Advanced Service Edge

Advanced Service Edge (ASE) – Ethernet and SAN Encryption Appliance

AFORE´s ASE is a purpose built platform designed to support wire-speed multi-port encryption for Gigabit Ethernet and Fibre Channel. Its unique CryptoWIRE capability provides secure virtual tunnel for long distance data center virtualization over any WANs including IP, MPLS, Metro Ethernet.


Cloud computing, inter-data center connections, regulatory compliance requirements and growing security threats are the reality for all enterprises. AFORE’s ASE provides wire speed network security solutions for all data in motion regardless of application, protocol, or network infrastructure. ASE is designed with real enterprise requirements in mind, providing:

  • wire speed encryption (AES-256 encryption) of data in flight
  • low latency
  • up to 12 GigE or Fibre Channel ports per appliance
  • secure data protection
  • split horizon management
  • global encryption key management
  • FIPS 140-2 level 2