AFORE Joins EMC's Select Partner Program

CloudLink® Secure VSA provides cryptographic protection of mission-critical data to EMC customers

OTTAWA, May 6, 2013 /CNW/ - AFORE Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of cloud security and management solutions, today announced that its CloudLink® Secure Virtual Storage Appliance (VSA) solution is now available through EMC® Select, a partner program which enables customers to easily acquire pre-tested and certified products for a comprehensive information infrastructure. Customers that take advantage of this relationship by deploying integrated solutions from AFORE and EMC can purchase a complete solution for enhanced security and regulatory compliance.

CloudLink Secure VSA provides encryption of data at-rest and in-motion in virtualized IT and multi-tenant cloud environments. CloudLink is a highly scalable software security solution that delivers per- tenant data encryption and enables complete control over security and key management by enterprise IT administrator or data owner. In addition, CloudLink provides integrated key management with certified RSA® Data Protection Management (DPM) or Microsoft's Active Directory®.

"We are delighted to join the EMC Select  program and partner with EMC and RSA on delivering advanced  data protection and security solutions " said James LaPalme, VP of Sales and Marketing at AFORE Solutions. "The ability to securely encrypt and manage data in virtualized and multi-tenant cloud environments, especially considering compliance and regulatory issues, is a requisite function for businesses of all sizes. The tight integration of CloudLink Secure VSA with EMC's enterprise and cloud storage platforms and RSA's data protection technology delivers a trusted and compelling solution."

"Data confidentiality is the dominant security hurdle for adoption of cloud computing.  Enterprises demand a robust data encryption solution that gives them strong control over encryption keys," said Nirav Mehta, Director of Product Management at RSA.  "Our relationship with AFORE, and the integration with CloudLink Secure VSA enables us to provide the most complete solution to combat this problem."

AFORE's CloudLink security solution enables regulatory compliance (HIPPA, PCI, SOX), and delivers comprehensive protection of sensitive data with AES-256 encryption of data at-rest and AES-256 encrypted software-defined network overlays for data in-motion.  CloudLink Secure VSA has been certified Vblock Ready ™ by VCE® to run on Vblock™ Infrastructure Platforms and is designed to work in multi-tenant, private, hybrid and public clouds including VMware's vCloud™, Microsoft Azure™, CA's AppLogic® and Amazon® EC2 and VPC environments.

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 visit:

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.

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James LaPalme
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+1 (613) 224-5995

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