Dell completes acquisition of Quest Software

29 Sep 2012

Computer maker Dell has completed its acquisition of IT management software provider Quest Software for an undisclosed sum.

Under the deal, Quest Software’s IT management offerings are to expand and strengthen Dell’s software portfolio.

“The close of the Quest acquisition is a tremendous milestone in Dell’s journey to strengthen our end-to-end IT capabilities, empowering our customers to unlock greater value in their Dell technology investments, as well as their overall IT environments,” said John Swainson, president, Dell Software.

“We are addressing key needs for our customers, helping them leverage the cloud, support ‘bring your own device’ in their enterprises, and deploy mobile applications and virtualisation to drive improved business results.

“The addition of Quest Software into Dell’s software portfolio will extend our industry-leading suite of solutions to a broader range of customers and partners, while simplifying operations, maximising workforce productivity and delivering faster results.”

Tina Costanza was a journalist and sub-editor at Silicon Republic