SWIFT The global provider of secure financial
messaging services

Alliance Lite2

The easiest way to use SWIFT

Alliance Lite2 provides a secure, cloud-based connection to the SWIFT network and related applications and services. Easy to use, cost-effective and reliable, it lets you exchange all SWIFT messages and file types and use secure Browse services from SWIFT and market infrastructures.

Using SWIFT for financial communications enables you to reach thousands of financial institutions worldwide. With standardised messaging for payments, account statements, trade, foreign exchange, securities, investment funds and more, Alliance Lite2 helps you combine multiple streams into a single, secure channel - increasing efficiency and reducing cost and operational risk.

As a cloud service, Alliance Lite2 requires limited upfront investment and minimal equipment at your premises. It supports the message and file volume needs of most new SWIFT customers.

Is Alliance Lite2 right for you?

Alliance Lite2 meets the needs of all types of SWIFT customers, including banks, corporates, investment and funds 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 need to minimise operational costs and overhead
  • You prefer to connect directly to SWIFT without using a third party
  • You do not want to maintain SWIFT infrastructure at your site 

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.  For more information, visit our website or contact your SWIFT Account Manager.


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