS:
To help, here are more case studies with bank data at AWS:
Approval - http://gigaom.com/2013/07/30/a-crack-in-the-eu-wall-dutch-bank-regulators-ok-amazon-cloud-use/
SimplyTapp runs a platform that allows issuers to quickly personalize and deploy cloud based card present credentials through a set of API's that are open and can be used freely. Similarly, the usage of those virtual card credentials can be distributed under the issuer's control.
So, as an issuer, you determine which apps can use your virtual credential.
- mobile banking
- third party service
It's totally up to you.
At a high level the SimplyTapp platform looks like this (logo's are used for example purposes only):