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DoDIIS Conference: Crystal Group Showcased Military-Grade NAS Capabilities, Rugged Server and Switch

Deployable system withstands dynamic environments of multi-domain battlefields and expands cybersecurity to tactical edge.

Crystal Group, Inc. announced the availability of its latest NAS solution to ensure hardware-level protection of data classified as top secret and below.

Force 2U

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The versatile and deployable system withstands the dynamic environments of multi-domain battlefields and expands cybersecurity to the tactical edge. The rugged and secure performance storage system will debut at DoDIIS.

This multipurpose storage solution provides FIPS 140-2 certified data encryption with near-zero latency, instant data destruction and integrated key management. Addressing these needs along with U.S. Department of Defense quality and security requirements with a turnkey, scalable NAS system reinforces Crystal Group’s record for delivering reliable data handling and security at the edge.

With a secure, rugged NAS solution that dependably operates in all conditions and is optimized to process and store data at near-zero latency, our customers gain a tactical advantage and confidence that mission-critical data is protected,” said Jim Shaw, EVP, engineering, Crystal Group.

Meeting MIL-SPEC environmental performance and NIST compliance, this system is for a myriad of defense applications in any domain. The low SWaP solution is comprised of the FORCE rugged storage server, RCS7450 network switch, small form factor rugged embedded computer and 19″ rugged display integrated in a rugged transit case for mobile and tactical environments.

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Key features include:

  • CSfC elements with IPsec and AES256 encryption

  • FIPS 140-2 certified data encryption and key management

  • Near-zero latency and end-to-end encryption capabilities, providing secure, real-time data processing critical to threat response

  • Chassis intrusion detection with options for instant data destruction and key recovery

  • Tamper evident security coatings

  • Data-in-transit and data-at-rest protection with network access control and support for multi-tenant networks

Force rugged servers are designed for tactical military deployments in volatile environments. This high-reliability system includes Xeon Cascade Lake scalable processors and can be configured with up to 12 different modules that offer high-speed communication, expanded storage capacity, audio and enhanced security to meet specific operating needs.

RCS7450 switch

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RCS7450 switch supports up to 48 copper or fiber ports, uses open standard protocols and offers stacking capabilities. The system can be configured with an IPsec module to enable end-to-end encryption tunnels from the edge to the core.

The company showcased it’s latest NAS solution on August 18-21, 2019 at the Department of Defense Intelligence Information System (DoDIIS) Worldwide Conference in Tampa, FL.