2014 roadmap: Alliance interfaces
and SWIFTNet messaging
SWIFT Operations Forum - EMEA
Sven De Kerpel
27-29 November 2013
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Focus on interfaces delivery roadmap
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Agenda
• Recent releases
• Roadmap
• Product and option retirement

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Alliance Web Platform survey
3544 consultations – 679 responses

Is Alliance Web Platform deployed?
70%
60%
50%
40%

NPS S...
Web Platform SE
Optional patch 7.0.40

March 29, 2013

• New features upon popular demand
– User Session maintained when u...
SWIFTNet Link
Optional patch 7.0.25

June 28, 2013

• Support for generating signature in XML DSIG format (T2S)
– Sign pay...
Alliance Access/Entry
Mandatory patch 7.0.70

July 19, 2013

• Rolls-up all patches since mandatory patch 7.0.50
• Main ne...
Alliance Access/Entry patch 7.0.70
Installer estimates upgrade time
• We now estimate the time the upgrade will take
• Giv...
Alliance Access/Entry patch 7.0.70
Template import enhancement
• Import template can now be actually used to convert templ...
Alliance Access/Entry patch 7.0.70
Important to know
• Operational reporting 90-days free trial timer is reset
– 34 report...
Alliance Access
Mandatory patch 7.0.70
• Main new features since 7.0.50
– Operational Reporting
– Integration Platform
• A...
Alliance Access/Entry
Optional patch 7.0.71

September 13, 2013

• 5 minor GUI CRs fixed
– Message Management truncates te...
Roadmap 2013-2014

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HSM Box Refresh
Smooth box upgrade
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New boxes are backward compatible
Interoperate with current HSM boxes & current SNL ...
FileAct
Strong adoption and traffic growth

40%

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Traffic
volume
growth

BIC8 on
FileAct

100%

> 2TB

Availability
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FileAct
Evolution
Operational
Enhancements

Increased
Efficiency
Transfer time,
throughput

Sizing
guidelines
&
Benchmark
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Alliance Access
Optional patch 7.0.75

January 24, 2014

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Updated embedded database
Streamlining PDE handlin...
Alliance Access
Optional patch 7.0.75: Not just a patch
• The patch will introduce a refresh of the embedded database
• Th...
Alliance Access
Optional patch 7.0.75: Enhanced install screen

SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013
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Alliance Access 7.0.75
Streamlined Possible Duplicate Handling
Duplicate type

Routing keyword

Indicator provided externa...
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Alliance Access 7.0.75
Cold Start main enhancement

Description

Access behavior

MsgA

Undelivered report ID’s non-delive...
Alliance Web Platform SE
Optional patch 7.0.50

January 24, 2014

• Additional OS baseline support
– AIX 7.1, Solaris 11.1...
Alliance Web Platform
Optional patch 7.0.50

January 24, 2014

• Include the features made available in Web Platform SE 7....
Alliance Gateway
Optional patch 7.0.25
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January 24, 2014

Operating profiles to prevent enablement of own cr...
Portfolio outlook 2014
• Alliance Access
– Mandatory patch July 2014 (for Message Standards)
– Potential new features patc...
How is Linux adoption going?

In production
Full portfolio
Going Fwd
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Roadmap 2014 – Latest Update
Q3’13
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Sep

SAA 7.0.70

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Roadmap beyond 2014
The challenges ahead
• FileAct evolution (estimated delivery early 2015)
– Increase throughput, and nu...
AIX 6.1

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Solaris 10

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Access for Crest

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Webinars going deeper …
5 December –
08:00 GMT

