Alex Berlin, President, Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Alex Berlin, CloudLink President & CEO since founding the company is a successful business leader with a proven track record in developing and monetizing innovative networking, virtualization and security products. Prior to CloudLink (formerly known as AFORE), Alex held a number of senior management and executive roles with high tech companies in both Canada in Europe including Marconi Communications, Nortel Networks and Telrad Networks. Alex was a co-founder of Ambercore Software Inc. (big data analytics), where he served as a Chairman from 2004 to 2007 and played a key role in initial product incubation and securing Angel and VC rounds of funding.


Misha Nossik, Chief Technology Officer and Vice President R&D

Misha Nossik is a successful serial entrepreneur and a recognized technology leader. He joined CloudLink (formerly known as AFORE) as a CTO with primary responsibility for the Cloud Computing and Virtualization products. Prior to AFORE Misha served as EVP and Chief Strategy Officer of SIMtone, a pioneering cloud computing company focused on desktop virtualization. His responsibilities included running the Canadian subsidiary of the company, development of consumer and enterprise cloud-hosted services and bringing a family of SIMtone embedded products to the market. He joined SIMtone through its acquisition of Thintropy (company he founded in 2004).

Prior to Simtone, Mr. Nossik spent two years with IDT Inc., following its acquisition of Solidum, a fabless semiconductor network processing pioneer he co-founded in 1997. During his tenure at IDT, Misha was the Chairman of the Network Processing Forum (NPF), the industry special interests group, promoting the standardization and use of Network Processors. At Solidum he served as CEO and later EVP, creating the vision for Network Processing architecture, playing key roles in product definition and in raising of over $24M of VC funding.

Misha’s experience also includes R&D and product management positions with Skystone (acquired by Cisco), Timestep (acquired by Newbridge/Alcatel), Gandalf Technologies, RAD Data Communications and the Academy of Sciences in Moscow. Misha holds a MSc in Applied Mathematics from M.I.I.T. University in Moscow.


Craig Bowditch, CPA, CA, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Business Operations

As CFO, Craig oversees all finance, accounting, human resources and administrative matters at CloudLink. Prior to joining CloudLink (formerly known as AFORE), Craig held senior finance and controller roles at Alcatel, ActivCard, and WorldHeart.

Craig is a Chartered Accountant, 2011 Forty Under Forty Winner and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from The University of Ottawa.


We are very pleased to announce that CloudLink has been acquired by EMC Corporation.  EMC is the leader in delivering solutions that enable the world to store, manage and leverage data.  The EMC Enterprise Hybrid Cloud enables customers to deploy IT as a Service quickly and easily.  CloudLink is an award-winning provider of software-based data security solutions for hybrid clouds.  As part of EMC, CloudLink will empower customers to embrace the hybrid cloud while addressing concerns around data security and sovereignty, and maintaining regulatory compliance.

Since CloudLink turned its focus to cloud security more than four years ago, we have been heartened to witness the exponential growth of private, public and hybrid cloud and honored to help our customers embrace this new paradigm.  Our induction into the EMC Select partner program two years ago was both a privilege and an excellent opportunity for us to develop solutions that truly address customer needs.  We are eager to contribute to the customer value EMC delivers through its industry-leading innovation, service and support.

Above all, we’d like to extend our thanks to our customers, partners and employees, as well as everyone who has helped us evolve and innovate.  We are very excited to join the EMC family and look forward to continuing our joint commitment to making hybrid cloud a success. If you have any immediate questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at


The CloudLink Team
PS Read the story behind the acquisition.