Dell Software

Francisco Partners and Elliott Management Corporation have announced the completed acquisition of Dell Software Group. As a new company, Dell Software Group will now operate as Quest Software and SonicWall.

As a PartnerDirect Partner, we appreciate your continued business, commitment and trust in Dell EMC. There will be no change in your PartnerDirect status with the finalization of this transaction and you will retain your current level (Registered, Preferred, Premier, Premier Plus) in the program throughout Dell FY17Q4.

Dell EMC will also continue to offer SonicWall products globally through the Enterprise Infrastructure/ Software & Peripheral portfolio. PartnerDirect Partners will be able to Deal Register and purchase SonicWall products through PartnerDirect just as they do today! Legacy Dell Software Group SIM portfolio products however will no longer be available through PartnerDirect.

Partners will not receive rebate payments in Q4 on the sale of any legacy Dell Software Group portfolio products through PartnerDirect.

To learn more about the transaction please refer to our FAQ or contact your Channel Account Manager