AFORE Solutions is an alliance partner with organizations and associations to provide our customers with technical expertise and vision that will help our customers improve their business today and in the future. AFORE participates in the following consortiums:
EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver information technology as a service (ITaaS). Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset — information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.
RSA, The Security Division of EMC, is the premier provider of security, risk and compliance management solutions for business acceleration. We help the world’s leading organizations (including 90 percent of the Fortune 500) succeed by solving their most complex and sensitive security challenges. These challenges include managing organizational risk, safeguarding mobile access and collaboration, providing compliance and securing virtual and cloud environments.
Combining business-critical controls in identity assurance, encryption and key management, SIEM, Data Loss Prevention and Fraud Protection with industry-leading eGRC capabilities and robust consulting services, RSA brings visibility and trust to millions of user identities, the transactions that they perform and the data that is generated.
VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. VMware enables enterprises to adopt a cloud model that addresses their unique business challenges. VMware’s approach accelerates the transition to cloud computing while preserving existing investments and improving security and control. With more than 400,000 customers and 55,000 partners, VMware solutions help organizations of all sizes lower costs, increase business agility and ensure freedom of choice.
Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) transforms how businesses and IT work and people collaborate in the cloud era. With market-leading cloud, collaboration, networking and virtualization technologies, Citrix powers mobile workstyles and cloud services, making complex enterprise IT simpler and more accessible for 260,000 organizations. Citrix products touch 75 percent of Internet users each day and it partners with more than 10,000 companies in 100 countries. Annual revenue in 2011 was $2.21 billion.
CA Technologies is an IT management software and solutions company with a deep expertise across all IT environments – from mainframe and distributed, to virtual and cloud. For more than 30 years, CA Technologies has provided businesses the ability and expertise to optimize their technologies by simplifying the complexities of diverse, continually changing IT environments. Solutions from CA Technologies enable customers to manage and secure IT environments and deliver more flexible IT services to the business faster. CA Technologies provides the industry-leading solutions and services that make the promise of flexible IT and agile business a reality. With CA Technologies, IT powers business agility.
OpenStack is a collection of open source software projects that enterprises/service providers can use to setup and run their cloud compute and storage infrastructure. Rackspace and NASA are the key initial contributors to the stack. Rackspace contributed their “Cloud Files” platform (code) to power the Object Storage part of the OpenStack, while NASA contributed their “Nebula” platform (code) to power the Compute part.
Learn more about the OpenStack Consortium
Open Virtualization Alliance comprised of leading virtualization, datacenter, and cloud solution providers.
The Open Virtualization Alliance’s goal is to help:
- Increase overall awareness and understanding of Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM).
- Foster the adoption of KVM as an open virtualization alternative to proprietary solutions.
- Accelerate the emergence of an ecosystem of third-party solutions around KVM.
- Encourage interoperability, promote best practices, and highlight examples of customer successes.
Learn more about Open Virtualization Alliance.
Metro Ethernet Forum. MEF’s mission is to accelerate the worldwide adoption of Carrier-class Ethernet networks and services.The MEF, as the defining body for Carrier Ethernet is a global industry alliance comprising more than 175 organizations including telecommunications service providers, cable MSOs, network equipment/software manufacturers, semiconductors vendors and testing organizations. The MEF’s mission is to accelerate the worldwide adoption of Carrier-class Ethernet networks and services. The MEF develops Carrier Ethernet technical specifications and implementation agreements to promote interoperability and deployment of Carrier Ethernet worldwide.