AFORE Solutions Joins Forces with Tech Data to Provide CloudLink Secure VSA in TD Cloud [Professional Services Close - Up]
(Professional Services Close - Up Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) AFORE Solutions, Inc., a provider of cloud, security and management solutions, announced an agreement with Tech Data Corp., a wholesale distributor of technology products, to deliver secure virtual storage solution to address the growing demand of enterprises' data security and data protection regulatory compliance in virtualized and cloud environments.
According to a release, 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 government agencies.
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 security administration control, performance monitoring and integrated key management with certified RSA Data Protection Manager or Microsoft's Active Directory.
The TD Cloud Solutions Store, powered by Tech Data's StreamOne engine, is a 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 domains."
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 environments.
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