AFORE Completes Cisco Interoperability Verification Testing with Cisco Developer Network
OTTAWA, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – To take advantage of the benefits of the
expanding role of the network, AFORE Solutions today announced that its
CloudLink® Secure VSA Release 2.0.1 has successfully completed interoperability verification testing* with
the Cisco ISR G2/UCS-E Series as a Cisco Cloud Connector.
AFORE’s CloudLink Secure VSA resolves security concerns for enterprises
wanting to leverage the cloud for mission critical workloads and data
while meeting security regulatory compliance requirements such as PCI
DSS, HIPAA and SOX. The CloudLink solution encrypts data at-rest, and
in-motion, in multi-tenant virtualized and cloud environments via a
software-defined, secure, virtual storage approach. With CloudLink
Secure VSA as a Cisco Cloud Connector on Cisco IRS G2/UCS-E, the
solution empowers enterprises to have complete control of their
sensitive data in public clouds, including Amazon AWS(TM) and Microsoft
Azure(TM) or VMware vCloud(TM). Further, CloudLink allows enterprises to
maintain control of encryption keys and security policies and supports
the secure cloud federation by leveraging existing key management
capabilities on-premise. CloudLink also enables Cloud Service Providers
(CSPs) and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to securely deliver cloud
infrastructure service, cloud storage service, cloud backup and DR
services to the enterprise while utilizing Cisco ISR/UCS-E as a service
delivery point. The CloudLink solution is application agnostic,
supporting all storage systems and working over existing WAN
“We’re pleased to be recognized as a verified member of the Cisco
Developer Network” said James LaPalme, VP Sales & Marketing. “Securing and control of sensitive data is a key issue for enterprises
deploying into a public, private or hybrid cloud. Working together
with Cisco, AFORE’s CloudLink bring a dynamic Cloud Security solution
fully integrated with the Cisco industry’s leading service delivery
point. We look forward to broadening our relationship with Cisco in the
The Cisco Developer Network unites Cisco with third-party developers of
hardware and software to deliver tested interoperable solutions to
joint customers, harnessing the power and intelligence of the network.
As a Registered Developer, AFORE offers a complementary product
offering and has started to collaborate with Cisco to meet the needs of
joint customers. With offerings such as CloudLink Secure VSA, customers
can more quickly deploy a broad range of Cisco Compatible business
applications, devices, or services that can enhance the capabilities,
performance, and management of the Cisco network. For more information
on CloudLink Secure VSA 2.01.1 interoperability with Cisco ISR G2/UCS-E
Series go to: https://marketplace.cisco.com/catalog/products/3798
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
* Interoperability testing is designed to simulate typical customer
configurations, and does not replace the need for on-site testing in
conjunction with actual implementation.
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.