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IronKey Hardware-Encrypted USB Devices Manageable With McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator Software 5.1

Updated IronKey eUSB for McAfee ePO at $10 per device
This is a Press Release edited by on 2015.05.08

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Imation Corp. announced ongoing support for the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) software version 5.1 from Intel Security with the release of its client and server software, IronKey eUSB for McAfee ePO.


Organizations of all sizes can look to ePolicy Orchestrator software to make risk and compliance management simpler and more successful by helping them keep up with the latest security measures. By securing the desktop with ePolicy Orchestrator software, IT administrators can manage and control what devices are used. IronKey is an USB solution to offer hardware-encrypted storage devices that can be managed with ePolicy Orchestrator software, which has features such as password reset, the ability to remotely wipe or disable devices that are lost or stolen, and more. The combination of IronKey's military-grade USB devices integrated with ePolicy Orchestrator software helps protect desktop and peripheral devices against data loss and USB-related attacks such as BadUSB.

"The latest version of ePolicy Orchestrator software adds many new capabilities to the existing platform," said Tom Fountain, SVP, strategy and corporate development, Intel Security. "The combination of ePolicy Orchestrator software and IronKey hardware-encrypted USB drives means our joint customers have what we believe is the best secure, managed data-transport solution available."

The latest version of ePolicy Orchestrator software extends security benefits by improving DR, browser support and more-making it one advanced security management platforms available.

"IronKey hardware-encrypted drives set the standard for truly secure end-points for enterprises and governments around the world," said Ken Jones, VP, engineering and product management, IronKey. "Our drives are immune to the recent BadUSB threat that jeopardizes IT infrastructures. Using ePolicy Orchestrator software to block other drives locks down the end-point from this sort of pernicious threat."

The upgrade for ePolicy Orchestrator software by Intel Security is available for customers using IronKey drives. The upgrade is also available for users of legacy encrypted USB devices, which IronKey has supported since 2012. This upgrade also adds client support for Windows 8/8.1. Once the management server is updated the software is transparently pushed to clients, making the transition seamless.

eUSB for McAfee ePO software works with F200, F150 and F100 flash drives and H200 and H100 HDDs as well as older MXI and Imation-branded drives and some hardware-encrypted McAfee-branded drives. Existing customers of IronKey Encrypted USB software for ePolicy Orchestrator can upgrade to a maintenance and support contract that includes the updated eUSB for McAfee ePO for $10 per device. Prices vary by volume.