AFORE Solutions Partners with Tech Data to Offer CloudLink Secure VSA in TD Cloud(TM)
CloudLink® Secure VSA encryption software solution secures data for private,
hybrid, and public clouds
OTTAWA, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – AFORE Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of cloud, security and
management solutions, today announced an agreement with Tech Data
Corporation (NASDAQ: TECD), a leading wholesale distributor of
technology products, to deliver award winning secure virtual storage
solution to address the growing demand of enterprises’ data security
and data protection regulatory compliance in virtualized and cloud
environments. As a result of the partnership, CloudLink® Secure VSA
will be available to Tech Data’s channel of more than 60,000 resellers
with special interest to solution providers offering security, storage
and virtualization solutions to compliance sensitive enterprises and
CloudLink Secure VSA provides encryption of data at-rest and in-motion
in virtualized and multi-tenant environments. CloudLink provides
tenant-specific data encryption and enables flexible security
administration control, performance monitoring and integrated key
management with certified RSA® Data Protection Manager or Microsoft’s
The TD Cloud(TM) Solutions Store, powered by Tech Data’s StreamOne engine, is a revolutionary marketing,
selling, provisioning and billing platform that changes the way
business solutions are bought and sold by allowing cloud providers,
software vendors and independent software vendors (ISVs) a route to the
VAR channel with access to thousands of Tech Data reseller partners.
“As more enterprises and government agencies move their workloads into
virtualized and multi-tenant Cloud environments, security becomes a
leading concern. PCI, SOX and HIPPA compliance must be maintained and
protection of data in these environments requires a new focused
approach. CloudLink Secure VSA was built to meet these requirement for
both physical and cloud environments,” said James LaPalme, VP Sales and
Marketing at AFORE Solutions.
“The CloudLink Secure VSA software solution provides high performance,
flexible encryption and data security for security compliance
requirements and mission critical applications,” said Stacy Nethercoat,
Vice President of Product Marketing, Cloud and Software Services at
Tech Data. ”Our solution providers will be able to offer CloudLink
Secure VSA to their customers for an increased level of security and
flexibility to manage sensitive data in virtualized and physical
CloudLink’s encryption solution ensures regulatory compliance 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.
CloudLink Secure VSA has been validated and certified to work in
VMware, CA’s AppLogic and Amazon® EC2 and VPC Public Cloud
About Tech Data
Tech Data Corporation is one of the world’s largest wholesale
distributors of technology products, services and solutions. Its
advanced logistics capabilities and value added services enable 120,000
resellers in more than 100 countries to efficiently and cost
effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users. Tech
Data generated $25.4 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended
January 31, 2013, and is ranked 109th on the Fortune 500(®). To learn more, visit www.techdata.com.
About AFORE Solutions Inc.
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
CloudLink Secure VSA is a registered trademark of AFORE Solutions,
Inc. Any other brands and products referenced herein are acknowledged
to be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.
SOURCE AFORE Solutions Inc.