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SBT’s OverWatch Management Console builds the bridge between existing infrastructure and the quickly emerging ecosystem of Blockchain Technology. Architected to revolutionize the industry and stimulate mass adoption, OverWatch gives blockchain command and control that embodies several existing monitoring and management paradigms while introducing needed functionality to operationalize these capabilities at scale.

OverWatch

White Paper

‘Building the Bridge between Existing Infrastructure and Blockchain Technology’

 

Table of Contents

OverWatch

     ‘Global Hybrid Mesh Network Management Console’

SuperNode Server

     ‘Virtual | On-Prem : Super Peer | Uncle Node’

          SuperNode Stack

               ‘Tools | Services NodeStack’

                    PerfNode

                         ‘Monitoring | Performance’     

                    SecureNode

                         ‘Node Security’

                    BINode

                         ‘Ml/AI | Business Intelligence | Data Analysis’

                    InterNode

                         ‘Interoperability | Integration’

                    DataNode

                         ‘Audit | Validate Data On-Chain’

                    QuantumNode

                         ‘Protect Data from Quantum Exposure’

HyperNode Server

     ‘Global Enterprise-grade Platform’

Conclusion

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‘Building the Bridge between Existing Infrastructure and Blockchain Technology’

 

SBT was founded on the belief that Blockchain will only reach its full velocity and potential if organizations have the management, security, and interoperability tools that bridge the gap between Existing IT Infrastructure and Blockchain Applications.  

We understand that the true value of a new system infrastructure lies beyond its premise of revolutionary functions — that it’s just as critical to ensure ease of (internal and external) use, as well as reducing unnecessary intervention.  

CEO Jules Hilliard echoes a growing consensus that Blockchain and a series of closely related technologies are finally ready for adoption by the enterprise.  The need is there. Penetration of enterprise networks has become a routine problem, sometimes with million dollar consequences. 

Blockchain and closely related, second-generation communication architectures such as Mesh (Tangle) are designed to grow organically at a lower cost in terms of system resources; to provide a new level of authentication; and to generate near bulletproof “distributed ledger” records of activity involving your systems and the larger global data communications environment. 

Properly integrated, these new architectures can provide enterprise managers with additional assurance of their systems performance and security at the places where they are most vulnerable —  at the edge; whether they are connecting to data in the cloud or to activity generated by external third parties such as vendors, customers or regulators. Decentralized, low cost, high speed, with multiple guarantees of record integrity, Blockchain stands poised for aggressive enterprise adoption. 

 

Solving the Barriers to widespread Blockchain adoption

For all of its initial hype, Enterprise Blockchain has thus far crawled (vs. launched) out of the gates, not impacting nor revolutionizing industry with a cadence that befits its immense potential.  

A monolithic, siloed ecosystem approach is largely to blame.  

On one hand, legacy “big iron” technology vendors have funneled organizations into proprietary walled gardens, under the benefits guise of a cohesive and unified solution set.  

On the other, a multitude of independent / 3rd party dApp vendors continue to work feverishly to develop a litany of Blockchain modules that expand Blockchain’s core premise, features, and benefits.      

As a result, companies have had to choose between going “all in” with a confined solution or rolling their own and potentially expending tremendous in-house resource costs with uncertain returns / outcomes on current capability and future scale.  But missing in all this initial dev frenzy are the essential “bridges” that allow platforms, protocols and dApps to work together — to communicate, interoperate — all in a secure manner.  

 

The Enterprise has tangible & immediate needs

CTOs and System Administrators require: 

  • Tools to monitor and track Blockchain activity and network performance
  • Assurance of the Authenticity and Integrity of the data being transmitted across blockchain and related topologies
  • Alerts to problems that might crop up in daily activity
  • Systems and support to interconnect effectively and safely with diverse architectures, evolving proprietary and public standards, and with unique protocols that characterize this brave new world of communications technologies

 

OverWatch

‘Global Hybrid Mesh Network Management Console’

Innovative by design, our OverWatch Management Console builds the bridge between existing infrastructure and the quickly emerging ecosystem of Blockchain Technology.  Architected to revolutionize the industry and stimulate mass adoption, OverWatch gives blockchain command and control that embodies several existing monitoring and management paradigms while introducing needed functionality to operationalize these capabilities at scale.

OverWatch will provide the access control, monitoring, and management of enterprise-grade blockchain deployments.  This includes single technology blockchain implementations and multi-technology blockchains that require interoperability to effectively run their business goals.

OverWatch centrally manages an organization’s blockchain ecosystem security and operational functions. Including: event monitoring, reporting, analysis, incident prioritization, reputation scoring, and advanced analytics for predictive and prescriptive remediation. The additional capabilities of monitoring off-chain referenced content, as well as using advanced analytics and AI/ML to monitor, predict, and manage behavior makes the OverWatch solution the leading platform for next generation blockchain business solutions.

Where other companies build Blockchain networks and applications, we build the Delivery and Management engines that will optimize a company’s deployment and usage experience, and ensure successful business outcomes.   

