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Dell Joins BSA

WASHINGTON, DC — June 25, 2013

BSA | The Software Alliance today announced that Dell Inc. has joined BSA to participate in global anti-piracy programs and help drive advocacy initiatives on behalf of the software industry.

“Dell has a billion-dollar software business that is growing rapidly, so it’s a natural fit for us to join BSA,” said John Swainson, President of Dell Software. “BSA is an association that brings together the world’s leading software companies with tight alignment around shared interests and concerns. BSA has robust anti-piracy programs and a focused advocacy agenda to serve effectively as the industry’s leading global advocate. We look forward to collaborating on a range of issues to open markets and grow the digital economy.”

BSA Senior Vice President for External Affairs Matt Reid said, “As a top-20 global software company, Dell is an important addition to BSA’s membership. It has a shared interest in the same issues that other BSA members face, such as protecting intellectual property, opening global markets and fostering the growth of cloud computing. We look forward to combining our energy, resources, and voices to promote continued growth for the whole industry.”

About Dell Software: Delivering Complete and Connected Software Solutions

Dell Software empowers companies of all sizes to experience Dell’s “Power to Do More” by delivering scalable yet simple-to-use solutions that can increase productivity, responsiveness and efficiency. Dell Software is uniquely positioned to address today’s most pressing business and IT challenges with holistic, connected software offerings across five core solution areas, encompassing data center and cloud management, information management, mobile workforce management, security and data protection. This software, when combined with Dell hardware and services, helps customers simplify IT, mitigate risk and accelerate business results.

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BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) is the leading advocate for the global software industry before governments and in the international marketplace. Its members are among the world’s most innovative companies, creating software solutions that spark the economy and improve modern life. With headquarters in Washington, DC, and operations in more than 60 countries, BSA pioneers compliance programs that promote legal software use and advocates for public policies that foster technology innovation and drive growth in the digital economy.
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