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Dell Acquires EqualLogic

ROUND ROCK, Texas and NASHUA, N.H. -- Dell has completed its $1.4 billion acquisition of EqualLogic, a leading provider of high-performance storage area network (SAN) solutions designed for virtualization and ease-of-use. The purchase extends Dells leadership in simplifying IT for customers and partners. For additional information, click on dell.com/storage.

“Virtualization and iSCSI are two keys to simplifying IT,” said Michael Dell, chairman and CEO, Dell. “Enterprises are creating data and consuming power at an exponential rate, driving up IT cost and complexity. Together with our PartnerDirect channel, we’ll use iSCSI and virtualization to make storing and processing data easier and more affordable for our customers.”

Dell Inc. (Nasdaq: DELL)

EqualLogic Inc.