… network segmentation from the Opaq Cloud without using VLANs or firewalls. It provides device-based visibility and control from the cloud to protect against insider and external attacks. It is integrated with other enterprise-grade security capabilities, including next-generation firewall, web application firewall and DDoS mitigation, accessible as a service from the Opaq Cloud.
Equinix has selected Fortanix Self-Defending Key Management Service (SDKMS) to power its SmartKey hardware security module (HSM) as a service, aimed at securing data across enterprise and cloud environments. As a result of this collaboration, the Fortanix offering is available via SmartKey as a global SaaS-based key management and HSM service hosted on Equinix’s global interconnection and data center platform.
All core functions including access control, authentication, key generation and cryptographic operations, are performed in a protected environment, Equinix said.
Organizations can use SmartKey to secure databases, digital payments, PKI systems and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
“With presence in 48 global markets, Equinix is uniquely positioned to provide localized, cloud-neutral encryption key management, separate from and in close proximity to the industry’s leading cloud services,” said Lance Weaver, Equinix’s vice president of product strategy and emerging services. “By collaborating with a leading technology partner, Fortanix, Equinix is providing our customers with a solution that meets the demands of today’s changing data landscape.”