Press Releases 2023
Cybersecurity Leader Kai Imgenberg joins Swissbit
Imgenberg comes from Aware, Inc. to become Sales Director for Embedded IoT Solutions for Swissbit NA
Swissbit is pleased to announce the appointment of Kai Imgenberg as Sales Director for Embedded IoT Solutions. In this strategic role, Kai will lead a team of IoT sales professionals, driving Swissbit's vision to become a premier FIDO2 solution provider in North America. He will also play a pivotal role in expanding Swissbit's end-to-end embedded IoT security business across the B2B market, covering everything from chip to cloud.
Swissbit Introduces the N3202
High-Performance PCIe SSD Engineered for Reliability and Endurance
Swissbit is broadening its portfolio of high-performance PCIe SSDs with the N3202, which bridges the gap between pure industrial solutions and enterprise or data center SSDs. With its robust design, integrated Swissbit powersafe PLP technology, and advanced security features, the N3202 is engineered to deliver unmatched reliability and endurance for industrial, NetCom, as well as enterprise storage applications.
Research consortium sets standards in the field of open source hardware
HEP research project has presented an open, flexible design for a security chip
The project "Hardening the value chain through open source, trusted EDA tools and processors (HEP)", funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), uses open source, free components and tools to manufacture a chip at the IHP – Innovations for High Performance Microelectronics. Among other companies and research institutions, Swissbit Germany AG is an associated partner of the project.
New Portfolio of Real Industrial-Grade SATA SSDs
The series X-73, X-75 and X-78 are powered by cutting-edge industrial 112-layer 3D NAND technology, bringing unprecedented reliability and extended lifespan to the world’s most crucial networks. The new portfolio not only offers reduced Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) thanks to its extended product life cycle, but also comes with powersafe SSDs – Swissbit’s industry-leading power loss protection feature. With an industry-leading 100k P/E cycles, the high endurance versions in pSLC mode are aimed at addressing the increasing market demand for durable and reliable data storage solutions.
Low Power & High Performance: Swissbit Launches Enterprise SSD
PCIe Gen4 SSD in E1.S and U.2 form factors offers industry-leading IOPS-per-watt ratio
The N5200 Enterprise SSD combines reliability, durability, and scalability, making it the ideal choice for mission-critical applications. The SSD is a particularly efficient storage solution that consumes up to 30 percent less power than other PCIe Gen4 SSDs while delivering up to twice the performance. The N5200 range is Swissbit's first SSD solution available in Enterprise and Data Center Standard Form Factor (EDSFF) E1.S in addition to U.2. It is available in storage capacities from 1.92 to 7.68 TB.
Swissbit at it-sa 2023
This year, Swissbit is once again represented at Europe's largest IT security trade fair, it-sa. In Nuremberg, the company will present a selection of security solutions from the iShield portfolio, in which Swissbit has bundled its plug-and-play security products.
At the booth of the Germering-based ICT distributor ALLNET in Hall 6, Booth 344, Swissbit will show, among other things, the new, self-encrypting microSD card iShield Archive for the protection of sensitive data. In addition, visitors can expect a demo of the hardware security key iShield Key Pro and how it can be used in the field of access control in addition to its function as a FIDO stick.
IPCEI Microelectronics: Swissbit receives funding intent for “True-MEM” project
At the “Microelectronics: Key to Transformation,” event held on September 18, 2023 at the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Swissbit Germany AG received a symbolic funding intent for several million euros. As an associated partner of the IPCEI Microelectronics and Communication Technologies (IPCEI ME/CT), Swissbit will receive funding for the “True-MEM” project, the overarching aim of which is to expand trusted supply and value chains for critical microelectronics components.
Swissbit introduces iShield Archive
microSD card with encryption function offers reliable access protection for video and image data
The card is intended particularly for manufacturers and users for whom sensitive data confidentiality and data protection in line with GDPR legislation are top priorities. It can be used host-independently with all common camera types. The plug-and-play system offers insurance firms, governments, or security organizations an effective solution to guarantee that recordings are never viewed, copied, or erased by unauthorized people under any circumstances.
