Dell Acquires AppAssure
AppAssure: Backup anywhere, optimize everywhere, recover always

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Backup anywhere, optimize everywhere, recover always
For many organizations backup can be expensive, complex and surprisingly unreliable. Built from the ground up for complex virtualized, physical and cloud environments, AppAssure™ provides you with innovative capabilities and flexibility that go beyond traditional backup offerings.
  • Unified backup and recovery
  • Near-zero restores
  • Verified — automatically
  • Built for virtualization and the cloud
  • Application-aware
  • Less wasted storage with deduplication

Acquisition Overview Why AppAssure Customer and Partner Benefits

Dell announced its acquisition of AppAssure, a global leader in complete server, data and application protection for virtual, physical and cloud infrastructures. The AppAssure acquisition is Dell’s latest investment as it broadens its enterprise portfolio for a complete range of data center products and solutions and extends its Fluid Data architecture to constantly adapt to change, deliver business results faster and protect data everywhere.


Dell has taken significant steps over the past three years to expand its storage portfolio to offer customers a complete range of world-class storage products and solutions. Built from the ground up for complex virtualized, physical and cloud environments, AppAssure’s next-generation unified backup, archive and replication solution guarantees near-instant data and application recovery from customers’ servers to their data center and their cloud. AppAssure is the eighth acquisition that is helping to shape Dell’s storage portfolio.

Dell provides customers and partners with solutions that help them put the right data in the right place at the right time for the right cost so they can better manage the growing complexity in IT and the rapid explosion in data. Today, Dell offers a full portfolio of Storage Area Network and Network Attached Storage solutions, based on its Fluid Data architecture, and is complementing these offerings with security, data compression and backup, and restore capabilities. Dell simplifies technology to make storage products more accessible to businesses of all sizes.

Special note:

Statements in these materials that relate to future results and events are forward-looking statements based on Dell's current expectations. Actual results and events in future periods may differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements because of a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors. Risks, uncertainties and assumptions include the possibility that projected benefits may not materialize as expected; that Dell is unable to successfully implement the plans, strategies and objectives of management for future operations, including the execution of integration strategies; and other risks that are described in Dell’s Securities and Exchange Commission reports. Dell undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

Talk to Dell About Storage

“AppAssure’s unique architecture delivers innovative cloud-enabled backup and replication solutions that meet the challenges of protecting the explosive growth of data in both virtual and physical environments. At a practical level, AppAssure enables Dell customers to seamlessly move and replicate data across our existing platforms -- from an EqualLogic array in a remote office to a Compellent array at a data recovery site.”
Brad Anderson
President, Enterprise Solutions Group

“Dell’s acquisition of AppAssure is a strategic industry move given their relentless focus on providing innovative solutions to protect their customers’ applications and data in cloud, virtual and physical environments. By combining Dell’s global brand, scale, reach and existing storage portfolio with our innovative technology provides customers with world-class data protection and recovery capabilities in their virtual, physical and cloud environments.”
Najaf Husain
President and CEO