Virtacore Enhances Cloud Security Offering with AFORE Encryption

AFORE's CloudLink® Secure VSA provides data encryption for the Virtacore Cloud offering

OTTAWA, Oct. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - AFORE Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of cloud security and encryption management solutions, today announced that CloudLink® Secure VSA will become an integral component of the Virtacore cloud offering. Virtacore, a leading cloud services provider specializing in virtual infrastructure solutions, will leverage CloudLink Secure VSA for select customers to deliver per-tenant data encryption capabilities which enable companies to have complete control over their data security and key management operations.

"Recent national security events, customer concerns about the privacy of their cloud data and strict compliance regulations such as HIPAA, PCI and SOX are driving the need for cloud service providers to offer data encryption as a key component of their solution offering" said Alex Berlin, CEO AFORE "We are confident that CloudLink® Secure VSA will meet a growing customer need to take control of data security."

"Virtacore is a trusted supplier of cloud solutions to both domestic and international customers who demand solutions that are extremely reliable, secure, scalable, and easy to manage said George Naspo, Virtacore CEO and President. Additionally Virtacore Vice President, Strategy and Partnerships, Douglas Pollei commented, "As our customers embrace cloud computing they are demanding robust data encryption capabilities that mitigate against all forms of threat including both cyber-surveillance and cyber-crime. CloudLink® Secure VSA becomes a key element of our layered security strategy."

CloudLink® Secure VSA is a proven cloud security solution trusted by customers protecting mission-critical data in motion and at rest. It comprises a rich set of tools that make deployment and management simple across private and public clouds. Highly regarded within the cloud and virtualization market, CloudLink® has won many industry awards including most recently having been named the Gold Winner in the "Security/Compliance for Virtualization" category of the Best of VMworld 2013 awards.

About AFORE:
AFORE Solutions is a leader in security and encryption management solutions for the Cloud. AFORE's CloudLink® Secure VSA protects mission critical data in motion and at rest while CypherX provides application lockdown and protection against advanced threats (APT). CloudLink Secure VSA has been certified Vblock Ready ™ by VCE® to run on Vblock™ Infrastructure Platforms. AFORE Solutions is a member of the EMC® Select partner program. For more information visit: www.aforesolutions.com and follow us on Twitter @aforesolutions.

About Virtacore:
Virtacore is a leading cloud services provider specializing in virtual infrastructure solutions utilizing VMware. With over twelve years of experience in cloud and Internet services, Virtacore has a long history of providing public and private cloud Infrastructure as a Service solutions built on leading edge cloud technologies to meet the critical needs of clients. The Company also offers disaster recovery solutions and Google Apps for Business integration. Based in Sterling, Virginia, Virtacore is wholly owned by IKANO Communications and backed by Insight Venture Partners. For more information visit: www.virtacore.com and follow us on Twitter @virtacore.

Copyright © 2013 All Rights Reserved. CloudLink is a trademark of AFORE Solutions, Inc. All other trademarks, trade names, service marks and logos referenced herein belong to their respective companies.


SOURCE: AFORE Solutions Inc.

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Media and Analyst Contact:

Halley Spong
Connect2 Communications
(919) 435-9126
Halley@connect2comm.com


MIchael Pellet
703-246-1459
mpellet@virtacore.com
Web site: http://www.virtacore.com

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