NextCloud & AFORE Deliver Trusted Cloud Security for California Healthcare Provider, The Effort

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NextCloud, a state of the art cloud computing service provider, and AFORE Solutions, a leading provider of cloud security technology, today announced a collaborative partnership with The Effort, a Federally Qualified Center based in Sacramento CA, for the delivery of trusted cloud hosting solutions.

NextCloud's Trusted Cloud solutions provide a new level of cloud security and information control for healthcare providers, enterprises and government applications where information security and compliance are critical concerns.  

"Our business vision is to offer IT and data management turn-key solutions for our smaller fellow community health centers. To do this, we require the utmost security, individual management and control over our IT infrastructure," said Morgan Delliquadri of The Effort. "The solution NextCloud provides is a true extension of our high performance datacenter with the ability to manage cloud-based servers as if they were located at our facility."

By leveraging AFORE's CloudLink™ security technology, organizations such as The Effort, can host proprietary applications with NextCloud and receive full protection of sensitive data to meet compliance criteria associated with industry and government regulations. CloudLink virtual appliances protect and monitor network traffic between the client and cloud center and provide secure NFS datastores for virtual machines while the enterprise has control of encryption keys and security policies.

The NextCloud service suite offers customers the benefits of high performance, high availability and security to ensure enterprise-class performance and business continuity while high performance network and storage infrastructure enables critical data and virtual machine images to be replicated locally and to alternate disaster recovery sites.  

NextCloud partners with Herakles Data Center, a SAS 70 type II compliant data center, with 24 x 7 client access, a full service Network Operations Center (NOC) and the finest in physical and electronic security. With direct access to a high performance fiber optic network infrastructure, Herakles and NextCloud provide the required high speed connectivity to deliver true enterprise cloud solutions

The AFORE and NextCloud solutions for VMware based clouds will be featured at booth #1159 at VMworld 2011, August  29 - September 1, 2011 at The Venetian and The Wynn in Las Vegas.

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