2014 International Credit Union Day

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 in announcements

CUtopia wishes all of our credit union friends and clients a happy and secure International Credit Union Day. For 67 years, this has been an occasion to espouse the goals and benefits of the credit union. This year’s theme is ‘Local Service, Global Good’ which certainly is a cornerstone to the credit union model.

For more information, you can read about it at the NCUA site:

Halloween Greetings from CUtopia

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in announcements

PumpkinsOctober is here at last, and Halloween heralds the final months of 2014. CUtopia is celebrating this festive and haunting season with a fun, spooky video, featuring mTeller and our end of year deferred payment program.

CUtopia will defer any and all sign up fees and payments  until 2015 on any services. We’ll even get the work started now so that you can launch on or before January 1st! Contact an Account Manager at 888.596.4947 for more information.

We hope you’ll check out the video. Click below… if you dare. Website Update

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 in announcements

On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014, will have a fresh look and new content. Some of the features of the redesigned website:

  • Responsive interface which will improve the site’s design on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. All of the site’s content will be presented in a clean, clear fashion, regardless of the device used.
  • Updated and improved navigation and interface.
  • New blog content in the form of “CUtopia Press”. CUtopia Press is a source of articles for credit unions covering a wide range of articles with an aim toward educating and encouraging the credit union community. Topics will include compliance, disaster recovery, marketing and much more. We will also take submissions from credit union professionals who would like to contribute as a guest author.
  • OASys User Forum access. This forum will bring our OASys users together, allowing them to discuss the product and general credit union business.

The updates will take place at midnight on 09/30. During this time, the website will not be accessible due to the maintenance updates. There will be no interruption in access to OSCAR during or after this period.

DRP Testing Complete

Posted by on Sep 18, 2014 in announcements

CUtopia’s Disaster Recover Plan Testing has been concluded as of Thursday, 9/18. All services have been redirected to our primary data center.

OASys – September Hotfix

Posted by on Sep 11, 2014 in announcements

On September 17th, the OASys data processing platform will receive a hotfix for support related improvements. If you’re an OASys user and would like more details about the updates, please log into the OASys User Forum, or review the documentation that has been e-mailed to all OASys clients.

There are two additional hotfix releases tentatively scheduled for the 2nd and 15th of October. More details will be released on these items in coming weeks.

Disaster Recovery Plan Testing

Posted by on Sep 4, 2014 in announcements

During the month of September, we will be conducting several tests of our Disaster Recovery Plan. This testing will be focused on our data lines and backup facilities. Testing will be conducted during non-standard business hours to avoid any noticeable effects.

Phase 1 will be conducted on Thursday, September 11th at 1:00 AM (EST). All services will redirect to our Secondary Data Center in Dallas, Texas.

Phase 2 will be conducted on Thursday, September 18th at 4:00 AM (EST). All services will redirect to our Primary Data Center in Eatonville, Florida.

We anticipate limited or no interruption of service during these times. If you or your users experience any issues, please contact our Client Support Center at 888.596.4947 and select option #1.

Photos from the OASys User Conference 2014

Posted by on Aug 29, 2014 in announcements, travel

In early August, we had an OASys User Conference in San Antonio, TX. It was a great event and many of our credit union clients attended. There was a lot of information shared and a lot of fun was had. Good knowledge, good food and good company across the board. Click below (more…) to see photos from the event.


CUtopia Staff at the IOA Corporate 5K

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in announcements


Welby, Scott, Allison and John all participated in the IOA Corporate 5K last night, in Orlando!

Presidents’ Day Observance

Posted by on Feb 14, 2014 in announcements

In Observance of Presidents’ Day, Worldwide Interactive Services, LLC will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2014. We will return to our regular hours of operation on Tuesday, February 18.

Thank you for choosing us as your provider. We hope that you all enjoy the holiday.

Federally recognized as “Washington’s Birthday,” Presidents’ Day has expanded throughout the years to exist as a celebration of all Presidents of the United States, both past and present. As we prepare to take this time to celebrate our nation’s great leaders, we leave you to ponder and find inspiration in quotes from several of our past Commanders in Chief.

“Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.”
– John F. Kennedy

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
– John Quincy Adams

“Tell the truth, work hard and come to dinner on time.”
– Gerald Ford.

“Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.”
– Herbert Hoover

“Be sure to put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.”
– Abraham Lincoln

“Believe that you can an you’re halfway there.”
– Theodore Roosevelt

“Plans are nothing; planning is everything.”
– Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.”
– George Washington

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