Pivotal is a software company that provides cloud platform hosting and consulting services. It offers a cloud-native application platform, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, and differentiated services, Pivotal Labs.

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Pivotal was founded in 2013
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Pivotal Financials and Metrics

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In total, Pivotal had raised $1.5 b. Pivotal is a subsidiary of Vmware

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Pivotal's revenue was reported to be $657.49 m in FY, 2019 which is a 29.1% increase from the previous period.
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Pivotal Operating Metrics

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Pivotal Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Neo Innovation, Inc.February 28, 2016
Slice of LimeJanuary 12, 2016
CloudCredoDecember 21, 2015
Xtreme Labs IncOctober 02, 2013
Pivotal Group 1 Limited
Pivotal Software International
Pivotal Software International Holdings

Pivotal Revenue Breakdown

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Pivotal revenue breakdown by business segment: 61.0% from Subscription and 39.0% from Services

Pivotal revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 23.0% from International and 77.0% from United States

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Pivotal Cybersecurity Score

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Pivotal Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Pivotal News and Updates

SINOMED® Completes Last Patient Follow-Up of the PIONEER-III Pivotal US and Japanese Trial of the BuMA Supreme® Coronary Drug-Eluting Stent

TIANJIN, China, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SINOMED, a developer of innovative neuro- and cardiovascular technologies, announced the completion of the 1-year follow-up in the PIONEER-III, randomized global trial evaluating the BuMA Supreme Drug-Eluting Coronary Stent (DES). Once...

BioCardia Announces Activation of Pivotal Trial Studying CardiAMP Cell Therapy Trial to Treat Chronic Myocardial Ischemia

First Site Initiation Visit in Trial Completed and Executive Steering Committee Named First Site Initiation Visit in Trial Completed and Executive Steering Committee Named

Last of 12,400 Participants Completes Final Visit in BiondVax's M-001 Universal Flu Vaccine Pivotal Phase 3 Clinical Trial

JERUSALEM, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: BVXV) today announced that all participants in the placebo-controlled, blinded, pivotal, clinical efficacy, Phase 3 trial of BiondVax's M–001 universal influenza vaccine candidate have now completed their site...

Brickell Biotech Announces Positive Phase 3 Pivotal Study Results for Sofpironium Bromide in Japan Released by Development Partner, Kaken Pharmaceutical

Data based on registration study in Japan of sofpironium bromide gel, 5% in patients with primary axillary hyperhidrosis

BrainStorm Announces that Pivotal Phase 3 Trial Remains on Track for Topline Data in Q4-2020

NEW YORK, June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: BCLI), a leading developer of adult stem cell therapies for neurodegenerative diseases, announced today an update on the Company's Phase 3 pivotal trial investigating NurOwn® in ALS. The Company continues to...

Innovent Biologics and Lilly Jointly Announced the Pivotal Clinical Study Results of TYVYT® (Sintilimab Injection) in the Second-Line Treatment of Patients with Locally Advanced or Metastatic Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

SUZHOU, China, May 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovent Biologics, Inc. (Innovent) (HKEX: 01801), a world-class biopharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and commercializes high quality medicines, jointly announced with Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly) (NYSE: LLY) the results of...
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Pivotal Blogs

Upgrading Kubernetes the Easy Way with Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Service for vSphere

Lifecycle management is one of the most complicated components of Kubernetes. In a past article, we showed how to modify a cluster to change the type and size of its nodes. In this post, we will explain how to upgrade the Kubernetes version of a Tanzu Kubernetes cluster when there is a new release. …

Learn How to Build and Maintain Images with KubeAcademy’s New Course

We’re excited to announce a new KubeAcademy course—Building Images. Designed for developers, devops engineers, and architects, this intermediate-level course covers different approaches for building images. Completing it will give you the skills and understanding needed to easily start building imag…

Streamline Your Teams' API Design and Strategy with User-Centered Documentation

Every day, application programming interfaces (APIs) are created to speed up the development of modern software applications—from globally-scaled public services to internal endpoints for your proprietary applications. For engineering leaders with teams that write and maintain APIs, however, it can…

Simply Scaling a Tanzu Kubernetes Cluster with the TKG Service for vSphere

The previous two posts in this series walked through both the architecture of the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) Service for vSphere and how to use it to deploy Tanzu Kubernetes clusters. In this post, we’ll walk through how to take a cluster and scale it on demand. The examples shown are consistent wi…

Dissecting a Tanzu Kubernetes Cluster Spec with the TKG Service for vSphere

This post is part of a series that  examines some of the fundamentals of creating, utilizing, and managing Tanzu Kubernetes clusters with the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) Service for vSphere. If you need a primer to understand the basic concepts, make sure you read vSphere 7 — Introduction to Tanzu K…

Learn Design Principles and Components of the Kubernetes Machine on KubeAcademy

We’re excited to announce a new KubeAcademy course—The Kubernetes Machine. If you make architectural decisions, manage infrastructure day-to-day or deploy apps to Kubernetes, The Kubernetes Machine course will teach you how Kubernetes works. The advanced course dives into the Kubernetes machine and …
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Pivotal Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Pivotal founded?

    Pivotal was founded in 2013.

  • How many employees does Pivotal have?

    Pivotal has 2,968 employees.

  • What is Pivotal revenue?

    Latest Pivotal annual revenue is $657.5 m.

  • What is Pivotal revenue per employee?

    Latest Pivotal revenue per employee is $221.5 k.

  • Who are Pivotal competitors?

    Competitors of Pivotal include Modus Create, Cloudera and IBM.