IronKey S250 and D250 flash drives feature faster performance, new
control panel, and multi-language authentication to meet highest
security, performance and management needs of business and government
OAKDALE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2012--
Corp. (NYSE: IMN), a global scalable storage and data security
company, today announced availability of its next-generation IronKey™
S250 and D250 hardware-encrypted flash drives. Widely known as The
World’s Most Secure Flash Drives™, the newest IronKey flash drives
feature faster performance, a redesigned control panel that supports
multiple languages, and new remote management capabilities in its
signature rugged, high-security design.
The IronKey S250 and D250 flash drives are available in Basic, Personal
and Enterprise editions for enterprise and personal use. The IronKey
flash drives deliver powerful protection against data loss and are
validated to meet the stringent Security Level 3 requirements of the FIPS
140-2 standard, which fully support corporate and government
The Personal and Enterprise editions feature built-in identity
protection that allows users to securely surf the web, and the IronKey
password vault to store and protect user passwords. The Enterprise
edition adds centralized remote administration through Imation’s cloud
security console, which supports full life cycle management for
deploying and managing dozens to thousands of secure flash drives.
“While organizations are realizing the advantages of a mobile workforce,
they are also coming to grips with vulnerabilities caused by lost or
stolen data,” said Lawrence Reusing, Imation’s general manager for
Mobile Security. “Imation has developed its new IronKey S250 and D250
offerings to provide choices for organizations around the world whose
employees need to transport and access data remotely, while enhancing
security, performance and reliability.”
The newest features and functionality added to IronKey S250 and D250
Faster performance, premium quality dual-channel flash memory
gives fast file read performance of up to 31MB/second and write speeds
of up to 18MB/second.
Redesigned control panel, makes a user-friendly interface even
easier to navigate for user authentication.
Multiple language support, guides the user through
authentication and is available in German, French, Spanish, Japanese,
Korean, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese, in addition to
English, empowering the user to access data without relying on the
Cross-Platform Compatibility, designed for use with Microsoft
Windows XP SP2+/Vista/7; Mac OS X 10.5+ (including Mountain Lion OS)
and Linux 2.6+.
Improved Remote Management Capabilities, IronKey Enterprise
S250 and D250 devices can be remotely recovered, reset, and forced
into a read-only mode, all from Imation’s cloud security service.
The IronKey S250 and D250 secure flash drives meet security standards
for high security environments, with features that include:
(Federal Information Processing Standards) 140-2, Level 3 validated
security devices,* meeting the most demanding
AES 256-bit hardware encryption, protecting data each time the
USB hard drive is in use with the hardware-based AES 256-bit
encryption implemented in Cipher Block Chain (CBC) mode.
Strong password protection to protect data at rest and ensure
data access for authorized users.
Unique tamper-evident aluminum enclosure that allows users to
immediately recognize attempts to physically compromise the device.
Capacity D250 capacities range from 2GB – 64GB, S250 capacities
range from 2GB – 32GB.
Pricing, specifications and availability
Imation’s IronKey S250 and D250 Enterprise and Personal flash drives are
available worldwide through Imation’s network of channel partners or
Imation Sales. US customers may purchase certain IronKey Basic and
Personal flash drives from the Imation Mobile Security Store at http://store.imation.com/security.
Manufacturer’s list pricing ranges from $US109 to $US599 for S250 and
$US89 to $US599 for D250 models; reseller prices may vary.
Additional specifications can be found on Imation’s website:
Enterprise edition: http://www.imation.com/en-US/Mobile-Security/Mobile-Security-Products/Secure-Data/Imation-Flash-Drives-Powered-by-IronKey/Imation-Enterprise-S250-Flash-Drive-Powered-by-IronKey/
Personal edition: http://www.imation.com/en-US/Mobile-Security/Mobile-Security-Products/Secure-Data/Imation-Flash-Drives-Powered-by-IronKey/Imation-Personal-S250-Flash-Drive-Powered-by-IronKey/
Basic edition: http://www.imation.com/en-US/Mobile-Security/Mobile-Security-Products/Secure-Data/Imation-Flash-Drives-Powered-by-IronKey/Imation-Basic-S250-Flash-Drive-Powered-by-IronKey/
Imation’s IronKey Mobile Security Solutions
Imation’s IronKey Secure
Data, Identity and Mobile Workspace product family helps
organizations protect against data loss and supports compliance
strategies, providing users secure and convenient access to their data
and applications wherever they are, while helping to deliver managed
security and ensuring compliance over a range of USB devices and
Imation’s secure mobile solutions are available through Imation’s
network of channel partners. For more information, visit http://www.imation.com/en-US/Mobile-Security/Mobile-Security-Products/.
*Cryptographic Processor certification numbers vary by product. For
specific certification numbers, see applicable product literature or
Imation is a global scalable storage and data security company. Our
portfolio includes tiered storage and security offerings for business,
and products designed to manage audio and video information in the home.
Imation reaches customers in more than 100 countries through a powerful
global distribution network and well recognized brands. For more
information please visit, www.imation.com.
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Source: Imation Corp.
Ken Kadet, 651-704-3388
MSL for Imation
Nina Gill, 781-684-6232