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Dell has entered into an agreement to buy ASAP Software.
The hardware company wants to integrate ASAP’s software management expertise into its operations.
Dell is paying $340 million for the company and the deal is expected to close during Dell’s fiscal third quarter. Paul Bell, senior vice president and president, Dell America said that merging Dell’s software business with ASAP is part of his company's efforts to re-invent and simplify the way our customers get access to IT.
In a press release he said that after the acquisition is completed, Dell customers will have a single point of expertise and accountability for software licensing, compliance, renewal and asset management.