ideal connect

IDEAL Connect

Improve operational efficiencies and lower costs

IDEAL Connect

Improve operational efficiencies and lower costs

At a Glance
DBS IDEAL Connect is a host-to-host solution that makes your daily business processes faster and easier.

Simple On-boarding

Choose the most appropriate software for integration



Straight through processing and highly customised pre-processing and routing



Stay on top of file transfer activity with timely alerts

Features & Benefits

Choose the most appropriate software

Without being tied to proprietary terms or software, the on-boarding process is standardised and simple


Be assured of data confidentiality

IDEAL Connect deploys stringent security with highly sophisticated encryption technology


State-of-the-art technology

IDEAL Connect supports high volumes of transactions and large files easily

How to Apply

Call us on 400 821 8881 or visit any of our Branches for more details. You may also email us and arrange our Relationship Manager to call you.

Who needs IDEAL Connect?

IDEAL Connect is ideal if you:

  • have a large volume of transactions
  • have customised business pre-processing rules, e.g. reformatting of files, merging/splitting of files etc.
  • require a high level of automation
How long does it take to set up IDEAL Connect?

We can help you set up and run with IDEAL Connect in around 2 months, including all the tests before it goes live.

How do I know my files have been successfully received?

IDEAL Connect will send you real-time email alerts on the status of your file transfers.

What types of transactions can I carry out?

You can complete a wide range of payment transactions with IDEAL Connect, such as:

  • Domestic funds transfers
    • Domestic RMB payment
    • Domestic FCY payment
    • Interbank transfer
    • CUP payment
  • Cross-border funds transfers
    • Telegraphic transfer (RMB, FCY)

You can also access a wide range of reports through the system, including:

  • Direct debit report
  • Virtual account report
  • ENCORE report
  • Account statements
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