HyTrust Data Control Overview
HyTrust Data Control USP
HyTrust progressed in the cloud encryption market by providing encryption technology for public, private, and hybrid cloud environments. HyTrust helps customers in safeguarding their data in the cloud environment with enhanced encryption technologies. The company provides products, such as CloudControl Virtualization Security, DataControl Cloud Encryption, and KeyControl Key Management in the cloud encryption market. HyTrust DataControl provides encryption and key control for cloud and virtualization environment, and supports DAS, NAS, or SAN storage. DataControl is independent of the hypervisor and supports both Windows and Linux virtual (or physical) machines. It provides encryption for data at rest. The capabilities of HyTrust Data Control include strong encryption, simplified key management, hardware-accelerated encryption, and the ability to initially encrypt the existing data (or rekey data) while VMs and applications continue to run. The algorithm used by HyTrust is FIPS-approved AES, which supports 128 and 256 bit keys. Key management is provided via HyTrust KeyControl, a FIPS 140-2 Level 1-validated soft-appliance cluster. HyTrust KeyControl capabilities include a high-availability, security-hardened cluster with a simplified administration GUI, and the ability to talk to hardware HSM devices (including Gemaltoâ€™s Luna HSM). KeyControl can also act as a KMIP compliant server. HyTrust KeyControl supports hyperconvergence platforms, such as Cisco UCS/HyperFlex, NetApp FlexPod, Nutanix, SimpliVity/HPE, and Pivot3; cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure, IBM Bluemix, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and VMware vCloud Air; and virtual environment such as vSphere 6.5. The company is highly renowned for its encryption support for the AWS platform.