The basic functionality of SWIFTNet Link includes transport, formatting, security, and service
management. Through the SWIFTNet Link single-window concept, customers have a re-usable
access infrastructure to SWIFTNet messaging services.
SWIFTNet Link has the following features:
• technical interoperability
• application programming interfaces (APIs)
• application programming interface functions
• availability options
• security management
The role of SWIFTNet Link in the SWIFTNet architecture
The diagram illustrates the 3-layer SWIFTNet architecture. SWIFTNet Link resides in the
communication level, which is level 2 of the network model.