Clydestone Limited is a global information and communications technology company with offices in Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya. Clydestone (Ghana) Limited, being the pioneer of Clydestone group of companies is a premier information technology company, indigenous to Ghana and first in the IT industry to be listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange.
Clydestone Limited was formed in June 1989 and was listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange on May 19, 2004 and has since become the primary company in Ghana laying cables and improving the telecommunications infrastructure.
On August 12 2007, Clydestone received an award for being the first in its industry to be listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange.
Over the years Clydestone has moved the frontiers of technology and has developed cutting edge solutions in the areas of financial document processing, remittance processing and transaction switching.
Clydestone is the leading provider of IT solutions in Africa, currently providing Cheque Truncation Systems to 12 of Ghana’s leading Banks.
Clydestone products includes, G-switch (Global Switch), a proprietary Electronic Payment Platform that provides Transaction switching, Third Party Processing and EFT hosting services to Banks, Independent Service Organizations (ISO’s) and Micro Finance Institutions (MFI’s). G-switch is a secure, real-time, regulatory compliant processing platform located in Accra, Ghana that utilizes state-of the art technology. The platform is certified with China Union Pay International (UPI), the Chinese Bankcard Association as a Third Party Processor.
Clydestone is a Principle Acquiring Member of Union Pay International and offers acquiring services to 19 Banks in Africa. Clydestone also provides Authentication Solutions for 3Dsecure for issues and acquirers under its G-secure branded Service for Visa, MasterCard and American Express.
July 29, 2020 Clydestone Ghana partnered with Thales a global leader in digital identities and security to provide TheOne authentication as a service platform. The platform will offer a multi-tenant ready environment to host financial institution and payment service providers to offer Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) across multiple channels