Central Desktop Takes $7 Million

centraldesktop.jpgCentral Desktop has taken a first round of $7 million from OpenView Venture Partners.

Central Desktop offers a web-based SaaS collaboration platform that allows business teams of all sizes to work virtually and seamlessly online. Central Desktop is pitched as providing “the richest set-of-tools available for business users with ease-of-use at a price-point, leveling the playing field for small and mid-size companies wishing to do business with enterprise partners and customers.”

The company has over 125,000 users and business teams currently using its tools. Central Desktop said it would use the funding to accelerate R&D, marketing and sales efforts into the SMB market.

Competitors include 37signals, JotSpot, Microsoft, WebEx, Daikana and Huddle.