Alliance Access
Database Recovery

free 45 minutes interactive webinar to ...
Product and product option retirement

Product and option retirement

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Alliance Access
CAS/CASmf and MQSA retirement announced
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In maintenance mode since 2008
Already removed from S...
Alliance WebStation retirement
• In maintenance mode already since December 2010.
• Microsoft ends support for Windows XP ...
Alliance Workstation retirement
• In maintenance mode already since December 2010.
• Microsoft ends support for Windows XP...
Alliance Web Platform
using IBM WebSphere Application Server
• Today two variants of Web Platform exist:
– Using IBM WebSp...
Alliance Integrator retirement
• In maintenance mode already since December 2011.
• Alternatives:
– Alliance Access Integr...
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  1. 1. 2014 roadmap: Alliance interfaces and SWIFTNet messaging SWIFT Operations Forum - EMEA Sven De Kerpel 27-29 November 2013 Amsterdam
  2. 2. Session objectives • • • • Focus on interfaces delivery roadmap Allow you to plan for changes Target to swift operations (managers) Be interactive SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 2
  3. 3. This is your session What do you want me to cover SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 3
  4. 4. Agenda • Recent releases • Roadmap • Product and option retirement SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 4
  5. 5. Alliance Web Platform survey 3544 consultations – 679 responses Is Alliance Web Platform deployed? 70% 60% 50% 40% NPS Score: - 1 % High Response Rate - Worldwide: 20 % - Premium+: 70 % 80% Why is SAW/SAB still used? 56 % still use  SAW/SAB Other reason(s) 42% Missing SAW features 30% 37% Using ADK component(s) 20% Using SAB Service GUI(s) 0% 16 % do not use SAW/SAB 13 % 15 % Yes 10% 24% No, but we are planning to No 12% Flavour Distribution 10% Missing SAB features OS Distribution Lack of information 10% Architecture's issues 9% Using CREST component 4% Using SNJ 4% 5% (21) 100% 80% 60% 40% 20% 5 cust. 0% 95% (377) Server‐Embedded Linux Red SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 IBM WebSphere Application Server November 2013 Hat Windows AIX Solaris 5
  6. 6. Web Platform SE Optional patch 7.0.40 March 29, 2013 • New features upon popular demand – User Session maintained when using refresh, back, and close – Improved Handling of Lower Resolution Screens – Introduction of a new read-only user • So people can look at logs and troubleshoot without being admin – The possibility to have named users with a swp_admin or read-only profile – Off-line tool to reset the password of the swp_admin • Fixes – Knowledge Base tip 5017809 for a detailed list of resolved problems Accord users must use GUI 7.2 SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 Only for Web Platform SE 6
  7. 7. SWIFTNet Link Optional patch 7.0.25 June 28, 2013 • Support for generating signature in XML DSIG format (T2S) – Sign payload with non-SWIFT certificates stored in the HSM • On-line retrieval for InterAct store-and-forward messages • Additional monitoring capabilities for new IS6 HSM boxes – Scripts to check for fan and power supply failure • Support for January 2104 OS baseline (as of January 2014) – AIX 7.1, Solaris 11.1, RHEL 6.4 support • Fixes – Knowledge Base tip 5018213 for a detailed list of resolved problems SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 7
  8. 8. Alliance Access/Entry Mandatory patch 7.0.70 July 19, 2013 • Rolls-up all patches since mandatory patch 7.0.50 • Main new features: – Support for Message Standards Release 2013 – Database Migration tool (Linux only) • Installer estimates the time required • Template import now cleans up templates for new standards • Other minor enhancements and fixes – Knowledge Base tip 5018230 for a detailed list of resolved problems Message Management replaces Messenger Message Management requires Internet Explorer 8 or 9 SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 8
  9. 9. Alliance Access/Entry patch 7.0.70 Installer estimates upgrade time • We now estimate the time the upgrade will take • Gives to opportunity to take corrective actions SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 9
  10. 10. Alliance Access/Entry patch 7.0.70 Template import enhancement • Import template can now be actually used to convert template messages to new Syntax Version – Ability to migrate only parts – Ability to run simulation – Ability to keep backwards compatibility for Workstation – Open log file from Excel to see what happened SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 see tip 5017630 10
