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Solution Description

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid integrates with Entrust nShield® hardware security modules (HSMs) and the nShield Container Option Pack to enable developers to build, launch, and scale container-based web applications. Integration supports access to high assurance cryptographic functionality of the nShield HSM to deliver secure Kubernetes clusters.

VMware vSphere® and vSAN™ encryption solutions integrate with Entrust KeyControl (formerly HyTrust) to deliver encryption keys using the Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP).

Through participation in the Technology Alliance Program - Mobile Smart Credential (MSC) Track, VMware Workspace ONE, powered by AirWatch unified endpoint management technology, and combined with Entrust Identity Mobile Smart Credential, provides secure physical and logical access control to mobile users while minimizing factors and friction. This Derived PIV credential compliant solution establishes secure remote access to U.S. federal government and other networks and applications via certificate-based authentication.

For more information on our integration, please consult the joint blog post or our press release.

For technical information, you can read the VMware technical documentation or our PIV-D Technical Integration Guide.

The VMware application can be found on iTunes for IoS.

Entrust Ready Technology Partner Program


  • Cloud/DevOps
  • PKI, Key & Certificate Management, IoT


Video: Entrust CloudControl Integration with VMware vSphere
Video: How to deploy Entrust nShield Container Option Pack image to VMware TANZU Kubernetes Grid
Video: YouTube playlist of Entrust CloudControl Integration with VMware TANZU
Video: Entrust KeyControl Integration with VMware vSphere and vSAN
Integration Guide: VMware

Entrust IdentityGuard Mobile Smart Credential and VMware Workspace ONE Integration Guide

VMware Product Name:
Workspace ONE UEM v9.2+
Entrust Datacard Product:
IdentityGuard Mobile Smart Credential v3.2

Integration Guide: VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid with nShield HSM
Integration Guide: VMware vSphere v8.0 with Entrust KeyControl v5.5.1
Integration Guide: VMware with Entrust CloudControl
Integration Guide: VMware Trust Authority with KeyControl
Integration Guide: VMware Tanzu and Entrust CloudControl
Solution Brief: VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid and nShield HSM
Solution Brief: KeyControl with VSAN, VM Encryption, VTA, VSphere
Compatibility Guide: VMware for KeyControl

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