I've said before that Dell will continue its focus on being a solutions provider to businesses of all sizes. Software is an integral part of the server, storage and networking solutions and services that we're delivering to our customers.
Today, we 're announcing the formation of a new Software Group that will enhance our solutions capabilities. John Swainson will serve as President of the Software Group effective March 5, 2012.
John brings many years of experience leading software businesses and managing complex software solutions organizations. He spent more than 26 years at IBM, seven of which he was the GM of the Application Integration Middleware Division, which he founded in 1997. He was also the CEO of CA, Inc. from 2005 – 2009.
See more details in this morning's press release.