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AFORE’s CloudLink Now Commercially Available in the Cloud Commons Marketplace

June 13, 2012

CloudLink(TM) Encryption and Security Solution Protects Critical User Data
in CA AppLogic Clouds

OTTAWA, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – AFORE Solutions, Inc., a leading provider
of cloud security and management solutions, today announced that its
award winning CloudLink(TM) virtual appliance has been certified as a CA
AppLogic® Rich Appliance by CA Technologies and is commercially available in the Cloud Commons® Marketplace. AFORE will provide CA Technologies customers and partners
with CloudLink Secure Storage Encryption solutions and professional
services through the Marketplace.

“Using advanced cryptographic protection, CloudLink allows us to further
fortify data and application security in the CA AppLogic® cloud
platform,” said Adam Famularo, senior vice president, Cloud Solutions
and Service Providers, CA Technologies. “It is a valuable addition to
the Cloud Commons portfolio and will enable our customers and partners
to improve security, resiliency, and robustness in shared multi-tenant
cloud environments.”

“Encryption is the best method to completely secure data and a key
compliance requirement for regulatory policies such as PCI and HIPAA,”
stated James LaPalme, AFORE’s VP Sales and Marketing. “With CloudLink,
CA Technologies customers and partners can secure sensitive data in
motion and at rest, combining cloud infrastructure security and
manageability with performance monitoring on the CA AppLogic platform.”

The CloudLink appliance, configured to run on CA AppLogic clouds, is a
multi-tenancy solution that securely extends customer enterprise
networks, with end-to-end encryption of network traffic and cloud-based
storage to protect sensitive data. CloudLink virtual appliances protect
and monitor network traffic between the client and cloud data center
and provide secure data stores for CA AppLogic applications, allowing
the enterprise to maintain full control of their encryption keys and
security policies.

CloudLink Features:

Encrypted Storage 

        --  AES-256 volume encryption
        --  Enterprise key control to lock/unlock storage
        --  Enterprise initiated key roll-over
        --  Key management in Active Directory
        --  Full protection for data Reminance

Secure VPN 

        --  TCP/UDP IP-based SSL VPN
        --  AES-256 encryption and LZO compression
        --  Point-to-multipoint capable
        --  Enterprise to AppLogic application traffic protection

Web Administration 

        --  Role-based access control
        --  Management/SLA - Network (latency, packet loss, throughput),
            Storage statistics: I/O Rate, Security Events
        --  VPN security control and configuration
        --  Encrypted storage key control and configuration

AFORE will also provide professional services, focusing on development
and integration of security and virtualized networking requirements,
for CA AppLogic environments. These services include adaptation,
integration and migration from other cloud platforms, as well as
virtual appliance development and deployment for customers and partners
of CA Technologies.

About AFORE:

AFORE Solutions is a leader in Cloud Security and Management. AFORE’s
CloudLink(TM) software security appliance combines cloud infrastructure
security and manageability with cloud performance monitoring.
Enterprises and Cloud Service Providers use CloudLink(TM) to protect
mission critical data in motion and at rest while managing SLA’s for
security compliance and service performance. For addition information
visit www.aforesolutions.com

AppLogic and Cloud Commons are registered trademarks and/or trademarks
of CA Technologies.

SOURCE AFORE Solutions Inc.


Source: PR Newswire