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Fortanix Self-Defending Key Management Service Achieves VMware Ready Status


Fortanix Expands Availability of Self-Defending Key Management
Service to Secure VMware Virtual Infrastructure in Private, Public and
Hybrid Cloud Environments

Fortanix® Inc., the leader in Runtime
®, today announced that its Self-Defending
Key Management Service™
(SDKMS) has achieved VMware Ready status.
This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process
Fortanix SDKMS has achieved VMware's highest level of endorsement and is
supported on VMware vSphere 6.7 and vSAN 6.7 for production environments.

"We are pleased that Fortanix and its SDKMS qualify for the VMware Ready
logo, signifying to customers that it has met specific VMware
interoperability standards and works effectively with VMware cloud
infrastructure," said Kristen Edwards, director, Technology Alliance
Partner Program, VMware. "This signifies to customers that Fortanix can
be deployed in production environments with confidence and can speed
time to value within customer environments."

"By using Fortanix SDKMS with vSphere 6.7 and vSAN 6.7, organizations
can accelerate data protection and compliance for their VMware virtual
infrastructure for any cloud – private, public and hybrid," said Ambuj
Kumar, co-founder and CEO of Fortanix. "We are excited about the VMware
Ready certification and what this means for SDKMS' expansion.
Organizations looking to encrypt their virtual machines and data-at-rest
in VMware environments can benefit from SDKMS' HSM-grade security with a
software-defined simplicity that is essential to securing VMware virtual

Fortanix SDKMS can be found within the online VMware Solution Exchange
(VSX) at
The VMware Solution Exchange is an online marketplace where VMware
partners and developers can publish rich marketing content and
downloadable software for customers.

About Fortanix SDKMS

Fortanix's SDKMS leverages Runtime Encryption and Intel®
to deliver security for encryption keys and cryptographic
services with software-defined simplicity. The solution offers flexible
consumption models; a FIPS hardened appliance; and a SaaS service Equinix
™, powered by Fortanix. The solution is uniquely architected
to enable easy integration for new modern cloud applications, as well as
existing applications, with support for both RESTful APIs and
traditional cryptographic interfaces, including KMIP, PKCS#11, JCE and

About Fortanix

delivers provable deterministic security to organizations by offering
the industry's only Runtime Encryption. It has been selected by leading
partners, including to power Equinix SmartKey™ HSM-as-a-service. While
today's encryption technologies protect only data at rest and data in
motion, Runtime Encryption keeps keys, data and applications completely
protected while in use from external and internal threats, including
insiders, cloud providers, government subpoena, OS-level attacks, and
network intruders. Fortanix is venture backed and headquartered in
Mountain View, Calif.

Fortanix, Runtime Encryption, and Self-Defending Key Management Service
are trademarks of Fortanix, Inc. VMware, vSphere, vSAN, and VMware Ready
are registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc., in the United
States and other jurisdictions. All other marks and names mentioned
herein may be trademarks of their respective companies.

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