Six Reasons Dell Acquired Quest Software

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) is preparing to finalize the Quest Software buyout. But why exactly is Dell spending $2.4 billion to get its hands on Quest? The VAR Guy found a six-part answer at VMware‘s (NYSE: VMW) VMworld conference a few weeks ago. Now, our resident blogger finally has time to share the quick details with you. Quest has numerous products, which could help Dell to build a software division that generates $5 billion within a few years. Quest also has migration services that help customers jump from on-premises Exchange Server to Office 365. But ultimately, Dell sees six core areas (IT news)