VocaLink designs, builds and operates world-class payment systems and automatic teller machine (ATM) switching platforms. It operates the United Kingdom’s (UK) national payments infrastructure. In 2012, it processed more than 10 billion UK transactions totaling US$7.4 trillion(£4.9 trillion).
In the UK, VocaLink processes more than 90% of all salaries, more than 70% of household bills, and almost all state benefits. It also connects the world’s busiest network of more than 65,000 ATMs, where transactions peaked at 22,338 per minute during 2012.