This was backed up by a study from HyTrust in September which found that while 60% of VMworld attendees polled said they plan to move to a multi-cloud model, data encryption and security remain serious stumbling blocks.
For organizations looking to adopt multi-cloud data encryption across their private and public cloud infrastructure, HyTrust DataControl not only provides the critical key management required but also provides data encryption that supports VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture and other multi-cloud deployments.
Today, HyTrust Inc., a leading workload security provider, announced encryption and key management support for VMware vSphere VM Encryption, announced as part of VMware vSphere 6.5.
VMware (NYSE: VMW) announced a new vSphere encryption push that supports an encryption key management scheme from workload security specialist HyTrust Inc. VMware said this week its vSphere 6.5 cloud computing virtualization platform would support the ability to encrypt workloads using the HyTrust encryption method. VMware is an investor in HyTrust.
HyTrust DataControl provides advanced zero downtime encryption and key management for VMware workloads
"Our customers faced a binary decision," Jassy said. "Either I use the VMware software and it's hard to actually use AWS for public cloud, or I use AWS and public cloud and I have to leave behind VMware software. Understandably, they didn't like that choice."
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"Our customers were very clear with us," Jassy added. "They do not want a solution that will force them to buy more hardware. They want to use the same software they have been using for many years to run their infrastructure on premises."Read More
VMware also partnered with IBM earlier this year, a company with its own cloud ambitions. Since that partnership was announced, those two organizations jointly developed the VMware Cloud Foundation and "fueled a new ecosystem" of partners that support IBM and VMware solutions, including Intel, HyTrust, Veeam Software and Zerto.Read More