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If there is one place where rugged storage is essential, it is in military devices. The ability to handle extreme operating conditions and maintain data security are crucial for these applications. The need for unflinching reliability in military grade SSD rises to the highest level of ruggedness industrial grade products typically provide. There is no room for compromise, so a special approach has to be taken to creating solid state drives that meet the exacting requirements of military use. Here is what you need to know.

 

 

Military SSDs must be capable of fast erasing.

One of the benefits of SSDs is that they are much easier to erase than the spinning discs found in hard drives. Whereas hard drives can take multiple hours to be thoroughly erased, SSDs can typically be wiped clean in a fraction of that time. For military users, however, even the high-speed erase capabilities of standard SSDs are not sufficient. The military must be able to erase SSDs in seconds, and military grade SSDs make that possible. All of the data stored on each military grade SSD can be erased in a single act, so that the drive is wiped completely clean.

 

Military users can trigger SSD destruction in multiple ways.

Because of the likelihood of sensitive data being held on military SSDs, the ability to erase drives quickly is coupled with the ability to erase drives through multiple modalities. Most military SSDs allow data destruction to be triggered with a physical switch or a software command. For an added level of security, military grade SSD erasing cannot be stopped once it is started. Turning off the power will delay the erasure, but once power is restored, the process will continue. These features are essential for preventing sensitive information from being accessible to any unauthorized party who may gain control of a drive.

 

Environmental conditions are a major issue for military SSDs.

Military grade SSDs must log mission critical data under the most extreme operating conditions. Temperature extremes, extreme altitudes, excessive dust and moisture, sand, salt, and high levels of shock and vibrations are just some of the demands military grade SSDs must face. Industrial grade storage is highly adaptable and reliable, and the demands of military use typically require highest level industrial performance. As such, customized, rugged storage is usually necessary for military applications a well as other industrial applications to ensure optimum performance.

 

Delkin product engineers are able to custom design and test storage solutions to adhere to military grade operating demands. Technical specifications for all of our products are available on our website, or you can speak to our team about your unique needs.

 

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