Credits

Credits Blockchain as a Service (BaaS)

A platform for deploying and managing blockchain applications and services based on the Credits protocol, providing a flexible and modern framework for adding a consensus layer to both legacy and greenfield services. Suitable for public sector distributed ledger proof of concept and large scale identity use cases.

Features

  • Support for components built on Java, Kotlin, Python.
  • Always-on distributed and redundant architecture
  • Fault tolerant
  • Interoperable Crosschain capabilities
  • Identity management layer
  • Available on Public or Private Cloud Deployments
  • Based on Skyscape Enterprise Cloud Computer Service
  • Multiple Government Networks available including PSN,Janet, PNN & N3

Benefits

  • Faster time to value
  • One-click code push to Platform
  • Advanced architecture eliminates most downtime scenarios
  • Identity-aware out of the box
  • High availability and automatic failover
  • Create new services in minutes not months
  • SkyScape: UK sovereign assured cloud platform
  • SkyScape: Optimised for OFFICIAL & OFFICIAL (Sensitive)
  • Assured; hosted in the UK by SC cleared operatives

Pricing

£99 per instance

  • Minimum contract period: Month
  • Excluding VAT
  • Trial and free options available

Service documents

G-Cloud 8

378759923386821

Credits

Sian Jones

07710783784

sian@credits.vision

Support

Support
Support service type
  • Service desk
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Onsite
Support accessible to any third-party suppliers Yes
Support availability Standard: 9 to 5, Mondays to Fridays excluding public holidays. Extended support availability by negotiation.
Standard support response times From 1 hour depending on service level, priority, severity and impact of the incident or request
Incident escalation process available Yes

Open standards

Open standards
Open standards supported and documented No

Onboarding and offboarding

Onboarding and offboarding
Service onboarding process included Yes
Service offboarding process included Yes

Analytics

Analytics
Real-time management information available Yes

Cloud features

Cloud features
Elastic cloud approach supported No
Guaranteed resources defined Yes
Persistent storage supported No

Provisioning

Provisioning
Self-service provisioning supported Yes
Service provisioning time 15 minutes
Service deprovisioning time Less than a minute

Open source

Open source
Open-source software used and supported Yes

API access

API access
API access available and supported Yes
API type RESTful

Networks and connectivity

Networks and connectivity
Networks the service is directly connected to
  • Internet
  • Public Services Network (PSN)
  • Police National Network (PNN)
  • New NHS Network (N3)
  • Joint Academic Network (JANET)

Access

Access
Supported web browsers
  • Internet Explorer 8
  • Internet Explorer 9
  • Internet Explorer 10+
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari
  • Opera
Offline working and syncing supported No
Supported devices
  • PC
  • Mac
  • Smartphone
  • Tablet

Data storage

Data storage
Datacentres adhere to the EU code of conduct for energy-efficient datacentres Yes
User-defined data location Yes
Datacentre tier TIA-942 Tier 3
Backup, disaster recovery and resilience plan in place Yes
Data extraction/removal plan in place Yes

Data-in-transit protection

Data-in-transit protection
Data protection between user device and service
Data protection within service
Data protection between services

Asset protection and resilience

Asset protection and resilience
Datacentre location
Data management location
Legal jurisdiction of service provider Other countries with data protection treaties, assured by Service provider assertion
Datacentre protection Yes, assured by Service provider assertion
Data-at-rest protection
Secure data deletion CPA Foundation-grade erasure product, assured by Service provider assertion
Storage media disposal CESG-assured destruction service (CAS(T)), assured by Service provider assertion
Secure equipment disposal Yes, assured by Service provider assertion
Redundant equipment accounts revoked Yes, assured by Service provider assertion
Service availability 99.5%, assured by Service provider assertion

Separation between consumers

Separation between consumers
Cloud deployment model Public cloud, assured by Service provider assertion
Type of consumer Only government consumers, assured by Service provider assertion
Services separation Yes, assured by Service provider assertion
Services management separation Yes, assured by Service provider assertion

Governance

Governance
Governance framework No, assured by Service provider assertion

Configuration and change management

Configuration and change management
Configuration and change management tracking Yes, assured by Service provider assertion
Change impact assessment No, assured by Service provider assertion

Vulnerability management

Vulnerability management
Vulnerability assessment No, assured by Service provider assertion
Vulnerability monitoring Yes, assured by Service provider assertion
Vulnerability mitigation prioritisation Yes, assured by Service provider assertion
Vulnerability tracking No, assured by Service provider assertion
Vulnerability mitigation timescales No, assured by Service provider assertion

Event monitoring

Event monitoring
Event monitoring Yes, assured by Service provider assertion

Incident management

Incident management
Incident management processes No, assured by Service provider assertion
Consumer reporting of security incidents No, assured by Service provider assertion
Security incident definition published No, assured by Service provider assertion

Personnel security

Personnel security
Personnel security checks

Secure development

Secure development
Secure development Yes, assured by Service provider assertion
Secure design, coding, testing and deployment Yes, assured by Service provider assertion
Software configuration management Yes, assured by Service provider assertion

Supply-chain security

Supply-chain security
Visibility of data shared with third-party suppliers Yes, assured by Service provider assertion
Third-party supplier security requirements No, assured by Service provider assertion
Third-party supplier risk assessment No, assured by Service provider assertion
Third-party supplier compliance monitoring No, assured by Service provider assertion
Hardware and software verification Yes, assured by Service provider assertion

Authentication of consumers

Authentication of consumers
User authentication and access management Yes, assured by Service provider assertion
User access control through support channels Yes, assured by Service provider assertion

Separation and access control within management interfaces

Separation and access control within management interfaces
User access control within management interfaces Yes, assured by Service provider assertion
Administrator permissions No, assured by Service provider assertion
Management interface protection No, assured by Service provider assertion

Identity and authentication

Identity and authentication
Identity and authentication controls

External interface protection

External interface protection
Onboarding guidance provided No, assured by Service provider assertion
Interconnection method provided

Secure service administration

Secure service administration
Service management model

Audit information provision to consumers

Audit information provision to consumers
Audit information provided Data made available by negotiation, assured by Service provider assertion

Secure use of the service by the customer

Secure use of the service by the customer
Device access method
Service configuration guidance No, assured by Service provider assertion
Training Yes, assured by Service provider assertion
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