Dell makes its move on Quest to bolster software ambitions

Hardly coming as a surprise, its takeout of Quest demonstrates that Dell has an appetite for management and security businesses to build out its software division. There are some complexities to navigate, but Dell has outlined a clear strategy.

John Abbott

Founder, Distinguished Analyst

Steve Coplan

Research Manager, Enterprise Security Practice

Dave Simpson

Senior Analyst, Storage

Karin Kelley

Analyst, Infrastructure Software