  11. 11. Alliance Access/Entry patch 7.0.70 Important to know • Operational reporting 90-days free trial timer is reset – 34 reports including first FileAct Reports – See tip 5017441 • All FileAct enhancements available to everybody • Message Management prefixes fields 56C and 57C with / – You see a / less on the GUI then what goes over the line – This will be fixed on 7.0.75 – See tip 5018048 SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 11
  12. 12. Alliance Access Mandatory patch 7.0.70 • Main new features since 7.0.50 – Operational Reporting – Integration Platform • A framework that provides application integration functionality to connect new business flows to SWIFT and to enhance existing business flows. – Advanced Real-Time handler • FileAct real-time enhancements including retry, expiry, and monitoring – Message Management features (Web Platform) • • • • • • Verifiable fields for InterAct messages (like for FIN) Value based permission for InterAct Authorization (like for FIN) Customize the list of fields that must be verified Add As message creation (from live and archived messages) Improved Account number entry Improved multi-line entry SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 12
  13. 13. Alliance Access/Entry Optional patch 7.0.71 September 13, 2013 • 5 minor GUI CRs fixed – Message Management truncates text area fields on IE8 – Message Management doesn’t generate report on verification – Emission expiry not shown for Direct FileAct message partners – Permission not enforced when using MX service extensions – Permissions not checked when routing to APPLI • Contains only Web Platform .ear file to replace the 7.0.70 version • Fixes – Knowledge Base tip 5018230 for a detailed list of resolved problems SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 13
  14. 14. Roadmap 2013-2014 SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 14
  15. 15. HSM Box Refresh Smooth box upgrade • New boxes are backward compatible Interoperate with current HSM boxes & current SNL versions • Enables to refresh cluster one box at a time No software upgrade, no certificate migration Ageing hardware reaching product end-of-life, must be refreshed to ensure safe and continuous operations • Renewed more robust technology Dual hot swappable field replaceable power supply • Alliance Remote Gateway alternative Prepare Install Complete SWIFT readiness Customer shipment schedule communication Ship refresh boxes Install HSM box or implement ARG Leftover shipments Complete refresh End of Support 2013 May-June Oct Nov 15th Jan Shipment schedule Early adopter New box HSM Refresh SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 communication phase ordering open shipment starts 2014 2015 Sept 30th End of support of current boxes 15
  16. 16. FileAct Strong adoption and traffic growth 40% ~2200 Traffic volume growth BIC8 on FileAct 100% > 2TB Availability In 2013 per year SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 Trend continue New coming initiatives 16
  17. 17. FileAct Evolution Operational Enhancements Increased Efficiency Transfer time, throughput Sizing guidelines & Benchmark information Delivery Backwards Compatibility SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 End 2014 Mid 2015 17
  18. 18. Alliance Access Optional patch 7.0.75 January 24, 2014 • • • • • • • Updated embedded database Streamlining PDE handling InterAct retrieval InterAct and FileAct Coldstart enhancements Web Services for XML DSIG signatures (TARGET2 for Securities) CRNET component on Web Platform Database Migration tool (non-Linux) – Simplify data migration on OS & H/W change • Additional OS baseline support (Overall portfolio) – AIX 7.1, Solaris 11.1, RHEL 6.4 support • Integration platform update Tentative SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 18
  19. 19. Alliance Access Optional patch 7.0.75: Not just a patch • The patch will introduce a refresh of the embedded database • This means the patch installation procedure looks like a release – Back-up archives as much as possible • Installer has been enhanced to – Assess install time (based on messages in DB) – Allow to cancel before actual work starts – Allow to exclude archives from the update Plan sufficient time to prepare the patch installation SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 19
  20. 20. Alliance Access Optional patch 7.0.75: Enhanced install screen SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 20
