vcopious Secures Venture Financing and Announces New Customer: SIEMENS Corporation
VC funding and early wins will position vcopious to aggressively expand market share
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- vcopious, an innovative virtual business environments software company, received funding from Emerald Stage 2, Benjamin Franklin Technology Partners, MAG, and Silicon Valley Bank to support aggressive expansion efforts. In addition vcopious announced that SIEMENS Corporation has signed a multi-year agreement to purchase the vcopious VC2 Professional virtual business environments appliance with long-term support.
The virtual business environment marketplace is growing rapidly. Unlike many of the leading players, focused on delivering virtual events as a service, vcopious delivers a virtual environments solution "in a box" that enterprises can own and leverage across multiple departments, from marketing to sales to HR.
"Enterprises are looking for ways to have complete control of their budget, their environments, and their data. vcopious has hit the mark," says Bruce Luehrs, Managing Partner for Emerald Stage 2.
"Our customers want a virtual environment solution that provides them greatest choice and control. They have to manage their brand, data, and user experience. They are overspending on recurring events and reluctant to use these tools for employee collaboration, training, customer support, or channel engagement because of the expense. We want to make it easy to add an environment that will drive productivity or growth," says Ken Hayward, CEO of vcopious. "We appreciate the strong vote of confidence from our partners in the financial and technology industries, and from the SIEMENS Corporation."
The VC2 virtual business environment application server is available in a Professional Version with 8 simultaneous instances for 5,000 concurrent users, or an Enterprise Solution with 20 simultaneous instances for 30,000 concurrent users. Each version is equipped with a Virtual Content Management System (VCMS) interface for easy and flexible environment set up, management and real-time user metrics.
vcopious provides systems and software services that creates virtual business environments. The vcopious applications allow businesses to engage with customers, prospects, employees, and partners to increase their productivity and growth. vcopious virtual environments provide the greatest level of choice and control to business users and IT teams, by ensuring that they can tightly manage costs, schedule, customer experience, and system integration and data security. For more information, visit www.vcopious.com.
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