Dell Buys Credant for Data Protection, Encryption Tools

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) has acquired Credant Technologies, a data protection and encryption specialist that safeguards more than 2 million endpoints. Financial details were not disclosed. It’s a safe bet Dell Channel Chief Greg Davis (pictured) is already in touch with Credant channel leaders like Darren Shimkus and Jerry Jalaba. PartnerDirect VARs should sit up and take notice. Here’s why. First, some background: This is the latest in a growing list of Dell acquisitions, which includes recent targets like Quest Software, Wyse Technologies and SonicWall. Michael Dell told The VAR Guy (IT news)