Intel Backs Aternity

Aternity Inc., a Westborough, Mass.-based provider of application management software for enterprise IT, has raised $5 million in Series B funding. Intel Capital led the deal, and was joined by return backers Vertex Venture Capital, Genesis Partners, Clal Industries and Investments Ltd. and Portview Communications Partners.

In parallel with the funding, a marketing cooperation agreement has been signed between Intel Corp. and Aternity, under which Aternity's application management solution will include support for Intel's new vPro systems. www.aternity.com