is a sophisticated software package that can assist Commercial Banks in
not just meeting these requirements, but ensuring that files created by
their legacy systems are validated to ensure the integrity of file data.
Banks will specify file formats for the messages being processed, namely:
Financial Messages such as :
Promissory notes (bills)
Non Financial Messages such as:
Inquiry / Response about an account number
Inquiry / Response about the state of account
Information about opening/ closing of a branch
Change in membership condition
Change of representative / operator
Suspension or exclusion of bank
Commercial Banks will need to prepare and process files that conform to
these formats. BankBridge validates files created by existing systemsto
ensure any files being sent to Central Banks conforms to the formats prescribed
To ensure the Authentication, Integrity, Non-Repudiation and Confidentiality
of files, BankBridge uses a highly secure encryption technique.
ASCII files, when compressed, can result in a huge saving in bandwidth
and reliability of transfer. BankBridge compress files by upto 95% using
a sophisticated compression technology resulting in transfer times of
minutes rather than hours.
has built in FTP capabilities which allows a Commercial Bank to transfer
files via Dial-Up Lines, Leased Lines, VSAT or the Internet.
Interface to C-CATS
has a built in interface to C-CATS (the Cheque Clearing Automation System
from Bankstar) which will allow banks to Clear Inter-Bank and Intra-Bank
cheques electronically using a user friendly interface. C-CATS automatically
creates clearing files which conform to the standards specified by The