IronKey EMS Cloud Service End of Life (EOL) Announcement

The IronKey EMS Cloud management system hosted by our partner, DataLocker Inc, has begun with the End of Life (EOL) process set for January 1, 2023. As part of this process, the following IronKey EMS devices will no longer be supported by IronKey EMS Cloud service over the following three phases:

Phase 1

Beginning January 1, 2021 all legacy device models (listed below) will be blocked from activation.

Phase 2

Beginning February 2, 2022 all legacy device traffic and management features (such as password reset, device recommission, device detonation) will be fully deprecated.

Phase 3

On January 1, 2023, all IronKey EMS Cloud services will be permanently shut down. Remaining active licenses are transferable to the DataLocker SafeConsole Management system.

IronKey Legacy Device Models Impacted (Phase 1 and 2)

  • S100
  • S200
  • D200
  • S250
  • D250
  • W500
  • W700
  • W700-SC

To view Kingston’s current line of IronKey Encrypted USB devices you can visit the link below:

https://www.kingston.com/us/usb-flash-drives?use=data%20security

Kingston’s product line of IronKey Managed drives (e.g., IronKey D300SM and S1000E), are SafeConsole ready out of box. Kingston can also provide updaters for older models such as the S1000E drives configured with older firmware, and prior series D300M drives to add SafeConsole Management.

Disclaimer: This information is based upon disclosed plans from DataLocker as of April 2020. For the latest updates, please visit the DataLocker web site

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