DataLocker Acquires IronKey - O'Keeffe and O'Malley

DataLocker Acquires IronKey

Feb 08, 2016

Overland Park, KS-based DataLocker, Inc., a leading provider of encryption solutions, has acquired the technology and assets of IronKey from Imation Corp. DataLocker made the acquisition in cooperation with Kingston Digital, Inc., which is the flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company.

In the transaction, DataLocker acquired the IronKey Enterprise Management System (EMS) assets, and Kingston acquired the USB technology and assets. Both companies will work closely to achieve a seamless transition of business operations.

The addition of the IronKey services will add to DataLocker's suite of enterprise encryption solutions, which includes the SafeConsole® management service that DataLocker acquired from BlockMaster in 2015. DataLocker will offer both of these powerful enterprise management services for centrally managed encrypted storage devices offered by IronKey, Kingston, DataLocker, and other secure storage providers.

"Incorporating IronKey's technology into our award winning line of DataLocker products will enhance our position as a leading provider of enterprise encryption management solutions," said Jay Kim, founder and CEO, DataLocker. "We are excited to expand the scope of our relationship with Kingston and look to enhance IronKey's role as the gold standard in encrypted storage."

DataLocker offers encryption products such as external storage, cloud encryption gateways, and management services for governments, military, and enterprises around the world. DataLocker owns leading encryption solutions under the DataLocker, Sentry, SafeConsole and IronKey brands.

Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.