Brocade/Thales partner for storage encryption

Hitachi Data Systems to offer solution in their product line

Brocade and Thales on Tuesday announced that they have integrated Thales Encryption Manager for Storage with Brocade’s SAN switches. The Brocade Encryption Switch and the Brocade FS8-18 will now be key encryption/key management-enabled with Thales Encryption Manager for Storage (TEMS). TEMS is a ready-to-use appliance that consolidates and automates the man­age­ment of encryption keys for storage systems. Hitachi Data Systems will be among the first organization to offer the solution in their product line. The Brocade Encryption Switch is FIPS 140-2 level 3 certified and Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL) 3+ certified.

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