Threeplicate and Virtual Words to Offer One-Stop Translation Services with Amanuens

Threeplicate and Virtual Words announce a new partnership whose goal is providing professional translation services within the Amanuens platform, offering a comprehensive solution for all software localization needs.

Milan, Italy, February 24, 2011 --( Threeplicate, an Italian software startup, and Virtual Words Translations, a Belgian translation services provider, are proud to announce that as of today, Feb. 23rd 2011, a new strategic partnership has officially begun, whose goal is to provide innovative and competitive value-added services to customers of both companies.

The partnership allows Threeplicate to offer Virtual Word’s translation services right from within Amanuens, the innovative SaaS platform from Threeplicate that makes software localization simpler and cheaper. All Amanuens customers are now able to access a professional translation service in more than fifty languages, smoothly integrated with the software localization management platform.

“This partnership is a huge opportunity for all software development companies as they’ll have access to a unique and affordable service that will help them to forget, once and for all, all localization headaches, getting unmatched quality at the same time”, said Michele Costa, co-founder and Marketing Director at Threeplicate.

Dario Solera and Matteo Tomasini, co-founders and software engineers at Threeplicate, built “a scalable, robust and performing solution on top of the Windows Azure Platform from Microsoft”.

The partnership between Threeplicate and Virtual Words will benefit both companies’ customers, effectively turning Amanuens into a one-stop shop for all their software localization needs, reducing overhead and turnaround time as well as increasing quality.

What is Amanuens?
Amanuens is a Software-as-a-Service from Threeplicate that helps software development companies to globalize their products and reach new markets. It is based on Microsoft’s Windows Azure Platform and offers a pay-as-you-go model with prices starting at 0.26¢/string/day or less. Its web-based interface and low adoption barriers enable even small ISVs to start localizing their software and reaching new markets.

Amanuens was released commercially in September 2010 and received several prizes including UK Trade & Investment’s Bright Future Ideas Award 2010.

Amanuens sports several unique features, such as direct integration with customers’ source code repositories and a collective translation memory technology.

About Threeplicate
Threeplicate is an Italian startup founded in January 2010 by Dario Solera, Matteo Tomasini and Michele Costa. Besides building Amanuens, Threeplicate also maintains ScrewTurn Wiki, an open-source wiki application that is downloaded by more than ten thousands users worldwide each month. Since December 2010, Threeplicate is incubated at the Politecnico di Milano startup incubator (Acceleratore d’Impresa).

About Virtual Words
Virtual Words has more than ten years of experience in localization projects. They served clients in Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific Rim with their virtual team of more than 3,000 experts who work in 50 different countries and know 90 languages.

For more details on Amanuens and to learn more about pricing and promotions, please visit

Amanuens website:
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Virtual Words Website:

Threeplicate founders,
Dario Solera, Matteo Tomasini, Michele Costa

Threeplicate Srl
Michele Costa
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