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OverWatch

 

SuperNodes™ SuiteSuperNode Server

‘Virtual | On-Prem : Super Peer | Uncle Node’

Our SuperNode Server monitors, manages, and protects the entire node ecosystem via its integrated and comprehensive stack of performance nodes as well as provides interoperability with other mesh networks or dApps.  

The SuperNode server and its NodeStack components augment a distributed ledger to be a truly effective part of a simple or very complex mesh network environment.  Without the proper integration within a company’s systems, distributed-ledger adoption is often stalled or very inefficient. Companies of all sizes have ever-increasing security needs, and activity monitoring and data analytics requirements beyond what distributed-ledger systems are designed to manage. 

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SuperNode Server

 

SuperNode Stack

‘SBT’s Proprietary NodeStack’

Agnostic to platform, protocol, dApps, or environment, the SuperNode hosts our proprietary NodeStack:

PerfNode: Performance & Operations Monitoring

SecureNode: Blockchain Node Security

BINode: Business Intelligence & Data Analysis

InterNode: Blockchain Interoperability & Integration

DataNode: Audit and Validate Data On-Chain*

QuantumNode: Protect Data from Quantum Exposure*

*Future Node Roadmap

These specialized functional nodes provide an essential bridge that ties together core network architecture and the distributed ledger functions that companies require.

 

 

PerfNode™PerfNode

‘Monitoring | Performance’

SBT PerfNode provides a window into the health, performance, and activity in a distributed-ledger system.   Data related to entities and parameters found within the distributed-ledger configuration settings will have gauges, graphs, and charts providing application-specific oversight.  An unlimited number of additional views into an application’s performance, transactions, entities, nodes, end-point devices, or users can be easily customized and added as options for IT administrators.

PerfNode is a powerful  intelligence gathering tool for administrators that can compile data in defined stacks for import and study into analytics tools, such as SBT’s BINode.   

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PerfNode

 

SecureNode™SecureNode

‘Node Security’

SBT SecureNode keeps watch over all activity on a distributed ledger, including node processing and user endpoint communication.  If suspicious activity is detected, the OverWatch systems isolate the offending nodes or endpoints. While standard DLT environments will have compromised consensus safeguards and will suffer from performance degradation, OverWatch stops the problem in its tracks, and broadcasts the appropriate alerts.

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SecureNode

 

 

BINode™BINode

‘Ml/AI | Business Intelligence | Data Analysis’

BINode provides Blockchain Administrators with ML / AI powered analytics to deeply understand mesh network traffic, and enable manual or automated intervention into user, node, or edge device behavior. 

Whether you have an On-Prem network or your infrastructure spans multiple cloud providers (such as AWS, Google, Azure, etc) in a Hybrid environment, BINode can see cross-cloud and is platform agnostic in its capability to process data feeds in your Centralized / Decentralized mesh network. 

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BiNode

 

 

InterNode™InterNode

‘Interoperability | Integration’

SBT InterNode enables multiple distributed-ledger framework environments to work together as one effective system.  Transactions in one distributed-ledger system can be configured to clear in a separate distributed-ledger system before also clearing in the original system.  This advanced functionality ensures that assets involved in a transaction are not only available and sanctioned to be acted upon, and critically, it prevents “double-spend” or “race-conditions” from being exploited. 

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InterNode

 

 

DataNode

‘Audit | Validate Data On-Chain | Monetize’

SBT DataNode agents constantly monitor on-chain Blockchain transaction data and report on, and alert administrators if data integrity is compromised, based on defined & configured parameters.

DataNode: PENDING

 

QuantumNode™QuantumNode

‘Protect Data from Quantum Exposure’

The SBT QuantumNode system works within existing systems, and adds additional security to data before it undergoes any existing lower-level data security delivery and storage processes.  Protecting systems from quantum exposure is complex and technically challenging. A dozen patents have been assigned to segments of the QuantumNode system, with more patents pending and being developed.

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QuantumNode

 

 

HyperNode™ ServerHyperNode Server

‘Global Enterprise-grade Platform’

‘Blockchain in a Box’

 

In partnership with IBM, SBT’s HyperNode Blockchain server is a hardened 1.6M rack loaded with all the necessary components for you to become your own blockchain platform.  It is a secure system, designed to host your own distributed-ledger mesh network. HyperNode liberates you from established platform providers — your company becomes its own Blockchain platform with your own set of protocols, rules, and usage parameters.

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HyperNode Server

 

 

Conclusion

Secure Block Technologies breaks through the Enterprise Blockchain development and deployment logjam with an innovative & powerful Blockchain-centric Management Console and pivotal tool set in their SuperNode Stack. 

SBT’s OverWatch will be an IT Administrator’s Blockchain command hub, providing real-time metrics and insights, along with interactive controls allowing access & intervention over Node Performance, Security, Analytics/ BI, and Interoperability via our NodeStack tools and functions.  

Secure Block Technologies is an innovative product technology development firm, dedicated to bridging the gap between legacy applications and today’s emerging Blockchain and Cyber Security solutions.  Our mission is to play a pivotal role in the mass adoption of the industry changing technology of Blockchain.

SBT’s veteran team of IT executives and engineers deploy products and solutions independent of embedded platforms or protocols, allowing our clients to Succeed on Their Terms. 

 

 

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