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Taking Resiliency to the next
level
Singapore
22 May 2014
Agenda
2
Resiliency
Lifeline
Resiliency Workshop - Singapore
Sometimes this happens…
3
VPNVPN
PRIMARY host
Nothing working
VPNVPN
CONTINGENCY host
•Alliance Entry/Access
•Alliance Gat...
Resiliency
• “To minimise the impact of a technical failure on your business,
you should be prepared for any disaster that...
Typical infrastructure
5
Prime/Backup site
PRIMARY host
•Alliance Access 7.0.70
•Alliance Gateway 7.0.21
VPNVPN
-Bronze
-S...
Extra resiliency locally
6
Prime/Backup site
PRIMARY host
•Alliance Entry/Access
•Alliance Gateway
BACKUP host
•Alliance E...
Extra resilience for emergencies
7
Prime/Backup site
PRIMARY host
•Alliance Entry/Access
•Alliance Gateway
VPNVPN
-Bronze ...
Agenda
8
Business continuity
Connectivity
Resiliency
Lifeline
Resiliency Workshop - Singapore
Introducing Alliance Lifeline
Resiliency Workshop - Singapore 9
Alliance Lifeline keeps you
connected to SWIFT no
matter w...
What is Alliance Lifeline?
10Resiliency Workshop - Singapore
InternetOptional:
Alliance Connect
Alliance
Lifeline
HSMInter...
Alliance Lifeline – Light footprint
Resiliency Workshop - Singapore 11
1
2
3
Standard broadband Internet
connection
*Optio...
Alliance Lifeline –
Stay connected to SWIFT no matter what happens
• The Alliance Lifeline user interface (GUI) is always ...
Alliance Lifeline – Key features
Resiliency Workshop - Singapore 13
Cost-effective ‘cold standby’ connection to SWIFT (bas...
Alliance Lifeline could be right for you if …
• Inability to exchange SWIFT messages could have severe
financial or reputa...
Alliance Lifeline – Service offering
Resiliency Workshop - Singapore 15
Analysis
& Design
Implementation
Activation
Testin...
Alliance Lifeline Pricing
Resiliency Workshop - Singapore 16
No surprises,
all inclusive
One-time setup fee
All-inclusiv...
How efficient and resilient are you?
• SWIFT consulting can help you in assessing your current
infrastructure and identify...
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Gearing up resiliency for your critical systems, Anand Bindumadhavan, SWIFT

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Gearing up resiliency for your critical systems, Anand Bindumadhavan, SWIFT

