NetApp Storage Encryption

NetApp Storage Encryption (NSE) provides full-disk encryption without compromising storage efficiency or performance

NetApp® Storage Encryption (NSE) is NetApp’s implementation of full-disk encryption (FDE) using self-encrypting drives from leading vendors.

NSE is a nondisruptive encryption implementation that provides comprehensive, cost-effective, hardware-based security that is simple to use. This single-source solution can increase overall compliance with industry and government regulations without compromising storage efficiency.


  • Supports the entire suite of storage efficiency technologies from NetApp, including deduplication, compression, and array-based AV scanning
  • Supports the Gemalto SafeNet KeySecure encryption-key appliance, strengthening and simplifying long-term key management.
  • Helps you comply with FISMA, HIPAA, PCI, Basel II, SB 1386, and E.U. Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC regulations using FIPS 140-2 validated hardware
  • Complies with the OASIS KMIP standard, offering compatibility with other key managers and encryption devices