All in the family: Dell acquires MessageOne; broadens SaaS reach
Dell said Tuesday that it has acquired email as a service provider MessageOne for $155 million in a move that broadens the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s software offerings. MessageOne was co-founded by Michael DellÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s brother Adam.
MessageOne offers software as a service (SaaS) email services along with compliance, archiving and disaster recovery options.
Dell said the acquisition adds to its SaaS lineup and will be plugged into the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s automated services lineup. MessageOne will be lumped into DellÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s ProSupport lineup of services. ProSupport, announced last week, is a service where customers can pick and choose that level of support needed based on their technical prowess.
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