APUS: Azerbaijan Payment Utility Service
Central Bank of Azerbaijan, APUS system
The State Azerbaijan System of Utility accounting and Payment – the APUS (Azeri Payment Utility Service) system went into live operation on July 11, 2008. The system was implemented with an active and close participation of the Central Bank of the Azerbaijan Republic within the framework of payment and financial infrastructure modernization project. CMA Small Systems AB was the prime contractor, responsible for the project management and application software development within the framework of APUS development and implementation project. The PIE® integration set and the SNG/X® program complex lie in the basis of the application software. The SINAM company supplied the hardware. The APUS billing core is realized on the CheckFree i-Series software. The project was carried out in 18 months, 7 months out of which were devoted to pilot stage with the system participants.
Status: The system was launched into live operations on July 11, 2008.