Brad Anderson, Dell senior vice president, Enterprise Product Group, said:
Scalent provides a critical building block for our Virtual Integrated System, the most open, capable and affordable converged infrastructure solution available. This acquisition will solidify an important component of our enterprise solution portfolio. Scalent's open architecture is an example of Dell's ongoing commitment to provide customers with solutions that don't lock them into proprietary hardware or gateways.
Dell expects to compete its purchase of Scalent by the end of July.