  21. 21. Alliance Access 7.0.75 Streamlined Possible Duplicate Handling Duplicate type Routing keyword Indicator provided externally (SWIFT or back office) Duplicate Added inside Access (human or IPLA) User_Duplicate Real duplicates detected by Access Possible_Duplicate • Message Search • • • Find possible duplicate returns now all 3 types List have now an optional PDE indicator column Details will have duplicate warning for each case SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 21
  22. 22. SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 22
  23. 23. Alliance Access 7.0.75 Cold Start main enhancement Description Access behavior MsgA Undelivered report ID’s non-delivered msgs Resend automaticaly MsgB Acked msgs with unknown delivery status* To _MP_Recovery with PDE MsgC Messages never Acked Resend automaticaly * Excluding FIN-copy that explicitly does not want a resend SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 23
  24. 24. Alliance Web Platform SE Optional patch 7.0.50 January 24, 2014 • Additional OS baseline support – AIX 7.1, Solaris 11.1, RHEL 6.4 support – Internet Explorer 10 & Firefox support • Technical refresh of the embedded web application server Tentative SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 24
  25. 25. Alliance Web Platform Optional patch 7.0.50 January 24, 2014 • Include the features made available in Web Platform SE 7.0.40 – User Session maintained when using refresh, back, and close – Improved Handling of Lower Resolution Screens • Internet Explorer 10 support • No support for newer OS levels Tentative Probably the last version of Web Platform on IBM WebSphere App Server SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 25
  26. 26. Alliance Gateway Optional patch 7.0.25 • • • • • • • January 24, 2014 Operating profiles to prevent enablement of own created entities LAU Key renewal support Alert enhancements (e.g. DB integrity) Last login details of real SWIFTNet users Various supportability enhancements and fixes Maintenance fixes Additional OS baseline support – AIX 7.1, Solaris 11.1, RHEL 6.4 support Requires Gateway 7.0.20 SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 26
  27. 27. Portfolio outlook 2014 • Alliance Access – Mandatory patch July 2014 (for Message Standards) – Potential new features patch in April/September/December 2014 – Big blocks of new features • • • • • Leverage myStandards to increase GUI experience (optional) Further close the gap to prepare Workstation retirement Access for CREST and TDA on Linux (Sept 2014) Enhancements to support T2S Support Windows Server 2012, and Windows 8.x • SWIFTNet Link / Alliance Gateway patch end Q4 2014 – Annual maintenance update – Support for MI Channel Tentative SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 27
  28. 28. How is Linux adoption going? In production Full portfolio Going Fwd SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 • Typically piece-by-piece • Typically Virtualized • No issues • Access incl. IPLA and Standalone, already 7 ADK components available • Gateway and SNL • Web Platform SE • RHEL 6.4 by December 2013 • Case study by December 2013 • CREST and TDA in 2014 28
  29. 29. Roadmap 2014 – Latest Update Q3’13 Jul Aug Q4’13 Sep SAA 7.0.70 Oct Nov Q1’14 Dec Jan Feb Q2’14 Mar Apr SAG 7.0.25 MST2013 DB migration tool (Linux) Retirement Messenger SNL 7.0.25 May Q3’14 Jun Jul Aug Q4’14 Sep Oct Nov SAA 7.0.80 Profile Enh HSM monitor enh Fixes MST2014 SAA 7.0.75 InterAct SnF Retrieval OpenPKI for T2S HSM monitoring enh. New model HSM tokens Fixes Update embedded DB PDE streamlining InterAct SnF Retrieval Open PKi for T2S DB migration tool (all OS) CREST GUI on Web Platf. Integration platform enh SAA 2014 intentions Leverage myStandards to increase GUI experience (optional) Further close the gap to prepare Workstation retirement CREST and TDA on Linux (Sept 2014) Enhancements to support T2S Support Windows Server 2012, and Windows 8.x Q1’15 Dec Jan Feb Mar SNL 7.0.30 MI Channel Fixes DTK update SAG 7.0.30 MI Channel HSM GUI enh Fixes Web Platform 7.0.50 New OS baseline (AIX/RHEL/Solaris) IE10 + Firefox Delivered Proposal SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 29
  30. 30. Roadmap beyond 2014 The challenges ahead • FileAct evolution (estimated delivery early 2015) – Increase throughput, and number of parallel flows – Ability to define Quality of Service • Provide the functional equivalence for MX vs. MT – E.g. introduce a DN-picker • Close final gaps Web Platform vs. Workstation to prepare Workstation retirement • Enhance Reference Data integration – Current Bankfile is FIN oriented. Tentative SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 30
  31. 31. AIX 6.1 AIX 7.1 RHEL 5.7 RHEL 6.4 Solaris 10 Solaris 11.1          TDA Access for Crest SNL WebStation                Windows 7 Windows Vista Internet Explorer 10  Firefox ESL R24 Internet Explorer 8/9 Workstation     Windows Server 2008 R2  Web Platform (client) Web Platform SE (Server) Gateway Entry Access new current Overview of updated OS baseline  See tip 2176907 SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 31
