Afore Receives 'Best of VMworld 2013' Gold Award in the Security/Compliance for Virtualization Category
Sep 03, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Afore Solutions, Inc., a provider of cloud security and encryption management solutions, announced that CloudLink Secure VSA has been named the Gold Winner in the "Security /Compliance for Virtualization" category of the Best of VMworld 2013 awards.
According to a release, the Best of VMworld 2013 awards winners were selected by an independent team of judges consisting of experts and editors from SearchServerVirtualization.com based on performance, ease of use and manageability, functionality, value, and whether the solution was able to fill a market gap. SearchServerVirtualization.com received over 200 nominees for the contest, which is in its seventh year.
"We're delighted to once again be recognized as a 'Best of VMworld' Gold winner," said Alex Berlin, Afore's CEO. "Organizations are seeking a solution to securely encrypt and manage their data in the cloud to address both regulatory compliance and cyber threats. This award is further validation of the innovation and tremendous value that CloudLink Secure VSA brings to the market."
Afore's CloudLink Secure VSA solution enables regulatory compliance (HIPAA, PCI, SOX) by protecting mission-critical data in motion and at rest across public, private and hybrid clouds. CloudLink Secure VSA provides a secure software-defined storage layer between virtual machines and physical storage. CloudLink Secure VSA is a highly scalable software security solution that delivers per-tenant data encryption and enables complete control over security and key management by the enterprise IT administrator or data owner. In addition, CloudLink provides key management via certified integration with RSA Data Protection Management (DPM) or with Microsoft's Active Directory. CloudLink Secure VSA is designed to work in multi-tenant, private, hybrid and public clouds including VMware's vCloud, Microsoft Azure, CA's AppLogic and Amazon EC2 and VPC environments.
Afore noted that it unveiled its CypherX cybersecurity solution for virtual desktops (VDI) and cloud-hosted application platforms. CypherX is a solution to seamlessly secure each individual application and its data, providing the highest levels of granular and persistent data protection, regardless of where the data resides or where it is sent.
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