Dell, SunGard Higher Education Expand Relationship

Dell and SunGard Higher Education, which provides technology services to colleges, universities and foundations, said Tuesday they have expanded a strategic relationship between the two firms. According to the two, the relationship includes the creation of an on-site, test center at Dell's headquarters to preview IT solutions co-branded from SunGard and Dell. The center and joint efforts include reference designs and the ability of their customers to evaluate software and hardware before purchases are made. Financial details of the strategic relationship were not announced.