Networking Leader Force10 Scooped up by Dell

Dell expands enterprise solutions portfolio with acquisition.

 By Enterprise Networking Planet Staff | Posted Jul 21, 2011
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Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire high-performance data center networking leader, Force10 Networks. With this acquisition, Dell customers will be offered a broader range of enterprise offerings from Dell's data center solutions portfolio that is complemented and accelerated by Force 10 technology.

The acquisition is the latest in a strong foundation building effort by Dell to provide an expanded enterprise portfolio to offer customers a complete range of datacenter products and solutions.


"’We are excited to work with Dell. Combining Dell's global scale, reach and enterprise portfolio with our innovation in high-performance networking provides our customers the best end-to-end solution for today's and tomorrow's data centers,’ said Henry Wasik, chief executive officer, Force10 Networks.”

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