Leveraging the NetApp ONTAP 9 Data Management Software and Vormetric Data Security Manager (DSM) from Thales provides a secure unified data management capability. Simplifying the transition from legacy storage systems to modern data centers, the solution provides simple, flexible, and robust data management, while also capitalizing on storage efficiencies that address operational needs, with dedicated key management and encryption to address increasing security concerns. ONTAP 9 enables the enterprise to perform critical tasks such as assigning, promoting, and retiring storage resources without interrupting applications and business operations. Storage controllers and disk shelves can even be replaced without disrupting operations. For security, NetApp offers encryption features that protect data at rest.