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SSD performance bottleneck during file write operations in disk's encrypted by Dell Data Protection Encryption


We have observed performance degradation pertaining to Solid State Drive (SSD)s and encryption. There is quite a performance hit on both SATA and SSD drives when Dell Data Protection | Encryption is in use (AES-256). During file write operations in Encryption Disk Benchmarking - SSD Performances issues reported also for FVE drives. The slow device performance is affecting encrypted and non-encrypted data


Affected Products:

Dell Data Protection | Encryption




The issue has been resolved in v8.4.1.


For support, US-based customers may contact Dell Data Security ProSupport at 877.459.7304, Option 1, Ext. 4310039, or via the Chat Portal. To contact support outside the US, reference ProSupport’s International Contact Numbers. For additional insights and resources, visit the Dell Security Community Forum.


Article ID: SLN293683

Last Date Modified: 06/27/2018 10:56 AM


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