Quant Named a Supplier on UK Government's Crown Commercial Service (CCS) G-Cloud 12 framework | 29.09.2020 | London

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Crown Commercial Service’s G-Cloud 12 framework to offer Overledger as a cloud software.

Quant Network is delighted to have been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s (CSS) G-Cloud 12 framework.

Crown Commercial Service supports the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services. In 2019/20, CCS helped the public sector to achieve commercial benefits worth over £1bn – supporting world-class public services that offer best value for taxpayers.

The G-Cloud framework allows public sector customers to buy commoditised cloud-based solutions through a framework that is compliant and regularly refreshed allowing CCS to provide our customers with up-to-date innovative solutions. All services within this framework are visible within the online catalogue, The Digital Marketplace.

From today, all the UK government will have access to Quant’s powerful technology that helps enterprises, governments, and individuals to unlock the true value of distributed ledger technologies (DLTs).

Overledger is the world’s leading operating system to deliver universal DLT interoperability. By delivering secure, simple and cost-effective integration of systems, networks and DLTs, without the need for new infrastructure or introducing bottlenecks, Overledger OS enables fast, easy deployment of solutions.

We look forward to further engaging the rest of the Government and helping solve complex challenges with DLTs and our interoperability technology.

To find out more, please get in touch via: Digital Marketplace

Feature

Overledger 2.x

Overledger 1.x

Authentication

OAuth 2.0 standard (allowing SSO)

Proprietary (BPI Keys)

Functionality

In API, seamless updates

In SDK, re-download for updates

Standardisation

Full abstraction across all DLTs

Partial, DLT-specific edge cases

RCG Framework

REST / JSON APIs from OVL Core

Proprietary P2P (experimental)

Time to Deploy

32 minutes (CI / CD pipelines)

1-2 weeks

QNT Utility Token / Treasury

Optimised, audited smart contracts

Experimental smart contracts

Microservices

Optimised to scale fast – 23 Microservices

Hardened proof of concept
– 9 Microservices

Transaction Routing Algorithm

6 factor, game theory optimised

Experimental P2P emergent

Databases

Cloud native (scaling / resilience)

Standalone DB deployments

Cross-DLT Implementation

REST API calls direct to OVL, integrated smart contract back end

SDK-based Javascript 
apps call smart contract functions
via OVL

2021 Achievements

50% Quant team has grown by over 50% and will continue to do so 

OVL1.0 to 2.0 Release schedule accelerated, moved to much more frequent automated updates
– Previously, last major update was seven months, then in early 2021 moved to three months (Jan and March)
and then to monthly (April and May). We’re now moving to fortnightly releases. 

2.5X Overledger is now 2.5x bigger (April)  

2.0 Re-engineered the entire 2.0 architecture

Open API 3.0 for easy integration into developer workflows

OAuth 2.0 for single sign on for enterprise customers    

Cloud Native Scalable and resilient already, now deployable automatically 

New OVN API 
Subscribe  
Native Transactions 
Payments     

OVL 2.0 Developer portal 2.0