Azure Key Vault is a FIPS 140-2 Level 2 key management service provided by Microsoft in the Azure Cloud. For more information, refer to the Microsoft Azure Key Vault Overview.
Azure Key Vault Managed HSM is a FIPS 140-2 Level 3 fully managed cloud HSM provided by Microsoft in the Azure Cloud. For more information, refer to the Microsoft Azure Managed HSM Overview. Managed HSM is used from EJBCA in the same way as using Key Vault (available as of EJBCA version 7.6).
An Azure Key Vault or Managed HSM can be used both by machines running in Azure, and remotely. EJBCA supports using the Azure Key Vault and Managed HSM as Crypto Tokens. For step-by-step instructions on how to integrate EJBCA Enterprise, or Enterprise Cloud with Microsoft Azure Key Vault and Managed HSM, see the Azure Key Vault Integration Guide, and for more information on the EJBCA Cloud product, see EJBCA Cloud on the PrimeKey website.