Sturdy and secure USB flash memory storage solution is rapidly deployable with a SAAS-based configuration and management tool. IronKey has built its Enterprise D200 and S200 USB flash drives to withstand just about anything thrown at it. And I made it my goal to find out how much of a beating it could actually take.
The USB flash drives are rugged, waterproof to MIL-STD-810F specifications and meet Security Level 3 of FIPS 140-2. A tamper-resistant and tamper-evident design houses flash memory storage and a crypto chip, which provides AES 256-bit encryption in CBC mode.

For those who are price sensitive, the D200 series uses MLC flash memory, while the S200 series uses SLC flash memory to provide faster performance and longer data life. Both series share the same physical characteristics. The S200 is priced at $79 for a 1GB model, $199 for 8GBs and $299 for 16GB. The D200 is priced at $99 for a 4GB model, $129 for 8GB and $299 for 32GB. The management service costs $24 per user per year.

The IronKey drives are extraordinarily solidly constructed of flash memory embedded in military-grade epoxy wrapped in a single piece aluminum casing. To put it concisely, I beat the hell out of these things. I blame IronKey for encouraging me by sending me seven test units. I felt like I should just keep finding new ways to torture them.

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