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PublicNYSE:VMW
Date8/2007
Raised$957M
Post IPO Valuation
Acquired byEMC
Price$635M
Date1/2004

General Information

Websitevmware.com
Blogblogs.vmware.com
Twitter@VMware
CategorySoftware
Phone877-486-9273
Employees13,500
Founded1998
DescriptionVirtualization Software

Offices

Palo Alto, USA
3401 Hillview Ave
Palo Alto, CA, 94304
USA

People

CEO
Co-Founder
Co-Founder
Co-Founder
Co-Founder
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Vice President, Engineering
SVP/GM, Networking & Security Business Unit (NSBU)
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Acquisitions

Total$3.36B
AirWatch, 1/2014 $1.54B
Desktone, 10/2013
Virsto Software, 2/2013
Nicira Networks, 7/2012 $1.26B
DynamicOps, 7/2012
Wanova, 5/2012
Digital Fuel, 6/2011 $85M
Socialcast, 5/2011
Shavlik Technologies, 5/2011
SlideRocket, 4/2011
Wavemaker Software, 3/2011
TriCipher, 8/2010
Integrien, 8/2010 $100M
SpringSource, 8/2009 $362M
Blue Lane Technologies, 11/2008 $15M
B-hive Networks, 5/2008
Thinstall inc, 1/2008

Investments

Crittercism 4/2014
Aria Systems 11/2013
HyTrust 8/2013
Maginatics 8/2013
FeedHenry 5/2013
Puppet Labs 1/2013
Puppet Labs 11/2011
Maginatics 7/2011
Nimbula 6/2010
VCE 11/2009

Funding

TOTAL $369M
FUNDING TOTAL $369M
Private Equity, 7/2007
Intel
$219M
Private Equity, 7/2007
Cisco
$150M

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VMware

VMware, Inc. provides virtualization solutions. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

Its virtualization platform products include Player that enables individuals to run virtual machines on their desktops; Fusion, a desktop virtualization product for users of Intel-based Apple Macintosh computers; Workstation for software developers and enterprise IT professionals; Server, which enables virtual partitioning of a server; ESX Server, an enterprise-class virtualization platform that runs directly on the hardware; Virtual SMP that enables a virtual machine to use four physical processors simultaneously; and VMFS, which allows multiple ESX Servers to share block-based storage.

The company also offers VirtualCenter that provides a central point of control to manage a virtualized IT environment; VMotion, which allows users to move virtual machines; DRS that creates resource pools from physical servers; HA_, which provides automated recovery from hardware failure; _Consolidated Backup that enables LAN-free automated backup of virtual machines; Storage VMotion, which allows live migration of virtual machine disks; Update Manager that automates patch and update management; Capacity Planner, which enables VMware service providers to perform capacity assessments onsite; Converter to convert local and remote physical machines into virtual machines; Lab Manager to automate the setup, capture, storage, and sharing of multi-machine software configurations; ACE that allows desktop administrators to protect company resources against the risks presented by unmanaged desktops; Virtual Desktop Infrastructure to host individual desktops inside virtual machines running on centralized servers; Virtual Desktop Manager, a desktop management server that connects users to virtual desktops in the data center; and VMware Lifecycle Manager that provides control over the virtual environment.

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Sources

  1. EMC to Buy VMware for $635 Million (vmware.com) [edit]
  2. VMWare to buy mobile security firm AirWatch in $1.54 billion deal (reuters.com) [edit]
  3. VMware acquires Desktone, a desktop-as-a-service startup (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  4. VMware to Acquire Virsto (freshnews.com) [edit]
  5. VMware Buys Nicira For $1.26 Billion And Gives More Clues About Cloud Strategy (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. EMC’s VMware acquires DynamicOps (masshightech.com) [edit]
  7. VMware to Acquire Wanova, Intelligent Desktop Solutions Provider (freshnews.com) [edit]
  8. VMware buys Digital Fuel to make cloudonomics easier (gigaom.com) [edit]
  9. VMware Acquires Enterprise Microblogging Platform Socialcast (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  10. VMware to Acquire Shavlik Technologies (shavlik.com) [edit]
  11. VMware Acquires Online Presentation Application SlideRocket (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  12. WaveMaker Springs To VMware (dev.wavemaker.com) [edit]
  13. VMware buys systems-monitoring startup Integrien for $100M (deals.venturebeat.com) [edit]
  14. VMware buys systems-monitoring startup Integrien for $100M (deals.venturebeat.com) [edit]
  15. VMware to Acquire SpringSource (vmware.com) [edit]
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  17. VMware Buys B-hive for Performance Scans (gigaom.com) [edit]
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  19. Crittercism Raises $30M More, Inks Mobile App Performance Deal With New Backer Accenture (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  20. Aria Systems Raises $40M in Fourth Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  21. HyTrust raises $18.5m in Series C financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  22. Maginatics Raises $17M in Series B Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  23. FeedHenry Secures $9M Funding Led By Intel Capital To Feed Boom in Mobile Enterprise (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  24. Virtualization Giant VMware Partners With And Puts $30M Into Data Center Automation Company Puppet Labs (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  25. Cisco, Google Ventures, VMware Put $8.5M In Data Center Automation Startup Puppet Labs (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  26. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  27. Private Cloud Redux — Nimbula Bets on Today's Reality (cloudave.com) [edit]
  28. Cisco and EMC, Together with VMware, form Coalition to Accelerate Pervasive Data Center Virtualization and Private Cloud Infrastructures (newsroom.cisco.com) [edit]
  29. Intel to buy $218.5M stake in EMC subsidiary VMware (bostonherald.com) [edit]
  30. Cisco to invest $150M in virtualization company, VMware (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  31. VMware acquires Zimbra: Why virtualization and email might be a good fit (deals.venturebeat.com) [edit]
    SOFTBANK TELECOM Joins the VMware vCloud(R) Datacenter Services Program (einnews.com) [edit]
    Paul Maritz Out As VMware CEO And Mentioned As Candidate For Top Spot At EMC Or Cloud Foundry Spin Off (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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