United States : Dell decides to take over SonicWall [TendersInfo (India)]
(TendersInfo (India) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Dell is to acquire SonicWall, a supplier of firewall and unified threat management software. Financial details of the deal were not released.
According to Dell, this acquisition would result in increasing its security portfolio and through this it will also be able to offer a broader product range to business customers.
Presently, Dell offers the SecureWorks security services, cloud security products and data encryption software, and even the Dell KACE vulnerability and patch management. Along with these products, SonicWall will add around 130 patents, registered and pending, and a development team which is working on its own security gateway intellectual property.
With a strong channel programme having around 15,000 resellers all over the world, SonicWall security products are been used by over 300,000 customers.
SonicWall's 950 employees will be joining Dell team.
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