The FedLine access solutions provide financial institutions with direct access to Federal Reserve Financial Services information and critical payment services. These solutions are customer-driven and technology-focused and are designed to offer organizations greater control, flexibility, reliability, security and expanded network reach. The FedLine access solutions include a comprehensive suite of information services that helps supply financial institutions with the insight they need to maintain effective and efficient control over their payments.
As the electronic payments environment continues to evolve, the Federal Reserve Banks have continued to deliver innovative product offerings for financial institutions of all sizes to provide a smooth transition toward the migration to electronic payments. FedLine access solutions also offer flexible and convenient options for payment clearing and information services, ranging from simple low-cost email delivery to network access for critical transactions to sophisticated, direct connections for unattended processing. For more information on the services available via our FedLine access solutions, please refer to the 2016 FedLine Access Solutions Services Comparison Matrix (PDF).
The FedLine Direct access solution offers an unattended Internet Protocol (IP)-based access solution designed especially for financial institutions that conduct a high volume of transactions with the Federal Reserve Banks and require a highly secure computer-to-computer interface. This solution offers access to customers who perform high-volume Fedwire® Funds, Fedwire Securities and FedACH® Services transactions. This solution allows your organization to leverage technology investments by utilizing common, off-the-shelf software, providing greater interoperability with your organization’s business systems.
The FedLine Command access solution currently offers an additional option for FedACH users interested in an unattended IP-based access solution. FedLine Command is a business-to-business interface leveraging closed user group technology. This solution uses off-the-shelf software for easy integration with your existing infrastructure.
The FedLine Advantage access solution provides web-based access to critical electronic payment services, including FedACH Services, Fedwire Funds Service, Fedwire Securities Service and National Settlement Service. The FedLine Advantage access solution allows many options for technical customization and integration that enable your organization to leverage its existing infrastructure.
The FedLine Web access solution provides cost-effective online access to a broad range of information services, including FedACH Information Services, FedCash® Services and Accounting and Billing information. In addition to accessing informational services, you can also perform limited transactional services such as cash ordering, FedACH Returns and NOCs and Check 21. This solution can also provide you with access to Check Services (including Check 21-enabled Services and Check Adjustments Services).
The FedMail access solution is an electronic messaging system used to transmit information via fax or email from the Federal Reserve Banks to financial institutions and other subscribing organizations. The service offers same-day delivery of statements and advices from a number of financial service areas as an alternative to paper-based delivery.
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