VMware

VMware is a software company that provides cloud and virtualization software and services. Read more

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VMware

VMware is a software company that provides cloud and virtualization software and services. Read more

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Interim-CEO

Zane C Rowe

CEO Approval Rating

83/100

Founded:

1998

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PublicSubsidiary of Dell TechnologiesNYSEVMW

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Oracle is one of VMware's top competitors. Oracle is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, and was founded in 1977. Oracle operates in the IT Services industry. Oracle generates 337% the revenue of VMware.

Rackspace Technology has been one of VMware's top competitors. Rackspace Technology is a Public company that was founded in 1998 in San Antonio, Texas. Rackspace Technology competes in the Internet Software field. Compared to VMware, Rackspace Technology has 17,000 fewer employees.

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VMware Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$11.8B

VMware's revenue is the ranked 15th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 38.9B. Over the last four quarters, VMware's revenue has grown by 20.5%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $3.3B; in Q4 2020, it was $2.9B; in Q3 2020, it was $2.9B; in Q2 2020, VMware's revenue was $2.7B.

VMware Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Mesh7, Inc.

Mar 2021

Source »
undisclosed
Mesh7 is a California-based Software-as-a-Service firm that provides API firewall and gateway solutions for businesses in Sunnyvale.
SaltStack, Inc.

Sep 2020

Source »
undisclosed
SaltStack develops an infrastructure automation platform that offers network automation and vulnerability management solutions to businesses.
Datrium, Inc.

Jul 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Datrium develops a cloud-based platform that provides backup, encryption, primary storage and disaster recovery solutions for businesses.

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True Visibility Suite, Blue Medora Inc

Jul 2020

Source »
undisclosed
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Lastline, Inc.

Jun 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Lastline, Inc. develops an artificial-intelligence(AI) based threat protection platform to detect breaches, protect cloud and web infrastructures and monitor network activities.

These are all the companies that VMware has acquired. VMware has acquired 53 companies and its latest acquisition was Mesh7, Inc. in Mar 2021. Mesh7 is a California-based Software-as-a-Service firm that provides API firewall and gateway solutions for businesses in Sunnyvale.

VMware Funding History

Since VMware was founded in 1998, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total VMware has raised $1.3B. VMware's last funding round was on Aug 2007 for a total of $957.0M

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

IPO
Aug 2007
$957M
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Equity
Jul 2007
$150M
Equity
Jul 2007
$218.5M
Equity
Aug 2000
$5M

Since VMware was founded in 1998, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total VMware has raised $1.3B. VMware's last funding round was on Aug 2007 for a total of $957.0M

VMware Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Digital Asset is a New York-based blockchain platform that provides distributed application management, compliance reporting, settlement and related solutions to businesses.
$35M
Jul 13, 2020
Series C
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Cloudify is an open source model-driven cloud native orchestration platform that automates software deployment and lifecycle management.
$7M
Dec 15, 2018
Venture Round
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JFrog is a provider of binary repository management solution for software developers.
$165M
Oct 03, 2018
Series D
Sep 16, 2020
Puppet is an IT automation software that offers continuous compliance, incident remediation and configuration management solutions for businesses.
$42M
Jun 26, 2018
Series F
-
HyTrust develops a cloud-based compliance software that provides data encryption and security posture management solutions for enterprises.
$36M
Jul 10, 2017
Series E
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These are all the companies that VMware has invested in. VMware has invested 53 companies and its latest investment was Mesh7, Inc. in Mar 2021. Mesh7 is a California-based Software-as-a-Service firm that provides API firewall and gateway solutions for businesses in Sunnyvale.

VMware News

Today 10:39 AMElectronic Payments International

Patch this vRealize Business for Cloud vulnerability now, says VMware

VMware has published a security patch to prevent attackers from hijacking at-risk servers via a criti... See more »
May 5, 2021diginomica

A tip of the hat to IBM's Red Hat strategy - building a worthy competitor to VMware and Microsoft

A tip of the hat to IBM's Red Hat strategy - building a worthy competitor to VMware and Microsoft Kur... See more »
May 5, 2021CRN Australia

VMware teams with Microsoft, IBM, Equinix to tackle climate change

Striving to reduce the massive carbon footprint created by data centres.... See more »
May 4, 2021Data Center Knowledge

Vapor IO and VMware's Open Grid Alliance Aims to 'Rearchitect the Internet'

A group of vendors has banded together to form a trade association of sorts to define a vision for a ... See more »
May 4, 2021Intelligence Community News

