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AFORE Solutions and VCE Enter Strategic Technology Alliance Partnership to Deliver Secure Infrastructure

February 27, 2013

CloudLink Secure VSA Encryption Solution available on VCE Vblock Systems

OTTAWA, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – AFORE Solutions, Inc., a leading provider
of cloud, security and management solutions, today announced the
company has formed a strategic alliance partnership with VCE to deliver
enhanced encryption and address the growing demand for data security
management. The partnership utilizes Vblock(TM) Systems certified
CloudLink® Secure VSA to encrypt data at rest and in motion in
virtualized and multi-tenant environments.

Vblock Systems from VCE leverage best-in-class technology and integrates
computing, network, storage, virtualization, and management components
from industry leaders Cisco, EMC and VMware to deliver industry leading
converged infrastructure. CloudLink Secure VSA provides tenant-specific
data encryption and enables flexible security administration control,
performance monitoring and integrated key management with certified
RSA® Data Protection Management (DPM).

“Businesses are seeking trusted, cost-effective, multi-tenant and secure
architectures to meet their converged physical and cloud requirements,”
said James LaPalme, VP Sales & Marketing at AFORE Solutions. “CloudLink
Secure VSA provides high performance, flexible encryption and data
security for mission critical applications running on powerful Vblock
Systems.”

CloudLink’s encryption solution ensures regulatory compliance (HIPPA,
PCI, SOX), and full protection of sensitive data with AES-256 storage
volume encryption of data at rest and AES-256-encrypted VPN tunnels for
data in motion.  This solution offers flexible, multi-tenant encryption
across Vblock System storage technologies transparent to applications.

CloudLink Secure VSA, combined with Vblock Systems and RSA DPM
Encryption Key Manager provides a well-integrated, certified and
pre-tested solution to ensure that data security, confidentiality and
compliance regulations are met with ease. CloudLink Secure VSA on
Vblock Systems reduces complexity and alleviates concerns when
implementing data encryption in a virtualized converged infrastructure
so that enterprises and service providers can focus on their core
business, and makes managing a cloud infrastructure based on Vblock
Systems easier and simpler, with a lower cost of ownership.

About AFORE:
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
visit: www.aforesolutions.com.

CloudLink Secure VSA is a registered trademark of AFORE Solutions, Inc. 

VCE and Vblock are registered trademarks or trademarks of VCE Company
LLC or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. Any
other brands and products referenced herein are acknowledged to be
trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

SOURCE AFORE Solutions Inc.


Source: PR Newswire