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Desktop Virtualization Company Wanova Raises $10M From Greylock And Others

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Wanova, a turnkey desktop management cloud provider, has raised $10 million in series B funding from Greylock Partners, Carmel Ventures and Opus Capital. This brings the company’s total funding to $23 million.

Wanova provides Distributed Desktop Virtualization solutions that centralize control of the desktop infrastructure while optimizing the user experience and providing full support for offline use. Wanova’s flagship product Mirage, combines centralized PC image management with the ability to run images natively on a PC, allowing enterprise to reduce desktop Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and improve IT operations.

With Mirage, PC images including personalization settings run locally on a PC allowing users to take advantage of PC native performance, including the ability to run multimedia applications and work while disconnected from the network.

Wanova actually just scored a big win in the IP world, announcing its first U.S. patent for its centralization technology that provides layered, single image management of PCs in the network, local execution of the image on the PC, and optimized synchronization between local and centralized images.

The new funding will be used towards building global sales and support teams and product development.