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Dell EMC with Gemalto SafeNet: Secure IT Foundations

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Dell EMC, a part of Dell Technologies, enables organizations to modernize, automate and transform their data center using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell EMC services customers across 180 countries - including 98 percent of the Fortune 500 - with the industry's most comprehensive and innovative portfolio from edge to core to cloud.

"Our Validation Lab at Dell EMC has done a full qualification of the Gemalto SafeNet KeySecure platform with VMAX3 and All Flash Data at Rest Encryption (D@RE), in a High Availability server cluster configuration. KeySecure is fully supported by HYPERMAX OS on VMAX as of our May, 2017 release."

- Jeff Schneider, Director Product Management, VMAX Storage Solutions, Dell EMC | Storage Division


Gemalto KeySecure and Dell EMC solution brief

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Overview

The integration of Gemalto’s SafeNet KeySecure external key management appliance with Dell storage systems offers customers a comprehensive key management and data encryption platform providing the following advantages: 

  • Single, centralized platform for managing cryptographic content (keys and related data)
  • Simplified management of encryption keys across the entire lifecycle including secure key generation, storage and backup, key distribution, rotation, deactivation and deletion
  • Simplified attainment of government and compliance mandates with efficient, centralized auditing of key management practices 
  • Lower total cost of ownership by leveraging a continuously growing list of 3rd party technologies, Gemalto's SafeNet Data Protection Connector family of products and the OASIS KMIP standard

Dell EMC with Gemalto SafeNet: Secure IT Foundations


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Integrated Application(s):

    Avamar

    Avamar Product Security Guide

    Dell EMC Avamar enables fast, efficient backup and recovery through its integrated variable-length deduplication technology. Avamar is optimized for fast, daily full backups of physical and virtual environments, NAS servers, enterprise applications, remote offices and desktops/laptops.

    By deduplicating data - identifying only unique daily changes - Avamar reduces backup storage by up to 30x and network bandwidth consumption by up to 99%. Data is always encrypted and compressed in-flight to meet security and compliance regulations.

    The integration of Gemalto’s SafeNet KeySecure external key management appliance with Avamar offers customers a comprehensive key management and data encryption platform providing the following advantages: 

    • Single, centralized platform for managing cryptographic content (keys and related data)
    • Simplified management of encryption keys across the entire lifecycle including secure key generation, storage and backup, key distribution, rotation, deactivation and deletion
    • Simplified attainment of government and compliance mandates with efficient, centralized auditing of key management practices 
    • Lower total cost of ownership by leveraging a continuously growing list of 3rd party technologies, Gemalto's SafeNet Data Protection Connector family of products and the OASIS KMIP standard 

     

    Data-at-Rest Encryption and Key Management with Data Domain and SafeNet KeySecure
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    Dell EMC Data Domain storage systems provide data backup, archiving, and disaster recovery with high-speed, inline deduplication. They also has a new generation of midsized and large enterprise Data Domain systems powered with a Flash SSD. By consolidating backup and archive data on a Data Domain system, customers can reduce storage requirements by 10-30x, making disk cost-effective for onsite retention and highly efficient for network-based replication to disaster recovery sites. The Data Domain Operating System (DD OS) is the intelligence behind Data Domain systems that makes them one of most reliable and cloud-enabled protection storage.

    The integration of Gemalto’s SafeNet KeySecure external key management appliance with Dell’s EMC Data Domain storage systems offers customers a comprehensive key management and data encryption platform providing the following advantages:

    • Single, centralized platform for managing cryptographic content (keys and related data)
    • Simplified management of encryption keys across the entire lifecycle including secure key generation, storage and backup, key distribution, rotation, deactivation and deletion
    • Simplified attainment of government and compliance mandates with efficient, centralized auditing of key management practices 
    • Lower total cost of ownership by leveraging a continuously growing list of 3rd party technologies, Gemalto's SafeNet Data Protection Connector family of products and the OASIS KMIP standard

    Dell EMC® Disk Library for mainframe

    Disk Library for mainframe addresses the challenges of tape in the enterprise data center and delivers industry leading scalability, performance and availabilty to mainframe tape operations. Disk Library for mainfram combines RAID 6 protected disk storage, hot-standby disks, tape emulation, hardware compression with the ability to combine both primary and deduplication storage in a single manageable solution to meet enterprise mainframe data center tape replacement requirements.

    The integration of Gemalto’s SafeNet KeySecure external key management appliance with Disk Library for mainframe offers customers a comprehensive key management and data encryption platform providing the following advantages:

    • Single, centralized platform for managing cryptographic content (keys and related data)
    • Simplified management of encryption keys across the entire lifecycle including secure key generation, storage and backup, key distribution, rotation, deactivation and deletion
    • Simplified attainment of government and compliance mandates with efficient, centralized auditing of key management practices 
    • Lower total cost of ownership by leveraging a continuously growing list of 3rd party technologies, Gemalto's SafeNet Data Protection Connector family of products and the OASIS KMIP standard 

    ML3 Tape Library

    The Dell EMC ML3 Tape Library offers scalability above and beyond traditional tape solutions, so that you can grow your data environment with your business. Keep it simple and save on time and support costs with the easy to order, easy to configure, and easy to upgrade ML3 with ML3E expansion. The integration of Gemalto’s SafeNet KeySecure external key management appliance with ML3 offers customers a comprehensive key management and data encryption platform providing the following advantages:

