Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., SecureWorks serves thousands of clients in 70 countries, including more than 15 percent of the Fortune 500 and more than 1,500 banks and credit unions. Its offerings primarily consist of helping companies of all sizes reduce risk, improve regulatory compliance and lower costs of managing IT security.
“Dell's global scale and relationships with clients provides a tremendous opportunity to rapidly expand SecureWorks' business,“ said Michael R. Cote, CEO and chairman of SecureWorks. “With Dell's commitment to our clients, our team and our market, I am confident that SecureWorks will flourish as part of the Dell Services organization and that our clients will continue to be well-served and well-protected by the services on which they rely.“
Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but ZDNet reported the purchase is expected to close in early 2011.