CloudLink data encryption enables customers to embrace cloud with ease
OTTAWA, May 28, 2014 /CNW/ - May 28, 2014 - AFORE Solutions, Inc., a leader in cloud security and data encryption management, today
announced availability of CloudLink® SecureVSA for VMware® vCloud® Hybrid Service™. Security and flexibility are top
priorities for businesses moving to cloud deployments and CloudLink
SecureVSA allows them to bring their own encryption to vCloud Hybrid
Service in the form of a virtual storage encryption appliance, making
data inaccessible to other tenants, cloud administrators and outsiders.
VMware and AFORE are addressing key challenges enterprises face with
production cloud deployments, such as re-architecting applications,
learning new tools and managing the risk of hosting sensitive data in a
shared, multi-tenant environment. VMware vCloud Hybrid Service
simplifies the complexity of managing hybrid cloud environments by
enabling customers to seamlessly extend their private data centers to
the public cloud without needing to invest in new processes or tools to
support the deployment. Adding CloudLink SecureVSA addresses data
privacy and regulatory compliance concerns with an advanced security
policy that automates encryption management and enables VMware
customers to have exclusive control of the encryption keys.
Ajay Patel, vice president of VMware vCloud Hybrid Service explains,
"VMware designed the VMware vCloud® Hybrid Service™ to offer the
agility of public cloud while providing full compatibility with
customers' existing data center infrastructure, making the migration
easy and predictable. In a similar fashion, AFORE CloudLink addresses
data privacy concerns with a hybrid cloud encryption solution that is
transparent to applications and uses familiar VMware deployment and
Jonathan Reeves, AFORE Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer, underscores
the importance of providing customers with powerful encryption
solutions that enable them to confidently embrace cloud. "We believe
VMware vCloud® Hybrid Service™ addresses an important customer need for
enterprises looking to deploy mission critical workloads in the cloud.
CloudLink enables VMware customers to encrypt all data used by their
virtual machines and puts them in total control of their data
Key benefits of CloudLink SecureVSA for VMware vCloud Hybrid Service
Easily deployed agentless solution requiring no changes to workloads and
Familiar deployment leveraging VMware tools including VMware vSphere®,
vCloud Director® and vCloud Automation Center™.
Encrypt on a "per-VM" basis rather than the entire virtual data center.
Flexible key management including customer controlled keys.
Single encryption management plane across hybrid cloud.
AFORE CloudLink is available immediately with full solution details and
free trial offers from the VMware vCloud Hybrid Service Marketplace and www.aforesolutions.com/vchs.
AFORE is a leading provider of advanced data security and encryption
management solutions that protect sensitive customer information in
multi-tenant private, public and hybrid clouds. AFORE CloudLink® been
recognized for several prestigious industry awards including the Best
of VMworld Gold Award in the Security / Compliance for Virtualization
category in 2013. CloudLink SecureVSA has been certified Vblock Ready™
by VCE® to run on Vblock™ Infrastructure Platforms as well as EMC®
VSPEX™ lab validated. AFORE is an EMC® Select Business Partner as well
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