SOURCE: Ciphertex


July 19, 2011 06:00 ET

Ciphertex Debuts New RANGER-SSD at FOSE

Industry's First SSD RAID System Designed for Rugged and Mobile Environments That Need Secure Storage

CHATSWORTH, CA and WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - Jul 19, 2011) - Ciphertex Data Security, a global provider of powerful and affordable data security products and services, today introduced the RANGER-SSD, the industry's first SSD based RAID system that combines AES 256-bit hardware-based encrypted RAID storage with up to 3 terabytes of capacity using five 2.5" hot swappable SSD drives. The new Ranger SSD will be demonstrated at the FOSE Conference and Exhibition, Booth #736, in Washington, DC.

Designed for rugged and portable mobile computing environments, the Ranger-SSD features three interface options including dual FireWire 800, eSATA, and USB 3.0 with a replaceable user plug. The hallmark of the new Ranger SSD is its ruggedness -- the device can withstand severe shocks and vibrations without losing data.

"We believe the new Ranger-SSD has a significant number of applications for a variety of government environments including military and defense applications," said Jerry Kaner, president and CEO, Ciphertex. "Ciphertex developed the Ranger SSD as an extension of the CX-RANGER product line to help customers secure and protect large amounts of digital content. As data storage needs grow within all sectors of the government market, we believe the Ranger-SSD can be the secure high capacity storage device of choice even in the most challenging physical environments."

Pricing and Availability

Contact Ciphertex for pricing on the RANGER-SSD. Price depending on features and software configuration. It is available immediately by calling 1-877-977-8878 or 1-818-773-8989, or send email to

About Ciphertex Data Security

Ciphertex Data Security (, based in Chatsworth, California, offers powerful, affordable data security products and services to companies and businesses around the world. Our products feature the highest levels of hardware-based encryption solutions. Today´s larger digital media capacities, increased data mobility, and growing security concerns demand comprehensive, endpoint, hardware-based encryption. Ciphertex provides in-depth data security services featuring the highest level of assessment, intervention and protection. Ciphertex was named the best startup by InformationWeek Analytics at Interop 2011 in Las Vegas last May.

By protecting data from loss, theft or corruption, Ciphertex completes IT´s role in maximizing efficiencies and safeguarding data resources. With Ciphertex, you are assured of Maximum-Security Data Protection. Through key global partnerships, Ciphertex products and services are sold around the world through a growing number of online and traditional resellers, VARs, and distributors. For more information about Ciphertex Data Security and its products, please visit

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