    • Single, centralized platform for managing cryptographic content (keys and related data)
    • Simplified management of encryption keys across the entire lifecycle including secure key generation, storage and backup, key distribution, rotation, deactivation and deletion
    • Simplified attainment of government and compliance mandates with efficient, centralized auditing of key management practices
    • Lower total cost of ownership by leveraging a continuously growing list of 3rd party technologies, Gemalto's SafeNet Data Protection Connector family of products and the OASIS KMIP standard

    SC Series

    Dell EMC SC Series arrays offer unique advantages for modern workloads, including All-Flash models, Efficiency and Data Reduction Services, Live Volume, Federation, and more. The latest innovations offer dynamic mobility and the best economics. Through the use of self-encrypting drives, data stored at rest is secure wherever it resides and is only available to authorized users.

    The integration of Gemalto’s SafeNet KeySecure external key management appliance with Dell’s storage systems offers customers a comprehensive key management and data encryption platform providing the following advantages: 

    • Single, centralized platform for managing cryptographic content (keys and related data)
    • Simplified management of encryption keys across the entire lifecycle including secure key generation, storage and backup, key distribution, rotation, deactivation and deletion
    • Simplified attainment of government and compliance mandates with efficient, centralized auditing of key management practices 
    • Lower total cost of ownership by leveraging a continuously growing list of 3rd party technologies, Gemalto's SafeNet Data Protection Connector family of products and the OASIS KMIP standard

    Additional Information and Resources:

    Dell and SafeNet KeySecure Solution Brief

     

    Unity

    Dell EMC Unity’s All-Flash and Hybrid Flash unified storage platforms optimize SSD performance and efficiency, with fully integrated SAN and NAS capabilities. Cloud-based storage analytics and proactive support keep you available and connected.

    Read "DELL EMC UNITY: DATA AT REST ENCRYPTION," (controller-based encryption of data stored on Dell EMC™ Unity storage systems)

    Data-at-Rest Encryption and Key Management with VMAX and KeySecure
    The VMAX and KeySecure integration

    The integration of Gemalto's SafeNet KeySecure external key management appliance with VMAX storage platforms offers customers a comprehensive key management and data encryption platform providing the following advantages:

    • Leverages OASIS standard KMIP-based external key management protocol
    • Features centralized key management and auditing for security compliance objectives
    • Is a highly-available and resilient environment for long-term key storage external to the VMAX storage platform
    • Is FIPS 140-2 Level 3 capability using KeySecure with HSMs
    • Ability to temporarily decommission VMAX storage platform for secure transport by storing keys in SafeNet KeySecure

    Each VMAX storage platform with the Data-at-Rest Encryption feature can be configured to connect to one or more KeySecure appliances at a customer's data center. It is recommended that at least two KeySecure appliances are configured in a cluster for high-availability. There is no encryption key dependency between VMAX storage platforms, so independent KeySecure appliances/clusters can be configured at each site.

    Dell EMC's interoperability validation matrix maintains the most up-to-date list of VMAX-supported versions of Gemalto SafeNet KeySecure.

    VxRail

    As the only fully integrated, preconfigured, and pre-tested VMware hyper-converged infrastructure appliance family on the market, VxRail™ dramatically simplifies IT operations, accelerates time to market, and delivers incredible return on investment. Powered by VMware vSAN and Dell EMC PowerEdge servers, VxRail delivers continuous innovation with future-proof performance, predictably transforms with next-gen simplicity, and creates certainty with hardened security advancements. VxRail meets any HCI use case, including support for the most demanding workloads and applications.

    The integration of Gemalto’s SafeNet KeySecure external key management appliance with VxRail offers customers a comprehensive key management and data encryption platform providing the following advantages:  

    • Single, centralized platform for managing cryptographic content (keys and related data)
    • Simplified management of encryption keys across the entire lifecycle including secure key generation, storage and backup, key distribution, rotation, deactivation and deletion
    • Simplified attainment of government and compliance mandates with efficient, centralized auditing of key management practices 
    • Lower total cost of ownership by leveraging a continuously growing list of 3rd party technologies, Gemalto's SafeNet Data Protection Connector family of products and the OASIS KMIP standard

     

    XC Series

    Secure, High Assurance with Dell EMC and SafeNet KeySecure Solution Brief

    Dell EMC XC Series brings agility, efficiency and reliability to your data center through a proven converged storage and compute solution.

    The integration of Gemalto’s SafeNet KeySecure external key management appliance with Dell EMC XC Series offers customers a comprehensive key management and data encryption platform providing the following advantages: 

    • Single, centralized platform for managing cryptographic content (keys and related data)
    • Simplified management of encryption keys across the entire lifecycle including secure key generation, storage and backup, key distribution, rotation, deactivation and deletion
    • Simplified attainment of government and compliance mandates with efficient, centralized auditing of key management practices 
    • Lower total cost of ownership by leveraging a continuously growing list of 3rd party technologies, Gemalto's SafeNet Data Protection Connector family of products and the OASIS KMIP standard
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