SoftGiken becomes distribution partner of Swissbit
ICT distributor expands its IT security portfolio with solutions from Swissbit's iShield product family
The Japanese-based software house and IT product distributor, SoftGiken and Swissbit have entered a sales partnership for the Japan region. SoftGiken is thus expanding its IT security portfolio and will now offer selected security solutions from the iShield product brand, under which Swissbit has grouped its plug-and-play security products, which are iShield Key Pro and iShield HSM.
Swissbit Launches D1200 Datacenter SSD
PCIe Gen4 SSD with up to 1.6 million IOPS outperforms mainstream solutions and offers industry's highest system performance
The new D1200 SSD is optimized for workloads demanded by applications including databases, cloud computing, media streaming or artificial intelligence (AI). It combines outstanding performance values, reliability and an extended NVMe feature set, including security functions for demanding cloud applications. Compared to existing mainstream data center SSDs, which are prone to significant performance degradation, D1200 delivers the highest sustained system performance over its lifetime.
Swissbit and lern.link secure Moodle with FIDO2 authentication
Swissbit and lern.link GmbH, one of the DACH region's top integration consultants for the Moodle learning management system, are enhancing security for online learning platforms. The integration of the FIDO2 standard, which allows users to securely log in to the Moodle platform using multi-factor authentication (MFA), is an important initial step in the partnership. The already established Moodle plug-in for "multi-factor authentication" has been extended to integrate FIDO2/WebAuthn on the initiative of both companies and with the help of Swissbit.
Swissbit at Flash Memory Summit 2023
Premiere at the FMS: New Data Center SSD D1200
Swissbit will be returning to the Flash Memory Summit (FMS) in Santa Clara, California from August 08 to 10, 2023. Swissbit will be introducing its latest Data Center SSD for cloud applications to the North American market. As a US-show exclusive, FMS-visitors will also be treated to a special sneak preview of unique solutions for the Enterprise market. Visitors to booth #515 will experience the company’s newest innovations up-close, including its latest breakthroughs in the realm of Data Center storage.
Mender adds Swissbit as a key security partner
iShield HSM makes OTA software updates even more secure, receiving the "Works with Mender" label
Swissbit is now an official partner of Northern.tech, the company behind Mender, the open-source over-the-air (OTA) update software platform for IoT devices. With its iShield HSM hardware security module, Swissbit offers a security component that ensures the authenticity and integrity of OTA firmware and software updates in terms of a zero-trust network architecture. To certify the suitability and compatibility of iShield HSM as a hardware security anchor for Mender OTA updates, it has received the "Works with Mender" label.
Cost-efficient, small-capacity memory for IIoT and smart city applications
Swissbit introduces e.MMCs and SD memory cards with capacities starting from 4 GB
For the most efficient operation of green IoT applications like charging stations, smart meters, and PV inverters, Swissbit now offers targeted small-capacity storage media. With capacities ranging from 4 to 8 GB, these are ideally suited as boot media or for data logging of small amounts of data, without sacrificing performance or durability.
Swissbit Germany AG is part of the largest EU semiconductor initiative
Swissbit is a partner of the IPCEI Microelectronics and Communication Technologies
On June 8, 2023, the European Commission approved the IPCEI Microelectronics and Communication Technologies (IPCEI ME/CT) under state aid law. This paves the way for the promotion of a total of 31 projects aimed at strengthening the microelectronics industry in Germany. As an associated partner and a company based in Berlin, Swissbit Germany AG is among the supported projects.
Swissbit introduces management tool for storage devices
Swissbit Device Manager offers comprehensive monitoring and is enabled for firmware updates
The most recent version of the Swissbit Device Manager (SBDM) allows customers to initiate firmware updates in addition to giving comprehensive insight into the lifecycle status of Swissbit storage solutions. As a result, the software supports Swissbit customers who are currently in the design-in stages, giving them complete flexibility for extensive testing and customization.
