Intel Invests $24M In Seven Firms

Intel Capital, the venture capital arm of Intel Corporation, said Thursday afternoon that it had invested $24M in seven different software companies, as part of an effort to boost its software ecosystem. The firm said it has made investment in DynamicOps, a provider of enterprise cloud automation software; Enlighted, a provider of building management software; Guavus, a developer of real-time analytics tools; IP Commerce, a developer of platform-as-a-service software; Swrve New Media, a social games and analytics services provider; Revolution Analytics, a predictive analytics firm, and Gaikai, which operates a cloud-based game streaming service.