Telecommunications equipment company Alcatel said that it will acquire Internet server appliance provider Right Vision, a French start-up that has raised more than 25M€ million in venture capital (two rounds of 7.6M and 17.5M in 2000 and 2001).
Right Vision's business is designing and producing multi-functionnal Internet Server Appliances made-to-measure for Sohos, SMEs-SMBs and large accounts with branch offices. The Right Vision Eye-Box products are all pre-configured and easy to use, providing users with instant access to the Internet services they need. At the same time, Right Vision offers software suites "Software Appliance" that enables any integrator or IT manufacturer to build their own "Ready-to-use" Appliance. Open on the European market since its founding in october 1999, Right Vision is today a provider of Multi-function Internet Server Appliances with more than 38.4% of market shares (Source IDC 2003).
Historical investors of Right Vision have been Partech International‚ Innovacom MM Pictet & Cie bank, CIC Finance‚ Compagnie Financière Edmond de Rothschild‚ FD5 and Turenne Capital Partenaires