AFORE's CloudLink® Secure VSA Attains VCE Vblock Ready Certification
OTTAWA, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
AFORE Solutions, Inc., a leading provider
of cloud security and management solutions today announced their
CloudLink® Secure Virtual Storage Appliance (VSA) has been certified
Vblock� Ready by VCE to run on Vblock� Systems.
CloudLink Secure VSA, the industry's leading storage and data encryption
solution, empowers enterprises to:
Provide AES-256 level encryption for sensitive data in both public and
private clouds without compromising performance.
Enable a secure, optimized and managed at rest and in motion solution
from an enterprise data center to the cloud computing infrastructure in
a multi-tenant cloud security environment.
Have a single enterprise control security solution that requires no
infrastructure changes (virtual machines, workloads or hardware
Protects enterprises from the risks and complexity of cloud computing.
Provide a high performance, flexibleencryption solution for high
performance Vblock Systems storage environments.
Ensure data security compliance (HIPPA, SOX, PCI) in virtualized and
"Many enterprises are utilizing pre-integrated Vblock Systems to
simplify and speed the process of building their data center and
private cloud infrastructures," said Misha Nossik, Chief Technology
Officer at AFORE Solutions. "CloudLink provides Vblock Systems
customers the assurance that their sensitive data from mission-critical
applications requiring the highest level of security, compliance and
control is fully protected."
The certification was conducted by Superna�, which has been authorized
by VCE to provide Vblock System certifications to VCE� Technology
Alliance Partner (TAP) program members. This certification enables
mutual channel partners and enterprise customers to enhance and
accelerate adoption of Vblock Systems by leveraging CloudLink's
encryption solution to ensure regulatory compliance (HIPPA, PCI, SOX),
and full protection of sensitive data. Vblock Systems from VCE combine
industry-leading technologies from Cisco, EMC, and VMware to deliver a
pre-configured, rapidly deployable, converged infrastructure for cloud
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.
CloudLink Secure VSA supports automated deployment of Secure SVSA using
vCloud� Director API. Operating at the virtualization layer, CloudLink
Secure VSA offers flexible, multi-tenant storage encryption across
Vblock Systems storage technologies (includingiSCSI,FC, FCoE, NAS and
DAS) transparent to any application and over varying cloud
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,
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SOURCE AFORE Solutions Inc.
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