VMware Announces Authorization of Stock Repurchase Program

VMware Announces Authorization of Stock Repurchase Program 
PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/29/12 --  VMware, Inc. (NYSE:
VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure,
today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the
purchase of up to $250 million of its Class A common stock through
the end of 2014. Stock will be purchased from time to time, in the
open market or through private transactions, subject to market
conditions. The Company expects the equity purchase program to help
partially offset dilution from its equity programs.  
The new stock repurchase authorization is in addition to the
Company's ongoing $600 million stock repurchase program, originally
announced February 29, 2012.  
Forward-Looking Statements  
This press release contains forward-looking statements including,
among other things, statements regarding the value of shares
repurchased through our stock repurchase programs and the duration of
such programs. Actual results could differ materially from those
projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of certain
risk factors, including but not limited to: (i) fluctuations and
volatility in our stock price; (ii) the impact of macroeconomic
conditions on customer demand, (iii) changes in our financial
condition, (iv) changes in business opportunities and priorities that
could cause us to consider alternative uses of cash, and (v) the
level of proceeds from employee stock option exercises and our
employee stock purchase plan. These forward-looking statements are
based on current expectations and are subject to uncertainties and
changes in condition, significance, value and effect as well as other
risks detailed in documents filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, including our most recent reports on Form 10-K and Form
10-Q and current reports on Form 8-K that we may file from time to
time, which could cause actual results to vary from expectations.
VMware assumes no obligation to, and does not currently intend to,
update any such forward-looking statements after the date of this
About Vmware
 VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud
infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the
Cloud Era. Customers rely on VMware to help them transform the
they build, deliver and consume Information Technology resources in a
manner that is evolutionary and based on their specific needs. With
2011 revenues of $3.77 billion, VMware has more than 400,000
customers and 55,000 partners. The company is headquartered in
Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found
online at www.vmware.com.  
Paul Ziots
VMware Investor Relations
Joan Stone
VMware Global Communications
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