Dell (DELL) has acquired AppAssure, a fast-growing (194% growth in 2011) developer of software...

|About: Dell Inc. (DELL)|By:, SA News Editor

Dell (DELL) has acquired AppAssure, a fast-growing (194% growth in 2011) developer of software for backing up applications running on servers. The acquisition puts Dell into more direct competition with Symantec (SYMC) and CommVault (CVLT), and comes 3 weeks after the company hired former CA head John Swainson to run its software business. (also)