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Exclusive: Dell explores sale of cyber security company SecureWorks - sources


(Reuters) - Computer maker Technologies Inc is exploring a sale of Corp, a U.S. provider of with a market value of close to $2 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

A sale of SecureWorks, in which holds an 85 percent stake, would allow the latter to trim its $50 billion debt pile, after it decided to become a publicly traded company through a complex deal involving its VMware Inc.

is working with on a sale process that is in its early stages, the sources said, asking not to be identified because the matter is confidential.

declined to comment, while and did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

(Reporting by in New York and Pamela Barbaglia in London; Additional reporting by in New York; Editing by Susan Thomas)

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First Published: Thu, February 07 2019. 22:47 IST