  1. 1. Taking Resiliency to the next level Singapore 22 May 2014
  2. 2. Agenda 2 Resiliency Lifeline Resiliency Workshop - Singapore
  3. 3. Sometimes this happens… 3 VPNVPN PRIMARY host Nothing working VPNVPN CONTINGENCY host •Alliance Entry/Access •Alliance Gateway •Alliance Entry/Access •Alliance Gateway Resiliency Workshop - Singapore
  4. 4. Resiliency • “To minimise the impact of a technical failure on your business, you should be prepared for any disaster that might arise.” • Failover procedures • Application data to restore • HSM Resilience • PKI resilience – Certificate renewal – SO access to secondary SNL • Failover routes 4 Prepare Test Learn VPN Resiliency Workshop - Singapore
  5. 5. Typical infrastructure 5 Prime/Backup site PRIMARY host •Alliance Access 7.0.70 •Alliance Gateway 7.0.21 VPNVPN -Bronze -Silver or VPNVPN Contingency site DR host •Alliance Access 7.0.50 •Alliance Gateway 7.0.20 -Bronze -Silver or 5 Copy Backups •Alliance Access 7.0.70 •Alliance Gateway 7.0.21 Keep your Backup or Contingency systems on the same patch level and license Implement Backups on Alliance Gateway and SWIFTNet Link Multiple ISP RAHA license on Alliance Gateway can provide transparent failovers Backup tokens or HSM cluster How to recover lost messages on DR procedure? Is the DR site working? Connectivity? Certificates? Applications? In case of system failure, the back office and users need to switch to the contingency SAA Resiliency Workshop - Singapore
  6. 6. Extra resiliency locally 6 Prime/Backup site PRIMARY host •Alliance Entry/Access •Alliance Gateway BACKUP host •Alliance Entry/Access •Alliance Gateway VPNVPN -Bronze (ISP, ISP) -Silver (LL, ISP) VPNVPN Contingency site DR host •Alliance Entry/Access •Alliance Gateway -Bronze -Silver or or 6Resiliency Workshop - Singapore
  7. 7. Extra resilience for emergencies 7 Prime/Backup site PRIMARY host •Alliance Entry/Access •Alliance Gateway VPNVPN -Bronze (ISP, ISP) -Silver (LL, ISP) VPNVPN Contingency site DR host •Alliance Entry/Access •Alliance Gateway -Bronze -Silver or or 7 Lifeline service Resiliency Workshop - Singapore
  8. 8. Agenda 8 Business continuity Connectivity Resiliency Lifeline Resiliency Workshop - Singapore
  9. 9. Introducing Alliance Lifeline Resiliency Workshop - Singapore 9 Alliance Lifeline keeps you connected to SWIFT no matter what happens
  10. 10. What is Alliance Lifeline? 10Resiliency Workshop - Singapore InternetOptional: Alliance Connect Alliance Lifeline HSMInterface MV-SIPN Connect to SWIFT via Alliance Lifeline Browsers @ AutoClient Primary / backup / DR infrastructure at customer site Alliance Lifeline light ‘footprint’ at customer site Application When your main SWIFT connection becomes unavailable
  11. 11. Alliance Lifeline – Light footprint Resiliency Workshop - Singapore 11 1 2 3 Standard broadband Internet connection *Option to connect using VPN Standard Internet Explorer browser Standard Windows PC / laptop 4 SWIFT security tokens (USB)
  12. 12. Alliance Lifeline – Stay connected to SWIFT no matter what happens • The Alliance Lifeline user interface (GUI) is always available – Access to O2M, RMA management • The SWIFT connection is in stand-by mode: Lifeline – Standard – FIN, RMA and Browse Configured with one LT, ready to be activated for emission and reception Lifeline – Premium – “Complex” FIN, SWIFTNet and Browse Configured ready to send (1 new dedicated LT) ready to be activated in reception (support of multiple LTs and delivery sub-sets) Pre-definition of activation scenarios 12Resiliency Workshop - Singapore
  13. 13. Alliance Lifeline – Key features Resiliency Workshop - Singapore 13 Cost-effective ‘cold standby’ connection to SWIFT (based on Alliance Access) Secure Internet connection from any location; option to connect over SWIFT VPN Global 24/7/365 connection activation on request – GUI always available Easy-to-use browser-based screens; light footprint Deployed from SWIFT Operating Centre for maximum availability and resilience Basic message reconciliation – copy of messages exchanged over Lifeline during outage, report of last sent messages before outage available upon request
  14. 14. Alliance Lifeline could be right for you if … • Inability to exchange SWIFT messages could have severe financial or reputational consequences for your business • You want an insurance in case your connection to SWIFT becomes unavailable • You need an alternative connection in order to comply with regulatory requirements • You like the flexibility of having a subscription-based emergency connection without the need for additional upfront investment • You’re a remote office and you want a backup solution in case you cannot connect to SWIFT via your head office Resiliency Workshop - Singapore 14
  15. 15. Alliance Lifeline – Service offering Resiliency Workshop - Singapore 15 Analysis & Design Implementation Activation Testing End-to-end Project Manager Activation / Deactivation Change Management Testing Operation & MaintenanceSet-up Services Customer Support • Requirements assessment and solution design • Customisation to your specific needs • Remote installation • Initial RMA records import • Activation testing • Activation tutorial • End-to-end project management • Activation/deactivation on request • Message reconciliation assistance • Activation testing (twice per year) • Additional configuration changes* * Additional charges will apply
  16. 16. Alliance Lifeline Pricing Resiliency Workshop - Singapore 16 No surprises, all inclusive One-time setup fee All-inclusive annual subscription fee Sent messages and files are charged at standard SWIFT prices Daily usage fee when service is activated 2 days per year free of charge to allow testing 
  17. 17. How efficient and resilient are you? • SWIFT consulting can help you in assessing your current infrastructure and identifying area for improvements – Infrastructure review – Health checks – DR architecture assessment and procedure – Operational procedures and incident management Resiliency Workshop - Singapore 17

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