Thursday, September 8, 2011

Intel Invests $24 Million in 7 Start-ups

Intel Capital announced the investment of $24 million in seven start-up companies. These include:

DynamicOps (Burlington, Mass.) -- provides an Operations Virtualization platform that enables enterprise IT to evolve existing infrastructure into on-demand private and public cloud services.

enLighted (Sunnyvale, Calif.) -- provides a solution for commercial energy management. The idea is to bring distributed people-aware intelligence to traditional lighting fixtures.

IP Commerce (Denver) -- provides a Platform-as-a-Service that functions as a commerce operating system. IP Commerce enables application developers to create customized, intelligent multi-channel commerce applications and payment workflows that give retailers enhanced opportunities to interact with customers.

Guavus (Santa Clara, Calif) -- provides solutions for timely decision-making on big data for Fortune 1000 enterprises.

Swrve New Media (San Francisco) -- provides game personalization and testing for social games that redefine the relationship between game makers and game players. Swrve's real-time personalization allows design, product and marketing teams to continually test and adjust their games in the cloud, maximizing engagement across an unlimited range of players.

Gaikai(Los Angeles) -- provides a cloud gaming service that streams 3-D video games directly to the Web browser.

Revolution Analytics (Palo Alto, Calif.) -- a leading commercial provider of software and services based on the open source "R" project for statistical computing. The company's flagship Revolution R Enterprise product brings high performance, productivity and enterprise readiness to R, meeting the production needs of large organizations in industries such as finance, life sciences, retail, manufacturing and media. Revolution Analytics is aligned with Intel's visual and parallel computing and open source strategies.

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