Swissbit at CloudFest USA
Swissbit to Showcase Data Center Application Optimized SSDs
Swissbit will participate in the inaugural US-hosted CloudFest USA 2023 in Austin, Texas from May 31 to June 3, 2023. On-site, Swissbit will showcase its solutions for data center applications at booth #8 at the leading infrastructure event for the hosting and cloud industries. The highlight of the show will be the N4200 SSD series developed for data center application profiles. Swissbit will demo its latest technology live at its booth to illustrate how improved efficiency is achieved by using SSDs optimized to a specific customer application profile.
Swissbit at ISC High Performance 2023
SSD firmware optimization for application profiles increases data center efficiency
Swissbit will showcase its data center application solutions at the ISC High Performance conference in Hamburg, Germany from May 21-25, 2023. The highlight on booth #K1007 will be the N4200 SSD series, which has been developed specifically for data center application profiles. Visitors to the Swissbit booth will be able to experience first-hand the efficiency gains that result from application-optimized SSDs during a joint demonstration with Infomaniak, a Swiss cloud service provider.
Joint Press Release: SurePassID and Swissbit
Swissbit and SurePassID Announce Phishing-Resistant, Passwordless User Authentication Solution for Government Agencies and Large Enterprises
Swissbit's new iShield Key Pro hardware authentication device, combined with SurePassID Authentication Server's unmatched scalability and availability, enables the rapid deployment of phishing-resistant, passwordless multi-factor authentication (MFA) across public cloud, private cloud, and air-gapped networks.
Swissbit Introduces iShield Key Pro
In addition to the FIDO2 standard, the new hardware token now supports security features like HOTP and PIV
Thanks to the addition of further security standards and features, the new iShield Key Pro provides even more flexibility for secure password-free, phishing-resistant authentication and protection of online accounts. Alongside FIDO2, the stick also supports HOTP to enable automatic fallback to a compliant authentication method with a seamless user experience. In addition, PIV technology ensures secure personal credential storage.
Swissbit at Japan IT Week Spring
In addition to 16TB data center SSDs, Swissbit showcases retrofittable IoT security & new hardware security key
Swissbit is attending the Japan IT Week Spring (Booth: E47-25), to be held at Tokyo Big Sight from April 5 to 7, 2023. In addition to the N-4200 Data Center SSD series and flash storage products such as the iShield Archive, a microSD card with encryption and data protection functions, Swissbit will also introduce the new hardware security key iShield Key Pro, and iShield HSM, a hardware security module compliant with AWS IoT Greengrass.
Swissbit at CloudFest 2023
Swissbit Showcases Optimization of SSDs for Data Center Application Profiles
Swissbit will make its first appearance at the world’s leading event for the hosting and cloud industry and will showcase its solutions for data center applications at booth H17. The star of the show will be the N4200 SSD series developed for data center application profiles. Swissbit will hold a demo to illustrate how using SSDs optimized to a specific customer application environment improves efficiency at CloudFest in Europa-Park in Rust, Germany. This came together with the support of the Swiss cloud service provider Infomaniak, which already relies on Swissbit’s SSDs.
Swissbit at embedded world 2023
SATA SSDs with 100,000 P/E cycles, 16 TB data center SSD, retrofittable IoT security and a new FIDO2 security key
In hall 1, booth 1-534, Swissbit will exhibit the latest generation of its SATA SSD X-7x portfolio with 100+ layers of industrial TLC NAND and additional security features. As its latest security solution, Swissbit will showcase the new FIDO-stick iShield FIDO2 Pro and demonstrate how IoT devices can be secured easily and efficiently, even as a retrofit option, using the hardware security module iShield HSM.
Swissbit at EuroShop 2023
New TSE solution is taking shape: Legally compliant TSE offers flexibility of a subscription-based online signature service
Swissbit is looking forward to exhibiting at the retail industry’s principal trade fair, to present the latest advancements in international fiscalization and TSE solutions for the German market. Swissbit will be co-exhibiting on the Partner Tech Europe GmbH booth in Hall 6/E42, where its new cloud TSE strategy will be a key show highlight. A significant step forward in the development of the new TSE solution for the market is already well underway: the certification process at the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) was set in motion the end of last year.