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HyTrust Demonstrates Broadest Key Management Integration with Hyper-Converged Infrastructure at VMworld 2018

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HyTrust KeyControl Enables Scalability across Mixed Workloads and Disparate, Industry-Leading Compute, Storage and Virtualization Platforms

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VMworld Conference – HyTrust announced today that it will demonstrate its mixed workload and broad key management integration with Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) platforms for compute, storage and virtualization at VMworld 2018. HyTrust will showcase integration of HyTrust KeyControl in its own booth, as well as booths of industry-leading vendors, including IBM, Intel, and Lenovo. HyTrust KeyControl is also certified to work with solutions from Dell EMC, HPE Simplivity, NetApp, Nexenta, Pivot3, StorMagic SvSAN and VMware vSAN.

The importance of data security has never been higher with frequent breaches exposing valuable data that organizations hold. Ponemon Institute reports that the average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million with mega breaches involving 1 to 50 million records costing $40 million to $350 million1.

Data security for composable infrastructure is critical and tapping the capabilities offered by this infrastructure allows security to be built in rather than bolted on as an afterthought. HyTrust KeyControl provides universal key management for KMIP-compatible encrypted workloads to ensure that data is protected, even if accessed by an unauthorized party. It scales the management of encryption keys to tens of thousands including encryption keys across different platforms. Data encryption requires an external key manager, and HyTrust KeyControl simplifies the process while ensuring enterprise scale across mixed HCI platforms. Even existing, non-encrypted storage solutions can be easily encrypted and secured. The high-availability solution offers role-based key management and is easily upgradable to HyTrust DataControl for complete multi-cloud, complete lifecycle workload encryption using a virtual appliance.

“With the growth of hyper-converged Infrastructure and the expectation that enterprises will increasingly have mixed compute, storage and virtualization environments, it is essential to employ key management that can seamlessly extend across workloads and platforms,” said Eric Chiu, founder and president of HyTrust. “VMworld will serve as a proving ground and showcase the broad integration and industry preference for HyTrust KeyControl which has set the standard for key management in a world where data must be secured at all costs.”

HyTrust at VMworld 2018
HyTrust can be found in Booth 2639 at VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay from August 26-30, 2018.

At VMworld, HyTrust representatives can be found in:

  • IBM, booth 1312, with presentations and a dedicated demo pod
  • Intel, booth 1212, with a presentation in the NIST tech talk theater session and a dedicated demo pod
  • Lenovo, booth 1326, with presentations and a demo pod showcasing HyTrust
  • VMWare’s vExpert booth for two live podcast recordings

HyTrust Expert Presentations

  • Tuesday, August 28 from 12:30pm to1:30pm Pacific
    “Trusted Hybrid Cloud – NIST’s Trusted Cloud Building Block & Ref Architecture” – a panel session featuring Hemma Prafullchandra, CTO and senior vice president of Products at HyTrust and presenters from NIST, VMware, Intel and IBM.
    Location: Mandalay Bay, Islander D on the lower level.
  • Wednesday, August 29 from 12:30 to 1:30 Pacific
    “Achieving a GDPR-Ready Architecture Leveraging VMware vSAN” – a break-out session, featuring David Siles, vice president of business development at HyTrust and Peter Keilty, Office of the CTO, Global Field - Storage at VMware. Location: Mandalay Bay conference room L on Level 2.

Resources on HyTrust KeyControl

1 Ponemon Institute, the 2018 Cost of a Data Breach Study, July 11, 2018

About HyTrust
HyTrust’s mission is to make private, public and hybrid cloud infrastructure more trustworthy for enterprises, service providers and government agencies. HyTrust provides solutions that automate security controls for software-defined computing, networking and storage workloads to achieve the highest levels of visibility, granular policy control and data protection. HyTrust customers benefit from being able to accelerate cloud and virtualization cost savings while improving their security posture by automating and enforcing security policies in real time, adapting quickly to compliance requirements and preventing unplanned outages.

Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., HyTrust is backed by the leading providers of strategic IT infrastructure including VMware, Cisco, Intel and Fortinet; by the vanguard of innovative solutions for the intelligence community, In-Q-Tel; and by a world-class group of financial investors including AVP Growth, Epic Ventures, Granite Ventures, Sway Ventures, Trident Capital and Vanedge Capital.

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