  32. 32. Webinars going deeper … 5 December – 08:00 GMT Alliance Access Database Recovery free 45 minutes interactive webinar to learn how to improve the resilience of your Alliance Access setup, and more precisely: • How the Alliance Access Database Recovery tool protects you against loosing messages • How to use the tool if you already have recovery procedures 2014 Alliance interfaces on Linux Interested to find out about the SWIFT offering for Linux? Join us and learn: • What are the main drivers to move to Linux • Which applications are supported and what is the SWIFT offering • How SWIFT can assist to migrate as smooth as possible 2014 Implementing FileAct on Alliance Access free 45 minutes interactive webinar to learn: • How Entry and Access allow a future ready FileAct solution • easiest solution to automate FileAct flow fast and cost effective 12 December – 09:00 GMT Increase your resilience with Alliance Lifeline and Database Recovery free 45 minutes interactive webinar to learn: • Alliance Lifeline enables you to keep on using SWIFT if your standard connection becomes unavailable cost-effectively. • how the Alliance Access Database Recovery tool protects you against losing messages 10 December – 09:00 GMT Operational Reporting in Alliance Access free 45 minutes session you will hear about the main benefits • Greater efficiency, enhanced cost and resource management • Reduced operational risk and improved customer service • Easier regulatory compliance http://www.swift.com/events/webinars.page? SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 32
  33. 33. Product and product option retirement Product and option retirement 33
  34. 34. Alliance Access CAS/CASmf and MQSA retirement announced • • • • • • In maintenance mode since 2008 Already removed from SWIFTReady criteria Retirement announced in January 2013 End-of-Support: end 2014 Ongoing campaign to make sure all customers migrate Impacted customers: In Progress Status SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 Not Started 185 190 34
  35. 35. Alliance WebStation retirement • In maintenance mode already since December 2010. • Microsoft ends support for Windows XP in April 2014 – WebStation qualified using Vista, not using Windows 7 • Retirement announced in December 2013 • End-of-Support: end 2015 • Alliance Web Platform SE provides functional alternative • A survey has been launched to get a better view on adoption and blocking factors Recent update SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 35
  36. 36. Alliance Workstation retirement • In maintenance mode already since December 2010. • Microsoft ends support for Windows XP in April 2014 – Workstation qualified using Vista, not using Windows 7 • Alliance Web Platform SE provides functional alternative • A survey has been launched to get a better view on adoption and blocking factors. This helps us identifying final gap. • Workstation retirement announcement will be made during 2014. SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 36
  37. 37. Alliance Web Platform using IBM WebSphere Application Server • Today two variants of Web Platform exist: – Using IBM WebSphere Application Server (Web Platform) – Using and embedded Application Server (Web Platform SE) • The IBM WAS (Web Platform) version has a very limited number of users and will be retired by November 2015 – Patch 7.0.50 (Dec 2013) will probably be the last enhancement – MST2015 patch of Access will not be tested against IBM WAS – No qualification against • AIX 7.1, Solaris 11.1, RHEL 6.4 • IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.x We will only keep Web Platform SE and enhance this further SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 37
  38. 38. Alliance Integrator retirement • In maintenance mode already since December 2011. • Alternatives: – Alliance Access Integration Platform (IPLA) – Converter for Lite2 – Alliance Messaging Hub (AMH) • Retirement announced in 22 November 2013 • End-of-Support: April 2016 • Ongoing campaign to make sure all customers migrate to an alternative solution SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 38
  39. 39. Q&A SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 39
  40. 40. Conclusions and Next Steps • This roadmap helps you plan for 2014-2015 • Slides will be made available on swift.com • Feel free to ask questions during breaks SOFE 2013: Alliance Interfaces Roadmap – 26 November 2013 40
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