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Dell Serves Up Security Options for SMBs

Dell and all the other premiere hardware and software vendors in the industry know that the sweet spot in terms of generating new, organic sales growth is the underserved and fast-growing small and midsized business segment.

As eSecurity Planet reports, Dell thinks it has a some new security services and hardware that will bridge the gap between what SMBs need to secure their data and what they can afford.

Through a partnership with SecureWorks, a security information management outsourcing firm that collects data and events from across the Internet, Dell will offer 24/7 security, monitoring firewalls and security devices, specific risk consulting around threat assessments, penetration testing and Web app scanning.

In a few months, it will offer a full portfolio of services to help midsized businesses achieve regulatory compliance and lower costs by offloading day-to-day issues the company normally dealt with to SecureWorks.


SAN FRANCISCO -- Noting that midsized businesses face the exact same attack risks as a large enterprise, but don't have the budget to fight the problem, Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) today introduced a series of new hardware and services offerings for the small and mid-sized business market.

The portfolio is a combination of security management, deployment and vulnerability assessment tools along with new specialized hardware through Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) and managed security services through a partnership with SecureWorks.

SecureWorks is a security information management outsourcing firm that collects data and events from across the Internet and uses that knowledge to identify threats.

Read the full story at eSecurity Planet:
Dell Rolls Out Security Services, Hardware for SMBs