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Dell acquires StatSoft, Inc.

Dell acquires Stafoft Inc.

Acquisition Overview 

Dell today announced the acquisition of StatSoft, a leading provider of advanced analytics solutions.

Why StatSoft, Inc.?

The acquisition of StatSoft further enhances Dell’s information management solutions by delivering a wide range of data mining, predictive analytics, and data visualization capabilities.

StatSoft combines comprehensive statistical analysis with advanced analytics to help organizations better understand their businesses, predict change, increase agility and control critical systems. Its offerings span from desktop data modeling and analytics to high-performance, enterprise deployments.

StatSoft has a long track record of proven success across a broad set of industry sectors. The addition of StatSoft adds advanced analytics to Dell’s robust set of information management capabilities that includes database management and optimization, application and data integration, and big data analytics.

Customer and Partner Benefits

With the rapid explosion of data comes the opportunity for organizations to gain deep insight into their business processes in order to facilitate better decision making and maximize profitability.

The addition of StatSoft gives Dell’s customers and channel partners access to a comprehensive and cost-effective advanced analytics solution that helps solve business challenges by enabling faster, more accurate decisions.

StatSoft’s advanced analytics software combines affordability and ease of use with scalability and rich functionality, making it accessible to midmarket organizations yet comprehensive enough for the largest enterprises with the most complex data environments.

Quotes

Matt Wolken, vice president and general manager, information management, Dell Software
“With the rapid explosion of data comes the opportunity for organizations to gain deep insight into their business processes in order to facilitate better decision making and maximize profitability. The acquisition of StatSoft gives Dell’s customers access to a proven advanced analytics solution that delivers the predictive and prescriptive analysis capabilities businesses need in order to make faster, more accurate decisions.”

Dr. Paul Lewicki, founder and chief executive officer, StatSoft
“StatSoft’s advanced analytics software has a long track record of proven success across a wide variety of predictive analytics and data mining applications including agile manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, risk management, fraud detection, and research. Together with Dell, we can create new opportunities for customers to better leverage the growing volumes of data that are quickly becoming the lifeblood of organizations of all sizes, and further advance StatSoft’s mission of making the world more productive.”


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Statements 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; and that Dell is unable to successfully implement the plans, strategies and objectives of management for future operations, including the execution of integration strategies. Dell undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements. 

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