AFORE's CloudLink Named 2012 Product of the Year Finalist by Storage Magazine and SearchStorage.com
OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Award winning CloudLink® Secure VSA is a Finalist and the only Security
Vendor in the Enterprise Storage Systems Software Category
AFORE Solutions, Inc., a leading provider
of cloud security and management solutions, today announced that
CloudLink® Secure Virtual Storage Appliance (VSA) was named among the
11 finalists in the enterprise storage systems software category in Storage magazine's and SearchStorage.com's 2012 Products of the Year
The category covers file systems, volume management,storage
virtualization software, security software,storage optimization
applicationsand data reduction. Hundreds of entries across six
categories were judged by a panel of users, analysts, consultants, andStorage magazine and SearchStorage.com editors. Products were rated based on
innovation, performance, ease of integration into the environment, ease
of use and manageability, functionality and value.
"The selection of CloudLink as a finalist is a tribute to its powerful
multi-tenant encryption and security management capabilities. Our
solution allows enterprises to independently and securely encrypt data
at rest and in motion with full control of the encryption keys," said
Jonathan Reeves, chairman and Chief Strategy Officer of AFORE
Solutions. "We're honored to have gained such recognition from the
storage industry's top product competition."
CloudLink Secure VSA features AES-256 storage volume encryption of data
at rest, an AES-256-encrypted VPN tunnel for data in motion, encrypted
storage via NFSv3, Server Message Block (SMB) 2 and iSCSI, and a
management tool suite accessible via browser or VMware vCenter.
Operating at the virtualization layer, CloudLink Secure VSA offers
flexible, multi-tenant storage encryption across any underlying storage
technologies (includingiSCSI,FC, FCoE, NAS and DAS) transparent to
any application and over varying cloud infrastructures, including
VMware environments, Amazon, OpenStack and CA AppLogic.
AFORE Solutions is a leader in Cloud Security and Management. AFORE's
CloudLink® software security appliance combines cloud infrastructure
security and manageability with cloud performance monitoring.
Enterprises and Cloud Service Providers use CloudLink® to protect
mission critical data in motion and at rest while managing SLA's for
security compliance and service performance. For more information,
SOURCE AFORE Solutions Inc.
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