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NEC Storage HS Encryption

Inline encryption for long-term data


Proactive Safeguard

NEC Storage HS* Encryption At Rest protects data against unauthorized access due to lost or stolen disks or nodes by ensuring the data is encrypted prior to being written to disk.

*NEC Storage HS series is sold as HYDRASTOR® in the United States of America.

The NEC Storage HS Encryption offers

  • Prevents unauthorized access to data on lost, stolen, or broken disks or nodes by encrypting data chunks with AES 256-bit with Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 validated libraries.
  • Protects the encryption key from unauthorized access by encrypting the key in disk and allocating the decrypted key in system memory.
  • Retains the attributes and protection level at both primary and remote site with RepliGrid™ WAN-optimized replication and WORM™ write-once, read many.

Other Features Include

  • Deploys encryption functionality into existing NEC Storage systems easily by license activation and simplifies administration with easy management and monitoring.

Encryption Compatibility

This software brings robust functionality across the entire NEC Storage HS appliance product line.

This includes:

HS8-50 - Scale-out global deduplication backup storage
HS6-50A - Scale-out grid storage for archive and long-term data
HS3-50 - Inline deduplication storage
HS Virtual Appliance - Universal deduplication storage



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