ClearSlide Acquires SlideRocket to Expand Its Rich Presentation Capabilities for Sales Teams

ClearSlide Acquires SlideRocket to Expand Its Rich Presentation Capabilities 
for Sales Teams 
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/05/13 --  ClearSlide,
provider of the leading sales engagement platform, today announced
the acquisition of SlideRocket from VMware, Inc. By integrating
SlideRocket's breakthrough presentation innovations into ClearSlide,
ClearSlide will further enable sales teams to engage customers more
effectively and close more business. The acquisition has been
approved and closed, effective immediately.  
Founded in 2006 and with more than one million users, SlideRocket
reinvented presentations by adding interactive capabilities like
video, audio, rich media, and analytics in a hosted platform to
elevate storytelling and deliver tangible results. 
"ClearSlide is excited to extend the SlideRocket content creation
capabilities to sales teams who need to communicate with interactive
media to their customers and accelerate the sales cycle. We're
thrilled to welcome the SlideRocket team, customers and extended
community to the ClearSlide family," shared Al Lieb, CEO of
"SlideRocket has always been focused on helping teams communicate
ideas more effectively," said Chuck Dietrich, vice president and
general manager, VMware. "Bringing SlideRocket's creative
presentation production capabilities to the ClearSlide platform gives
our collective customers much more power through the full sales
process, from content creation to closing the deal."  
With the acquisition of SlideRocket, ClearSlide is committed to
providing continuity for current SlideRocket customers. Over time,
the SlideRocket rich media features will be integrated into the
ClearSlide platform, so that customers will have access to one simple
and powerful solution for engaging prospects and customers.
Additionally, presentation analytics information will be integrated
so that sales leaders will have quantifiable data on the
effectiveness of content and its impact on the sales cycle. 
About ClearSlide 
 ClearSlide is the leading sales engagement
platform that empowers sales teams with the confidence to engage
customers and close more business. Headquartered in downtown San
Francisco, ClearSlide serves thousands of customers, including
Rackspace, The Wall Street Journal, LinkedIn, and CA Technologies.  
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