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Pivotal is a software company that provides digital transformation technology and services. Pivotal’s cloud native platform drives software innovation for many of the world’s most admired brands. The Company combines the Silicon Valley state of mind, modern approach, and infrastructure with organizations’ core expertise and values. Pivotal enables the leading companies in the world to innovate by employing an approach focused on building software.
HQSan Francisco, US
Employee Ratings4.3

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Employees (est.) (May 2018)2,129
Job Openings249
Revenue (FY, 2018)$509.4 M(+23%)
Share Price (Mar 2019)$21.5 (-3%)

Key People/Management at Pivotal

Paul Maritz

Paul Maritz

Chairman of the Board
Rob Mee

Rob Mee

Bill Cook

Bill Cook

Scott Yara

Scott Yara

Senior Vice President, Products
Andy Cohen

Andy Cohen

General Counsel
Cynthia Gaylor

Cynthia Gaylor

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Pivotal Office Locations

Pivotal has offices in San Francisco, Santa Monica, Denver, Chicago and in 10 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
875 Howard St, San Francisco
Arlington, US
2221 S Clark St
Boulder, US
1701 Pearl St #200
Cambridge, US
145 Broadway
Chicago, US
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1214
Denver, US
1644 Platte St
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Pivotal Financials and Metrics

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Pivotal's revenue was reported to be $509.44 m in FY, 2018 which is a 22.4% increase from the previous period.

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Pivotal Operating Metrics

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75 180 275 319

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Pivotal Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Neo Innovation, Inc.February 28, 2016
Slice of LimeJanuary 12, 2016
CloudCredoDecember 21, 2015
Xtreme Labs IncOctober 02, 2013
New Context (Singapore)
Proof Innovation Labs

Pivotal Revenue Breakdown

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Pivotal revenue breakdown by business segment: 66.2% from Services and 33.8% from Subscription

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Pivotal News and Updates

Pivotal Software takes a knock as it closes its first year as a publicly traded company

Executives at Pivotal Software Inc. put on a brave face today despite seeing the company’s stock fall in after hours trading on the back of guidance that came in lower than expectations. The software development platform maker had just closed out its first full year as a publicly traded company, bu…

Pivotal stock plunges after revenue miss, weak guidance

Pivotal Software Inc. shares dove more than 8% in the extended session Thursday after the company beat consensus estimates for its losses but issued weaker-than-expected guidance. The company reported fiscal fourth-quarter losses of $38.9 million, or 15 cents a share, compared with losses of $37.2 …

Illinois Soybean Association Facilitates Pivotal Step toward Sustainable Tuna Production

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., March 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The global popularity of tuna consumption has resulted in overfishing of wild tuna species, such as the Pacific bluefin tuna, which is now at just three percent of its original population. To address this challenge, a collaborative effort...

Positive Interim Analysis in Pivotal IsoConDa Phase III Study

STOCKHOLM, March 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedana Medical AB (publ) (SEDANA: FN Stockholm) today announced the results of the interim analysis for the company's pivotal phase III study aimed at getting the candidate drug IsoConDa (isoflurane) approved for inhalation sedation in intensive...

Pivotal Software, VMware stocks fall after Goldman downgrades

Shares of Pivotal Software Inc. are down nearly 6% in afternoon trading Wednesday, while shares of VMware Inc. are down about 2%, after Goldman Sachs analyst Heather Bellini downgraded both stocks. She cut her rating on Pivotal's stock to neutral from buy and lowered her rating on VMware's shares …

Aesculap Biologics, LLC Reaches Halfway Mark for Enrollment in Pivotal Phase 3 Clinical Trial of NOVOCART® 3D in Patients with Articular Cartilage Defects of the Knee

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aesculap Biologics, LLC ("Aesculap Biologics") announced today that it has successfully achieved 50 percent enrollment in the ongoing Phase 3 clinical trial of NOVOCART® 3D, an autologous chondrocyte transplantation system designed to...
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Pivotal Blogs

Smarter Cybersecurity Strategies

Picture it: A righteous insider cracks the code of an evil corporation; a silver bullet product thwarts the most brilliant hacker; a superhero network operator notices a blip on the wire and prevents catastrophe. It’s easy for most enterprises to get sucked into unrealistic narratives like these whe…

How to Become a Continuously Delivered Enterprise

Today, the Linux Foundation announced a new foundation: the Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF). For our part at Pivotal, we’re excited to see our partner CloudBees contribute Jenkins to the CDF. Netflix and Google’s Spinnaker—a project we continue to contribute to within Pivotal R&D—is also pa…

The Best Digital Transformers Choose When to Choose

Bob Ross got it. The American artist used a couple of brushes and a handful of colors to churn out an endless series of landscape paintings on his show, The Joy of Painting. He didn’t waste time on the show deciding what tools to use. Rather, Ross voluntarily embraced a set of constraints up front…

The Value of BOSH: How opinionated infrastructure can help with your digital transformation

Enterprise customers around the world use Pivotal Cloud Foundry to help them with their digital transformation. For the past two years, many of our customers have also put their trust in Pivotal Container Service (PKS) to onboard their container workloads to Kubernetes. There is a common underlying…

Spring Cloud Data Flow 2.0 at a Multi-platform Enterprise

We are pleased to announce the general availability of Spring Cloud Data Flow (SCDF) 2.0! You can download the Spring Cloud Data Flow release from the Spring repository right now.   Why Spring Cloud Data Flow? Spring Cloud Data Flow (SCDF) is a toolkit for building data integration, batch, and r…

My DevOps Reading List

One of my pet peeves in large organizations is that DevOps is sometimes dismissed as ‘people who deploy things to production’ or ‘people who run our Jenkins servers.’ Sometimes teams of traditional systems administrators are just renamed to be “The DevOps Team” without any change in tools, responsib…
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Pivotal Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Pivotal founded?

    Pivotal was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Pivotal key executives?

    Pivotal's key executives are Paul Maritz, Rob Mee and Bill Cook.

  • How many employees does Pivotal have?

    Pivotal has 2,129 employees.

  • What is Pivotal revenue?

    Latest Pivotal annual revenue is $509.4 m.

  • What is Pivotal revenue per employee?

    Latest Pivotal revenue per employee is $239.3 k.

  • Who are Pivotal competitors?

    Competitors of Pivotal include MathWorks, Red Hat and Oracle.

  • Where is Pivotal headquarters?

    Pivotal headquarters is located at 875 Howard St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Pivotal offices?

    Pivotal has offices in San Francisco, Santa Monica, Denver, Chicago and in 10 other locations.

  • How many offices does Pivotal have?

    Pivotal has 15 offices.