Dell Inc. (Nasdaq: DELL) has completed its $2.4 billion acquisition of Quest Software, an information-technology management software company.

The software aims to simplify and solve common and challenging IT problems for organizations.

The purchase price included $28 in cash per share, plus debt, for an aggregate price of about $2.4 billion, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

Dell, headquartered in Round Rock, Texas, makes computers, software and electronics for people, businesses and government organizations. 

Quest is Dell’s third acquisition this year. It also bought SonicWall Inc. and  Make Technologies. Previous coverage of Dell's Quest acquisition can be found here.

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