SWIFT The global provider of secure financial
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Alliance Lite2

The easiest way to connect to SWIFT

Alliance Lite2 is the new cloud-based way to connect to the SWIFT network. Highly secure and reliable, it enables you to send and receive all types of SWIFT messages and files. It supports the volume needs of most SWIFT customers.

As a true cloud service, Alliance Lite2 requires very little equipment at your premises and limited upfront investment. You will be billed based on how much you use the service, so you only pay for what you need. And, your Alliance Lite2 subscription can be adapted easily as your needs evolve.

Alliance Lite2 makes it easy to use SWIFT for your secure financial messaging, allowing you to focus on your business. For further peace of mind, we offer a full range of related services including setup and 24/7/365 support as part of the standard offer. Optional services include assistance with systems automation.

Is Alliance Lite2 right for you?

Alliance Lite2 meets the needs of all types of SWIFT customers, including banks, corporates, investment managers, broker/dealers and more. It is a good choice if one or more of the following apply:

  • You want to connect to SWIFT with little upfront investment
  • You prefer not to maintain SWIFT systems at your site
  • You need to outsource your current SWIFT infrastructure

If you are not yet a SWIFT customer, you will need to join SWIFT to start using Alliance Lite2.

Alliance Lifeline

SWIFT customers that need an additional disaster recovery or resiliency option can use Alliance Lite2 as a fall-back connection. This service is called Alliance Lifeline  and does not affect your prime connection to SWIFT. Contact your SWIFT Account Manager for more information.


  • Highly secure and reliable
  • All SWIFT messages, file types and Browse services
  • Light footprint – no infrastructure to maintain
  • Low upfront investment
  • Usage-based pricing – only pay for what you need
  • Worry free – SWIFT services to help at every step

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