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Accelerate with ATS: Encrypting Data at Rest with the DS8000

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Dennis Robertson
Paul Spagnolo, Henry Sautter

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IBM Systems

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DS8000; DS8700; DS8800

Abstract: This presentation was given as part of the Accelerate with ATS webinar program on July 10th 2012.

This ATS webinar will overview disk encryption options that are available for the IBM System Storage DS8000. We'll review the importance of encryption and compare it to other erasure alternatives. Hardware configuration options, including specialized encrypting disk drives and a discussion on key management, symmetric versus asymmetric encryption schemes, planning guidelines and best practices will be covered.

A replay of the webinar is available here:

DS8000 Encryption - 2012-07-09.pdf




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IBM Storage



Accelerate encryption DS8000 ATS

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