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Dell grabs Gale Technologies in infrastructure push

17 Nov 2012
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Dell has announced it is to acquire Gale Technologies, Silicon Valley-based Infrastructure and virtualisation automation firm, as part of an overhaul to its enterprise IT strategy.

Gale's products allow administrators to automate management and self-service tasks in both traditional and private cloud IT infrastructures.

"Today, enterprises need solutions that enable operational benefits of speed, efficiency, and flexibility in the allocation and use of resources," said Dell enterprise solutions group president Marius Haas.

"Gale Technologies integrates well with our Active Infrastructure family, and provides an intuitive, flexible and comprehensive foundation for application, virtual desktop infrastructure and private cloud deployments for our customers."

Dell said that it would be integrating the acquisition into a new business line aimed at the enterprise infrastructure space. The Enterprise Systems and Solutions branch will look to develop IT infrastructure management tools and will seek to provide Dell with products for managing hybrid environments and private cloud systems.

The company said that the new group will be aimed at uniting its enterprise server and storage offerings with networking and software products. The new group will be headed up by Dario Zamarian.

News of the acquisition and restructuring comes on the heels of a disappointing financial forecast from Dell. The company blamed plummeting PC sales in reporting that its profits are down by half over the last year.

The expansion of its enterprise lines could help lessen the blow felt by the PC decline. Dell noted that its Enterprise Services branch accounted for some $4.8bn of revenue in the previous quarter.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Shaun Nichols is the US correspondent for V3.co.uk. He has been with the company since 2006, originally joining as a news intern at the site's San Francisco offices.

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