Ross Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: ROSS), a provider of enterprise management software and e-business solutions, has secured a $5 million credit facility from Silicon Valley Bank.

Ross says the credit facility will be used to replace current short-term debt and provide additional working capital to support the company’s growth.

“Ross requires a financial partner that understands the needs of a global software company,” Verome Johnston, vice president & chief financial officer of Ross Systems, said in a statement. “Silicon Valley Bank provides us a broad range of product offerings and the proven financial experience to meet the needs of our growing company.”

Silicon Valley Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Silicon Valley Bancshares (Nasdaq: SIVB) headquartered in Santa Clara, CA. Founded in 1983, Silicon Valley Bank serves more than 9,500 clients across the country through 27 regional offices, including Atlanta and Research Triangle Park.

“We are extremely pleased to be working with Ross Systems…they are a well-established company that is providing industry leadership with its software solutions,” William Yang, market manager in Silicon Valley Bank’s Atlanta office, said in a statement. “We look forward to supporting Ross with this financing and our full suite of banking services as they grow their business on a global basis.”

Ross Systems’ iRenaissance business applications are implemented by more than 1,000 customers worldwide. They enable life science companies to ensure FDA compliance and validation, minimize the risk to product recalls, accelerate the introduction of new products, manage manufacturing processes and collaborate with suppliers.

Listed on the Nasdaq since 1991, Ross supplies solutions designed specifically for food and beverage, life sciences, chemicals, metals, natural products and other process manufacturers. The Atlanta-based company has more than 25 offices around the world to serve its customers.

Ross Systems Inc.: www.rossinc.com

Silicon Valley Bank: www.svb.com