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AFORE Acquires Cloud Application Security Company Comsecware

Comsecware has developed technology that will allow full application-level security in cloud environments

OTTAWA, Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - AFORE Solutions, Inc., provider of the CloudLink(TM) cloud security and management software portfolio, today announces the acquisition of privately held Comsecware, a developer of disruptive technology in application level security.

Comsecware, based in Ottawa, Ontario Canada, has developed technology that will allow full application level security in cloud environments by protecting applications from outsider and administrator attacks. The Comsecware technology will be added as an additional level of security to the network and storage security products of AFORE's CloudLink(TM) portfolio.

"The acquisition of Comsecware accelerates AFORE goals of becoming the leader in Trusted Multi-Tenancy solutions," stated Alex Berlin, CEO of AFORE Solutions. "The incorporation of Comsecware technology will extend our cloud security portfolio of products which offer network, storage and now application level security for enterprises deploying sensitive workloads into public or private cloud environments."

CloudLink provides cloud service providers and enterprise cloud users with a powerful Trusted Multi-Tenancy Solution (TMT) addressing the barriers of security, manageability and performance and truly unlocking the economic benefits of cloud computing. AFORE's CloudLink virtual appliance and management software suite is designed to enable a significant increase in the adoption of private, public and hybrid clouds.

"We are very excited to join forces with AFORE, which shares a common vision for cloud security," said Luis Huapaya, Chief Software Architect and founder of Comsecware. "The combination of CypherX(TM) and CloudLink technologies further position AFORE to deliver advanced, tightly integrated application security in the cloud."

Mr. Huapaya has joined AFORE as Chief Security Architect.

AFORE CloudLink security solutions will be featured at booth #1159 at VMworld 2011, August 29 - September 1, 2011 at The Venetian and The Wynn in Las Vegas.

About AFORE: AFORE is a leading provider of cloud security and networking software solutions. Our unique blend of CloudLink(TM) security products, ASE encryption appliance and InterPort(TM) networking software enable enterprises, service providers and networking vendors to accelerate innovation and deployment of advanced cloud services and networking applications. For more information on AFORE's award winning products and technology visit: www.aforesolutions.com

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