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Vol. 7 No. 6 August 2008

Get a grip on encryption keys

As locking up data becomes common in more enterprises, keeping track of encryption keys is turning into storage managers' next big headache. Various encryption methods have spawned numerous keys that need to be kept safe, rotated and retired appropriately. With disparate key management systems throughout the data center, it's easy to end up with a piecemeal approach to encryption and siloed key management. But vendors are jumping on board with related products, and an emerging standard promises to ease encryption key management. Leading the pack is RSA, EMC's security division, which in April released RSA Key Manager (RKM) for the Datacenter, the latest version of its enterprise key manager product. The product aims to centralize key management with support for a variety of encryption methods and apps, including Oracle 11g, EMC PowerPath, SAN encryption and tape encryption. RSA announced partnerships with Cisco and Brocade earlier this year. Katie Curtin-Mestre, director of product marketing for the data security group at RSA, ...

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Features in this issue

  • Lights, camera, storage!

    by  Deni Connor

    The digital media business and corporate multimedia departments are looking at increasing terabytes and even petabytes of information generated in the creation, editing, archiving and distribution of digital content. In addition, the move to high-definition television and higher resolution camera work will tax storage boundaries.

  • Quality Awards IV: It's a tie--EMC and NetApp share enterprise array honors

    In the four years we've conducted our Diogenes Labs-Storage magazine Quality Award for enterprise arrays, we've never had co-winners ... until now. EMC Corp. rode to the top on very strong scores in the product features and reliability sections, while co-winner NetApp was a model of consistency.

  • Reliability questions plague solid state

Columns in this issue

  • Storage Bin 2.0: The life and death of information

    We sometimes complicate our processes to create a perception of increased value. Forget information lifecycle management and tiered storage; concentrate on the four simple stages of life for any kind of information.

  • Get your iSCSI game on: Best Practices

    by  Ashish Nadkarni

    iSCSI is a mature protocol for accessing storage and a solid alternative to Fibre Channel. Technologies such as blade servers and server virtualization benefit from iSCSI as it lets you minimize the number of connections required. And because everything is IP-based, there's no more need to waste slots for host bus adapters, which simplifies your configuration.

  • The big pipe: Editorial

  • Backup gets a boost: Hot Spots

    by  Lauren Whitehouse

    Snapshots, continuous data protection and deduplication are making their way into traditional backup products. By capturing, transferring and storing less data in the backup process, organizations can back up more data to disk--retaining data on disk for longer periods of time or enabling disk-to-disk backup for more sets of data than before.

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