Ziften Technologies Lands $5.5M

Austin-based Ziften Technologies, the developer of enterprise monitoring software run by Mark Obrecht, has raised $5.5M in a Series B funding, and launched its first product, the firm said today. The new funding was led by Fayez Sarofim & Co., and also included Andrew Busey, the former CEO of Challenge Games. Ziften said it has launched its new Behavioral Lightweight Intelligence for Stressed Systems (BLISS) software, which helps enterprises to understand, prioritize, and control applications on both physical and virtual desktops. The firm said the funding will go to expand its core technology. Ziften has now raised $11.3M in funding. More information »