Dell Software (formerly Quest) has made simplifying the complex jobs of IT pros its personal mission. The company's software is designed to improve application performance, manage transitions to new software platforms, and monitor the delivery of data over corporate networks and the Internet. Its applications are used for data center and cloud management, data protection, information management, security, and mobile workforce management. The company's brands include AppAssure, Boomi, Enstratius, Kace, Quest, and SonicWALL. Dell Software also offers a range of application, database, and other IT services. Customers come from the telecom, manufacturing, energy, and public sectors. The company is a unit of Dell Inc.
Dell Software's database management products, include Toad for Oracle and cloud databases; benchmark factory for databases for replay and testing; Toad Data Modeler; and Stat for Oracle E-Business suite. Dell Software purchased Quest for $2.4 billion and renamed it.
Sales and Marketing
Dell Software sells to 90% of the Fortune 500 through channel partners as well as its direct sales staff.
Dell Software reports $1.5 billion in annual revenue.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Dell Software acquired StatSoft Inc. in 2014. The acquisition adds data mining, predictive analytics, and data visualization capabilities to Dell Software offerings. StatSoft products range from desktop data modeling and analytics to high-performance, enterprise deployments.