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changes and reasons for those changes in the allowance for credit losses. The new disclosures require information for both the financing receivables
and the related allowance for credit losses at more disaggregated levels. Disclosures related to information as of the end of a reporting period became
effective for Dell in Fiscal 2011. Specific disclosures regarding activities that occur during a reporting period will be required for Dell beginning in
the first quarter of Fiscal 2012. As these changes relate only to disclosures, they will not have an impact on Dell's consolidated financial results.
Notes 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 are not included in Appendix B, but are available in the 2011 Dell Annual Report at www.dell.com.
NOTE 7 — ACQUISITIONS
Fiscal 2011 Acquisitions
Dell completed five acquisitions during Fiscal 2011, Kace Networks, Inc. ("KACE"), Ocarina Networks Inc. ("Ocarina"), Scalent Systems Inc.
("Scalent"), Boomi, Inc. ("Boomi"), and InSite One, Inc., ("InSite"), for a total purchase consideration of approximately $413 million. KACE is a
systems management appliance company with solutions tailored to the requirements of mid-sized businesses. KACE is being integrated primarily into Dell's Small and Medium Business and Public segments. Ocarina is a provider of de-duplication solutions and content-aware compression
across storage product lines. Scalent is a provider of scalable and efficient data center infrastructure software. Boomi is a provider of on-demand
integration technology. Ocarina, Scalent, and Boomi will be integrated into all of Dell's Commercial segments. InSite provides cloud-based medical
data archiving, storage, and disaster-recovery solutions to the health care industry. InSite will be integrated into Dell’s Public segment.
Dell has recorded these acquisitions using the acquisition method of accounting and recorded their respective assets and liabilities at fair value at the
date of acquisition. The excess of the purchase prices over the estimated fair values were recorded as goodwill. Any changes in the estimated fair
values of the net assets recorded for these acquisitions prior to the finalization of m...
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