Crystal Group, Inc., announced the availability of its latest Network Attached Storage (NAS) solution to ensure hardware-level protection of data classified as top secret and below. The versatile and easily-deployable system withstands the dynamic environments of multi-domain battlefields and expands cybersecurity to the tactical edge. The rugged and secure high-performance storage system will debut at DoDIIS in Crystal Group’s booth #749.
This multipurpose storage solution provides FIPS 140-2 certified data encryption with near-zero latency, instant data destruction and integrated key management. Addressing these critical needs along with strict U.S. Department of Defence quality and security requirements with a turnkey, scalable NAS system reinforces Crystal Group’s proven track 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, executive vice president of Engineering at Crystal Group.
Meeting MIL-SPEC environmental performance and NIST compliance, this system is ideal for a myriad of defence applications in any domain. The low SWaP solution is comprised of the Crystal Group’s 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.
Crystal Group FORCE™ rugged servers are designed for tactical military deployments in volatile environments. This high-reliability system includes Intel® 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 your specific operating needs.