10 Unanswered Questions Surrounding Dell's Buyout


Will Software Get Bigger?

Dell named former CA CEO John Swainson (pictured) to head the new Dell Software Group, which includes Quest Software among other acquisitions. Who did Swainson used to work with? He was a senior advisor to Silver Lake Partners, the lead financier in the leveraged buyout. Could Swainson use his influence to help Dell look for more software purchases to build up that business?



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