From wallet, to order and ledger management services, SILO offers all the functionalities required by a digital asset custodian.
SILO is a full-featured, hot-to-warm-to-cold digital asset management solution. Its combination of software and hardware provides a unified environment for banks in need for a comprehensive self-custody infrastructure that is highly secure, flexible, scalable and resilient.
Through the interaction of software services and hardware security, SILO offers the following functionalities:
Wallet management services
- More than 100 coins supported: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, ERC-20 tokens, Ripple, and many others.
- Hot, warm and cold wallet configurations:
- Hot wallet: connected and API-operated, hot wallets are used when liquidity of the assets is critical, or automation is required. Examples: instant payment from an e-banking portal, or withdrawal request on a crypto-exchange.
- Warm wallet: manually-operated with strict enforcement of the four-eye principle, warm wallets remain flexible and are ideal for medium term custody. Examples: segregated crypto accounts for the HNW clients of a private bank.
- Cold wallet: manually-operated with air-gapped keys and strict governance policies, cold wallets bring maximum security for long term custody. Examples: critical reserves maintaining a large fraction of the overall assets under management of the bank.
- Flexible authorization protocols and loss limitation policies: automated, semi-automated and manually-operated wallets with multi-signature approvals, hardware-enforced loss limitations policies including velocity limits, time-locking and white-listing of trusted addresses. SILO’s standard configuration matrix.
- Flexible custody models: segregated and omnibus accounts, shared ownership of wallets between custodian and client, escrow wallets with multi-party control
- Support for billions of wallets and addresses
- Creation and management (approval/cancellation) of orders with flexible governance models and multi-signature schemes
- Real-time tracking of balances, incoming and outgoing transactions, transactions status
- Event stream for state operations in the system, transactions status updates, processing errors
- Full support for Ethereum smart contracts, including ERC-20 tokens, ERC-677, ERC-1400 or any arbitrary contract
- Custom indexers supporting advanced transaction management policies: UTXO locking, transaction batching, fee minimization strategies and other advanced coin selection rules, no-address-reuse best practices and other confidentiality maximizing strategies, deterministic key derivation schemes (incl. BIP32, BIP44, SLIP10), and many other services especially designed for banking applications.
- White-listing and black-listing of incoming coins based on external assessment (e.g., chain analysis, KYC information) to allow for the application of KYC/AML rules before funds can be consumed.