Dell acquires analytics solutions vendor StatSoft

Enterprise IT vendor Dell has acquired StatSoft, a provider of analytics solutions.

Dell did not disclose financial details.

StatSoft advanced analytics assists enterprises to better understand their businesses, predict change, increase agility and control critical systems.

The acquisition of StatSoft enhances Dell Software’s information management solutions. StatSoft adds analytics to a set of software capabilities that includes database management and optimization, application and data integration, and big data analytics.


Gartner said more than 30 percent of analytics projects will deliver insights based on both structured and unstructured data by 2015.

Enterprises can deploy StatSoft’s software on premises, in the cloud, or as software-as-a-service. Its products are used by universities, research institutions, corporations and manufacturing facilities in more than 60 countries. A set of industries including pharmaceuticals, financial services, technology and manufacturing are using StatSoft’s solutions.

StatSoft contains sophisticated algorithms for predictive analytics, machine learning and statistical analysis, enabling companies to find meaningful patterns in data and thrive in data-driven economy. Its offerings span from desktop data modeling and analytics to high-performance, enterprise deployments.

Matt Wolken, vice president and general manager, information management, Dell Software, said: “The acquisition of StatSoft gives Dell’s customers access to a proven advanced analytics solution that delivers the predictive and prescriptive analysis capabilities businesses need in order to make faster, more accurate decisions.”

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