In August, VMware announced a definitive agreement to acquire the technology and team of Dell EMC Service Assurance Suite – software spanning network health, performance monitoring, and root cause analysis for communications service providers (CSPs) and their customers – from Dell EMC. More detail in this post.
On September 4, 2018, VMware closed the acquisition of Dell EMC Service Assurance Suite (SAS) technology. The Dell EMC SAS team has joined VMware’s Telco Network Functions Virtualization Business Unit. VMware is targeting SKU availability in the Q4 timeframe, and in the meantime Dell EMC will continue to support VMware with sales transactions.