Spectra Logic Expands Enterprise-level Encryption Key Management Portfolio with TKLM

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Spectra TKLM Provides Centralized Encryption Key Management for Multiple Libraries / Multiple Site Security Requirements
FRANKFURT, GERMANY (SNW Europe) and BOULDER, COLO.—Oct. 30, 2012Spectra Logic, today announced a new enterprise-level encryption key management offering for its TSeries tape libraries. Spectra TKLM is a proven key management solution that meets the highest standard of encryption security, including a FIPS 140-2 level 1 compliant mode. Capable of managing multiple libraries and sites from a central point, Spectra TKLM allows enterprises to consolidate and simplify encryption key management practices, reduce costs and improve overall security.

“Organizations need encryption key management that is secure, compliant and easy to manage. Options have been limited for multi-site and multi-library encryption solutions with the end of service life of products such as NeoScale and Decru,” said Brian Grainger, senior vice president of worldwide sales, Spectra Logic. “Just like Spectra’s tape libraries, Spectra TKLM Encryption key management scales to meet the needs of the world’s largest, most complex data storage environments.”

Spectra TKLM is a robust encryption key manager that delivers a unified key management strategy to streamline encryption implementation. Key benefits include:

  • Centrally managed encryption keys across multiple libraries and data center locations
  • FIPS compliant key management to meet regulatory requirements and OASIS (industry standard) compliant
  • Support for TS1140 Technology tape drives, LTO-5, LTO-6, and future TS1100 and LTO generation drives

“The announcement of Spectra TKLM comes at a good time. Data security, especially in healthcare and finance verticals, has become increasingly important,” said Jon Toigo, chief executive of research firm Toigo Partners International.  “Moreover, we are seeing a renaissance in tape technology, with more and more firms embracing the low cost, high capacity media not only for backup and deep archive, but for production file storage as well. Multiple libraries with a lot of removable media are driving the need for a coherent encryption key management capability. With Spectra TKLM, all of an organization’s encryption keys can be simply managed, securely protected, and used automatically across a library environment.”

Spectra TKLM is available for Spectra Logic’s full line of tape libraries and offers an extensive feature set including key per tape, audit tracking, and complete key lifecycle management. It also enables secure, third-party data exchange.
Spectra TSeries tape libraries offer highly reliable, high-density storage that seamlessly scales to Exabyte capacities. In addition, Spectra libraries offer efficient, comprehensive library management tools and Spectra Certified Media that simplifies management, extends the life of tape media and drives, and ensures data is secure and available when needed.

Spectra TKLM is available for purchase and installation immediately with all currently installed and newly purchased Spectra Logic tape libraries. For more information, please contact Spectra Logic Sales at sales@spectralogic.com.
Spectra Logic is hosting a free Webinar to cover the details of Spectra TKLM on Tuesday, December 4 at 10:00 am MDT. Register here.

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