Oracle StorageTek Tape Drive Achieves FIPS 140-2 Validation
By Joshua Brickman-Oracle on Apr 07, 2014Oracle is pleased to announce that the Oracle StorageTek T10000C Tape Drive (Firmware version: 1.57.308 and Hardware Part Number: 7054185) has achieved a FIPS 140-2 validation with overall compliance at Level 1 of the standard. Conformance with the FIPS 140-2 standard provides assurance to government and industry purchasers that products are correctly implementing cryptographic functions as the FIPS 140-2 standard specifies.
FIPS 140-2 is a public sector procurement requirement in both the United States and Canada for any product claiming or providing encryption.
The FIPS 140-2 program is jointly administered by the US and Canada. In the US, the program is administered by NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) through the CMVP (Cryptographic Module Validation Program). In Canada, the program is administered by the Communications Security Establishment of the Government of Canada (CSEC).
The Oracle StorageTek T10000C Tape Drive (Firmware Version: 1.57.308 and Hardware Part Number: 7054185) delivers the world’s fastest write speeds to a native 5 TB of magnetic tape storage making it ideal for data center operations with growing volumes. The Tape Drive blends the highest capacity, performance, reliability, and data security to support demanding 24/7 data center operations. The StorageTek T10000C Tape Drive (Firmware Version: 1.57.308 and Hardware Part Number: 7054185) was awarded certificate #2086. The certificate and accompanying public Security Policy can be viewed on the CMVP website here: (http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/STM/cmvp/documents/140-1/140val-all.htm).
For more information on Oracle’s participation in the FIPS 140-2 validation program, please visit the main FIPS 140-2 information page here (http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/oracle-fips140-validations-100923.html). For a complete list of Oracle products with FIPS 140-2 validations and Common Criteria certifications, please see the Security Evaluations website here: (http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/security-evaluations-099357.html).