Notice: will be retired soon. Please visit our new site at

About Dell Software

The Power to Do More

Dell Software makes it easy to securely manage and protect applications, systems, devices and data to help organizations of all sizes fully deliver on the promise of technology. Our simple yet powerful software - combined with Dell hardware and services - provide scalable, integrated solutions to drive value and accelerate results. Whether it's Windows infrastructure, the cloud and mobile computing, or networks, databases and business intelligence, we dramatically reduce complexity and risk to unlock the power of IT.

Industry Leadership




  • Two-time winner, Microsoft Global ISV Partner of the Year Award
  • Microsoft Partner of the Year in Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Active Directory, 2009
  • A leader in Gartner’s 2011 Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring
  • #1 in Database Development and Optimization Software, 2009
  • #2 in Distributed and Other Systems, 2009
  • #2 in North American Application Management Marketplace Based on Total Software Revenue for 2009
  • #2 in North American Database Management Software Marketplace based on Total Software Revenue for 2009
  • #3 in Database Replication Software, 2009
  • #4 in Database Administration Tools, 2009
  • #4 in Database Development and Management Tools, 2010
  • #5 in the IT Management Software Market, 2009
  • Winner, InfoWorld Technology Innovation Award, 2011
  • Two-time winner, Market Tools ACE (Achievement in Customer Excellence) Award

Read analyst reports »


2012 Awards


'Best of TechEd 2012

Quest Spotlight on SQL Server Enterprise, an industry-leading SQL Server monitoring and diagnostics solution, has been named the Best of TechEd 2012 winner in the relational database category. Spotlight on SQL Server Enterprise was selected for its ability to provide in-depth physical, cloud, and virtual SQL diagnostics, allowing administrators to diagnose problems that they may have missed. .

For more information on Spotlight on SQL Server Enterprise, please visit


'Ten Best Web Support Sites of 2012

Quest Software Named to 'Ten Best Web Support Sites of 2012'
The Association of Support Professionals recognizes company's work to provide excellent customer service via interactive consumer website.


Quest partner TechXtend

Quest partner TechXtend named six Quest solutions winners in the 2011 Riding the Crest awards. The winning solutions are:
Recovery Manager for Active Directory, Networking Infrastructure – Overall World View category
Foglight Performance Analysis for SQL Server, Database Infrastructure – Performance Monitoring & Tuning category
LiteSpeed Enterprise for SQL Server, Database Infrastructure – Management & Administration category
ActiveRoles Server, Networking Infrastructure – System Management category
vFoglight, Virtualization – Performance Monitoring & Management category
ScriptLogic Desktop Authority, Security – Policy Administration & Access Control catgory


Ace Awards ChoiceQuest received a 2012 MarketTools ACE (Achievement in Customer Excellence) Award recognizing the company's long-standing commitment to providing unmatched customer service to its global customer base.

See awards from previous years »