U.S. Army Futures Command partners with VMware

Palo Alto, CA-based VMware announced on April 29 that it has been selected by U.S. Army Futures Comma... See more »
May 3, 2021Infopackets

VMWare RDP Protocol Error Session Disconnected

Infopackets Reader Steve J. writes: " Dear Dennis, I'm a certified PC tech and I have a lot of jobs w... See more »
May 3, 2021CRN Australia

Michael Dell to own 41 percent of VMware after spin-off

Will retain a majority stake with Silver Lake Partners.... See more »

VMware Blogs

April 14, 2021VMware Blog

MSIX App Attach Resources List

IntroductionMicrosoft announced the general release of MSIX app attach on the 13th of April 2021.Micr... See more »
April 14, 2021VMware Blog

VMware Cloud on AWS vSAN

VMware Cloud on AWS で提供されている SDDC のストレージには vSAN が採用されています。今回は、そこで提供されているストレージポリシープロファイル「Managed Stora... See more »
April 14, 2021VMware Blog

Strze si trojana udajcego Clubhouse na Androida

Popularność nowej aplikacji społecznościowej o nazwie Clubhouse rośnie w ogromnym tempie. Wielu użytk... See more »
April 14, 2021VMware Blog

Using the VMware Cloud Partner Navigator API

VMware Cloud Partner Navigator now has an API, which allows you to integrate the functionality of our... See more »
April 14, 2021VMware Blog

Load Balancing With Avi Load Balancer in VMC on AWS-Part 2

In the first post of this series, I discussed how Avi Controller & Service Engines are deployed in an... See more »
April 14, 2021VMware Blog

Deutsche Telekom IT Solutions RUS frkortar sina ledtider med VMware Cloud Foundation

Deutsche Telekom IT Solutions RUS är den strategiska it-avdelningen på Europas främsta telekomföretag... See more »
April 14, 2021VMware Blog

Unia Europejska przyspiesza zielon transformacj

Unia Europejska walczy o obniżenie emisji gazów cieplarnianych i osiągnięcie neutralności klim... See more »

VMware Press Releases

April 17, 2021EIN Presswire

AV-Comparatives Awards 2020 for VMware

VMware participated successfully in AV-Comparatives' Enterprise Main Test Series of 2020. INNSBRUCK, ... See more »
January 13, 2021Business Wire

VMware Board of Directors Initiates Search for Chief Executive Officer

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $VMW--VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterpr... See more »
January 12, 2021StreetInsider

CORRECTING and REPLACING VMware Recognized as a 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Unified Endpoint Management (UEM)

Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice Distinction Is Based on Feedback and Ratings from IT Professi... See more »
December 9, 2020EIN Presswire

Support for migration to Google Cloud VMware Engine (GCVE)

Lift and Shift your VMware workload to Google Cloud VMware Engine (GCVE) using the SUREedge® platform... See more »
December 2, 2020Business Wire

VMware Named a Leader in Cloud Cost Optimization and Hybrid Cloud Management Reports by Global Analyst Firm

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today announced that global market resea... See more »
November 19, 2020Business Wire

VMware to Present at the Wells Fargo Securities TMT Summit

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise softw... See more »
October 27, 2020Business Wire

LogDNA Partnerships Fuel Growth in Application Modernization and Development

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LogDNA, the leading log management solution for DevOps teams,... See more »

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VMware Summary

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Overview

VMware is a software company that provides cloud and virtualization software and services. VMware was founded in 1998. VMware's headquarters is located in Palo Alto, California, USA 94304. It has raised 1.3B in 4 rounds. The latest round was in Aug 20...

CEO

VMware's Interim-CEO, Zane C Rowe, currently has an approval rating of 83%. VMware's primary competitors are AWS, Oracle & Rackspace Technology.

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vmware.com

Frequently Asked Questions about VMware

  1. When was VMware founded?

    VMware was founded in 1998
  2. Who is VMware's CEO?

    VMware's CEO is Zane C Rowe
  3. How much revenue does VMware generate?

    VMware generates $11.8B in revenue
  4. How much funding does VMware have?

    VMware has historically raised $1.3B in funding
  5. Where is VMware's headquarters?

    VMware's headquarters is in Palo Alto California, USA
  1. How many employees does VMware have?

    VMware has 24,200 employees
  2. What sector does VMware operate in?

    VMware is in Application Software, SaaS
  3. Who are VMware's competitors?

    VMware's top competitors are AWS, Oracle, Rackspace Technology
  4. Who has VMware invested in?

    VMware's has invested in companies such as Digital Asset, Cloudify, JFrog