Everdream is a Fremont, Calif. software-as-a-service company that allows remote servicing and management of computers.
Dell has been active in making similar acquisitions this year, picking up ASAP Software, EqualLogic and, most notably, Silverback. The company is seeking to expand its offerings and provide more managed service products for its customers, as it moves away from direct sales of its systems.
In a press release from the two companies, Dell says that EverDream will continue serving its channel partners. In the computing industry, however, some don’t trust that Dell will put much effort into helping its acquisitions continue serving their previous customers.
There was an early indicator that a sale of Everdream might have been coming. Its founder, Lyndon Rive, started a new company called SolarCity two months ago with an investment from Elon Musk (who was also an investor in Everdream).