Dell has acquired a data protection company called Credant Technologies. Credant’s data protection technologies are designed to encrypt information on smartphones, tablets, servers, and the cloud. Dell did not disclose the financial details in the acquisition.
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Dell is getting out of the smartphone business because it requires too much of an investment before becoming successful. Dell will continue building tablets and laptops that run on Windows 8. While speaking at the Dell World event in Austin Texas, Dell VP of Global Operations Jeff Clarke said that the company is withdrawing from building smartphones and from using Android.