Dell To Acquire Wyse, A ‘Cloud Computing’ Company

Posted on Apr 3 2012 - 8:40am by Editorial Staff

Dell announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, to significantly extend its desktop virtualization offerings. The addition of Wyse will expand Dell’s desktop virtualization capabilities and provide new solutions and services opportunities for the full range of Dell’s enterprise offerings.

“The combination of Wyse and Dell provides us with tremendous growth opportunities for our core desktop virtualization business, helps us expand into new and fast-growing market segments including mobility and cloud computing, and provides us with reach and scale we did not previously have,” said Tarkan Maner, president and CEO, Wyse Technology. “We believe that taking this step with Dell is a very natural progression for our business and offers our customers many great advantages not available to them today.”

The acquisition will extends Dell’s desktop virtualization capabilities and drives attachment of enterprise solutions, including servers, networking, storage and services and will strengthens Dell’s strategy to offer customers innovative, end-to-end IT solutions from the edge to the core to the cloud.

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