The main purpose of the digital certificate is to ensure that the application belongs to the entity to which the certificate was issued. The Dell Inc. digital certificate does not guarantee that a signed application is safe to run, but rather informs the user that the software was digitally signed by Dell Inc. and verified by a trusted Certificate Authority (CA).
Dell develops, manufactures, and sells personal computers and other computer-related products including servers, data storage devices, network switches, software, computer peripherals and televisions. Dell has grown by both increasing its customer base and through acquisitions since its inception—notable mergers and acquisitions including Alienware (2006) and Perot Systems (2009). As of 2009, the company sold personal computers, servers, data storage devices, network switches, software, and computer peripherals. Dell also sells HDTVs, cameras, printers, MP3 players and other electronics built by other manufacturers. The company is well known for its innovations in supply chain management and electronic commerce. Dell's Peripherals class includes USB keydrives, LCD televisions, and printers; Dell monitors includes LCD TVs, plasma TVs and projectors for HDTV and monitors. www.dell.com