Dell, Symantec Tie On Security Tools

Round Rock-based Dell and security software provider Symantec said yesterday that the two are in an expanded strategic partnership. The two said that Dell Services will use Symantec's email security platform, as the security engine for Dell's Email Management Services (EMS) offering. Financial details of the partnership were not disclosed. The relationship adds new hosted email anti-virus and anti-spam capability, ability to track and trace email messages, enforcement of acceptable use policies, and other features.