Engineer? Design and build embedded systems for industrial applications?

We exist to help YOU keep your data much safer and more secure.

We do that by supplying Datakey portable data carriers with exclusive connectors specifically designed for industrial use.

And we’ve been doing it for 30 years, working with businesses and organisations, and supporting them through product selection, integration, development and post implementation support for the whole range of Datakey products.

If you’re after a data solution that will help you with:

  • Data logging
  • Updating firmware
  • User identification
  • Parameter/calibration uploads
  • Securing communications
  • Restricting use
  • Feature enabling

…you’re in the right place. To schedule a call with a member of the team, just fill in the form below, or pick up the phone and give us a call on +44 (0)1794 301439.

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As the supplier of world-leading Datakey memory products, expert application knowledge and an exceptional track record, Nexus is the proven partner for rugged and secure portable memory for electronic device manufacturers in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Scandinavia.

We supply Datakey products to businesses in a variety of industries including the military, transport, renewable energy, leisure, medical and communications. Say goodbye to flimsy and insecure USB sticks or SD cards.

Datakey products have been tested in the harshest possible environments, exposed to extreme temperatures, medical sterilisation and a whole lot more.

They’re secure, with unique connectors removing the threats posed to you by standard memory ports.

They also last a long time, both in terms of durability, and lack of obsolescence. They can do battle with a tank and live to tell the tale, and the serial memory products have been in use for over three decades.

Choose an industry sector to read applications and case studies:

  • Military/Government

    Datakey COTS, electronic keys and tokens are the de facto standard for cryptographic ignition keys (CIKs) in data-at-rest and data-in-transit encryption devices. The rugged designs ensure reliable operation in the harshest tactical environments. The long-term availability of the products means your product life cycles can be measured in decades.

  • Medical

    Datakey memory keys and tokens are used to authenticate and limit the use of a disposable medical device, or to positively pair two wireless medical devices. The long-term availability of the products makes them the ideal choice for medical OEMs with long product life cycles.

  • Industrial Automation

    Why rely on consumer USB flash drives and SD cards that aren’t designed for harsh industrial environments? Datakey memory tokens are specifically designed for industrial use, being both rugged and secure. We can also offer IP67-rated panel-mount receptacles for outdoor or wash-down applications.

  • Transportation

    Datakey products are the ideal fit for transportation systems. The keys and tokens are rated for operation from -40 °C to +85 °C and have a 35-year history of reliable operation in challenging environments.

  • Agriculture & Construction

    Datakey memory devices can withstand the vibration, heat, humidity and dust found in agriculture and construction environments. The devices can be dropped in mud, covered in oil, coated with dust, cleaned with diesel fluid, submerged in water and still do their job.

  • Renewable Energy

    Datakey products make the perfect partner for renewable energy applications where exposure to the elements is vitally important. Reliability is also critical due to the remote location of many renewably energy sites. Typical uses include calibration, parameter settings and data logging.


Datakey memory solutions differ from off-the-shelf memory in three important ways: