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VMware is a company developing compute, cloud, mobility, networking, and security products and services. It offers solutions across 3 categories: Software-Defined Data Center (“SDDC”), Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Computing, and Digital Workspace - End-User Computing (“EUC”). The SDDC category comprises VMware vSphere, a data center platform that utilizes hypervisor software and provides the fundamental compute layer for VMware environments; a cloud management platform that manages hybrid environments running a range of workloads from traditional to container; networking products and services that enable users to connect and operate networks consistently within and across the data center, the cloud, and network edges; and storage and availability products. The Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Computing category is comprised of VCPP and included VMware Cloud Services, which enable customers to run, manage, connect, and secure their applications across private and public clouds. The EUC category offers Workspace ONE, a digital workspace platform powered by Unified Endpoint Management and VMware Horizon. The company serves telecommunications, education, government, manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, and other industries.

HQPalo Alto, CA, US
Employee Ratings4.3
Overall CultureA

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2020)31,000(+35%)
Job Openings3,410
Revenue (FY, 2021)$11.8 B(+9%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)$161.4
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at Vmware

Zane Rowe

Zane Rowe

Chief Financial Officer and Interim Chief Executive Officer
Sanjay Poonen

Sanjay Poonen

Chief Operating Officer, Customer Operations
Rajiv Ramaswami

Rajiv Ramaswami

Chief Operating Officer, Products and Cloud Services
Amy Fliegelman Olli

Amy Fliegelman Olli

Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Raghu Raghuram

Raghu Raghuram

Chief Operating Officer, Product and Cloud Services
Ray O'Farrell

Ray O'Farrell

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Vmware Office Locations

Vmware has offices in Palo Alto, Atlanta, Austin, Bellevue and in 35 other locations
Palo Alto, CA, US (HQ)
3401 Hillview Ave
Atlanta, GA, US
1155 Perimeter Center W #1000
Austin, TX, US
3900 N Capital of Texas Hwy 5th Floor
Austin, TX, US
6500 River Pl Blvd Bldg.6
Bellevue, WA, US
500 108th Ave NE #1300Bellevue
Boston, MA, US
2 Ave de Lafayette
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Vmware Financials and Metrics

Vmware Revenue

Vmware's revenue was reported to be $11.77 b in FY, 2021

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Vmware's current market capitalization is $67.6 b.
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Vmware Operating Metrics

Vmware's Backlog was reported to be $36m in Q2, 2021.
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Vmware Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SaltStackOctober 01, 2020
LastlineJune 04, 2020
OctarineMay 13, 2020
NyansaJanuary 21, 2020
Carbon BlackAugust 23, 2019$2.1 b
PivotalAugust 22, 2019$2.7 b
Avi NetworksJune 14, 2019
BitnamiMay 15, 2019
HeptioNovember 06, 2018$550 m
CloudHealth TechnologiesAugust 27, 2018$500 m
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Vmware Revenue Breakdown

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Vmware revenue breakdown by business segment: 17.4% from Subscription and SaaS, 53.2% from Services and 29.4% from License

Vmware revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 50.0% from International and 50.0% from United States

Vmware Cybersecurity Score

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Vmware Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Vmware Online and Social Media Presence

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Vmware News and Updates

VMware Reports Higher 1Q Profit, Revenue

VMware Inc. reported higher profit and revenue for the first quarter, helped by the pandemic-related digital boom.

VMware’s Engineering Star, VP Of Networking, Security Leaves

VMware’s worldwide software-defined networking, security and automation leader, Ravi Kagalavadi, has left the company after a 17-year tenure.

VMware Taps Raghu Raghuram As New CEO

VMware has named Rangarajan (Raghu) Raghuram as its new CEO, effective June 1.

VMware Teams With Microsoft, IBM, Equinix To Tackle Climate Change

Market-leading data center and cloud providers including Equinix, IBM and Microsoft are joining VMware’s initiative to battle climate change and the huge carbon emissions caused by powering data centers across the globe.

VMware Nabs Cisco Sales Leader To Boost NSX, Security

VMware has hired longtime Cisco sales veteran Tom Koppelman as its new worldwide sales leader for networking and security solutions in a move to boost the virtualization star’s market share in network and security led by its growing NSX portfolio.
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Vmware Blogs

VMware App Volumes – Volumes were not mounted due to an issue with your Writable Volume

Random floating desktop pools within our environment would exhibit issues where in the end-user would login to their desktop and they will be presented with a black screen with the message – Volumes were not mounted due to an issue with your Writable Volume. Please try logging in again, or contact y…

NSX-T – Disk Space Requirements Not Met

Upgrading NSX-T in the lab, the Host Pre-Check came back with: Disk space requirements not met. Please ensure 180MB free space is available in tmp partition to proceed with upgrade. The usual reaction is to check disk usage on ESXi: [root@esxi:~] df -h Filesystem Size Used Available Use% Mounted …

Solved Issue While deploying Deploying Tanzu Kubernetes “guest” cluster in vSphere with Tanzu

last day while deploying Deploying Tanzu Kubernetes “guest” cluster in vSphere with Tanzu using Three Virtual NICs ( frontend , workload and management ) we faced an issue and when we run the below command, we found below error C:bin>kubectl describe tanzukubernetescluster Dns:Last Error Message:…

Patching update VMware vCenter Server Appliance from a zipped update bundle Web server

I have patched/updated vCenter server multiple times using ISO file in the past and wrote blog - Patching the vCenter Server Appliance VCSA. but whenever updating/patching vCenter server, I had to maintain ISO file repository, but I wanted to have centralized system and automated way from where I ca…

VMware ESXi 7.0 Update 2 on Intel NUC

VMware vSphere ESXi 7.0 Update 2 has been released this week and before you start to deploy it to production, you want to evaluate it in your testing environment or homelab. If you have Intel NUCs you should always be very careful when updating to new ESXi releases as there might be issues. Please a…

Setting Up a Nested ESXi Environment with VMware Workstation Pro

One of the many advantages of the vExpert program includes 365-day evaluation licenses for most products for home lab/cloud providers and for more information about the program, please review this blog post. In my current home lab environment, I use older laptops that meet the minimum requirements w…
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Vmware Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Vmware founded?

    Vmware was founded in 1998.

  • Who are Vmware key executives?

    Vmware's key executives are Zane Rowe, Sanjay Poonen and Rajiv Ramaswami.

  • How many employees does Vmware have?

    Vmware has 31,000 employees.

  • What is Vmware revenue?

    Latest Vmware annual revenue is $11.8 b.

  • What is Vmware revenue per employee?

    Latest Vmware revenue per employee is $379.6 k.

  • Who are Vmware competitors?

    Competitors of Vmware include Lumen, Red Hat and Cisco.

  • Where is Vmware headquarters?

    Vmware headquarters is located at 3401 Hillview Ave, Palo Alto.

  • Where are Vmware offices?

    Vmware has offices in Palo Alto, Atlanta, Austin, Bellevue and in 35 other locations.

  • How many offices does Vmware have?

    Vmware has 42 offices.