Wanova, the Israeli corporate cloud services provider, has announced the completion of its round B financing totaling $10 million. The round was led entirely by previous backers: the Israeli offices of Greylock Partners and Carmel Ventures, as well as US fund Opus Capital. To date, Wanova has raised a total of $23 million since its inception in 2008.
Wanova is considered a ‘turnkey’ cloud solution, providing Distributed Desktop Virtualization solutions. In a nutshell, its flagship product “Mirage” enables companies to manage, support and protect their computers on the cloud, while providing full offline support and significantly cutting corporate IT costs. Their offering is dubbed “desktop as a service”, and the company has recently been granted a patent for their efficient terminal management technology.
According to VentureBeat, Wanova’s sales have tripled this year, and the company is planning to use the proceeds of this round to continue building its sales force and developing global sales support.
Wanova was founded by Dr Issy Ben-Shaul (CTO) and Ilan Kessler. is based in San Jose, CA and has offices in Netanya, Israel. Together with Israeli startup Gizmox (renamed Visual Web GUi), Wanova is considered a ‘hot’ cloud company coming out of Israel.