vmware inc-class a (VMW) Key Developments
Macquarie Telecom Unveils Collaboration with Vmware
Nov 18 15
Macquarie Telecom announced a collaboration with VMware to provide customers in Australia with certified secure cloud services. Under the terms of the deal, Macquarie, a VMware vCloud Air Network cloud provider, will be combining VMware's virtual machine usability with its long-term investment in accredited and secure infrastructure. Government agencies using VMware virtualisation tools will now be able to seamlessly move data between the private cloud and Macquarie's certified secure public cloud.
Riverbed Technology and Vmware Launch SteelFusion 4.2
Nov 10 15
Riverbed Technology and Vmware have come together to launch SteelFusion 4.2, a hyper-converged infrastructure solution that centralizes on data and physical servers from remote sites into data centers without compromising local performance and availability of applications at ROBO locations. The support for VMware vSphere in SteelFusion 4.2 builds upon the long-standing partnership between the two companies, delivering superior business agility, information security and application performance to mutual customers across their remote and branch office (ROBO) locations. This enables IT to extend the security, resiliency and efficiency of infrastructure managed in centralized data centers out to every remote location where business is conducted - including regional offices, local stores, banks, manufacturing plants, hospitals, government centers, law firms and other locations resulting in greater agility, less risk and reduced costs to the business.
Fujitsu Limited and VMware, Inc. Expand Global Collaboration in the Cloud
Nov 9 15
Fujitsu Limited and VMware announced new areas of collaboration to empower customers with flexible and secure cloud technologies. Enterprises use hybrid cloud services to help optimize existing system assets, as well as to quickly and securely provide business services. In response to such needs, Fujitsu and VMware work together to support their mutual customers around the world. Now, as part of the companies' expanded collaboration, Fujitsu and VMware have agreed to establish project teams to conduct marketing and sales support activities for the global expansion of FUJITSU Cloud Service K5, a core component of FUJITSU Digital Business Platform MetaArc, based on Fujitsu's most advanced technologies, and FUJITSU Managed Infrastructure Service Virtual Desktop Service V-DaaS, based on VMware Horizon. Both companies plan to collaborate to expand V-DaaS globally, starting in the ASEAN region. Other areas of planned expanded collaboration between the two companies include: Fujitsu and VMware plan to collaborate to optimize VMware technologies for K5, to enable seamless availability of business-critical applications run between K5 and customers' on-premises environments, and to offer enterprises a highly optimized hybrid cloud. In addition, both companies plan to work together to expand the PaaS capabilities of K5 by leveraging VMware vSphere Integrated Containersa, to ease the development and distribution of cloud-native applications, and to enable enterprises to flexibly adjust their applications in response to additions and revisions to business processes. Fujitsu will provide a highly secure solution that can help minimize internal and external security risks and virtual desktop-based identity theft by leveraging VMware Horizon and the VMware NSXA(R) network virtualization platform and Fujitsu's original palm vein authentication system. Additionally, Fujitsu plans to deploy the solution to 80,000 employees at Fujitsu and its subsidiaries in Japan to improve the service level of V-DaaS and FENICS II Mobile Management with AirWatchA(R) by VMware, a smart-device management service.
AYA Bank Enhances Service Delivery with VMware
Oct 21 15
VMware, Inc. announced its partnership with Ayeyardwady Bank to support its IT transformation to better serve customers. Together with NEX4 ICT Solutions, the deployment focuses on virtualization of AYA Bank's datacenter and network infrastructure, thereby enabling agility, flexibility and scalability to better serve Myanmar's growing digital economy.
VMware, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2015; Revised Earnings Outlook for the Year 2015; Provides Earnings Outlook for the Fourth Quarter of 2015 and Full Year of 2016
Oct 20 15
VMware, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues of $1,672 million compared with $1,515 million for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $326 million compared with $242 million for the same period a year ago. Income before income taxes was $325 million compared with $244 million for the same period a year ago. Net income was $256 million or $0.60 per diluted for Class A and Class B shares compared with $194 million or $0.45 per diluted for Class A and Class B shares for the same period a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $411 million compared with $606 million for the same period a year ago. Additions to property and equipment was $90 million compared with $100 million for the same period a year ago. On non-GAAP basis the company reported operating income of $527 million, income before tax of $531 million, net income of $433 million or $1.02 per diluted for Class A and Class B shares compared with operating income of $460 million, income before tax of $462 million, net income of $377 million or $0.87 per diluted for Class A and Class B shares for the same period a year ago.
For the nine months, the company reported total revenues of $4,703 million compared with $4,333 million for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $750 million compared with $683 million for the same period a year ago. Income before income taxes was $760 million compared with $691 million for the same period a year ago. Net income was $623 million or $1.46 per diluted for Class A and Class B shares compared with $560 million or $1.29 per diluted for Class A and Class B shares for the same period a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $1,411 million compared with $1,765 million for the same period a year ago. Additions to property and equipment was $274 million compared with $254 million for the same period a year ago. On non-GAAP basis the company reported operating income of $1,458 million, income before tax of $1,470 million, net income of $1,198 million or $2.80 per diluted for Class A and Class B shares compared with operating income of $1,312 million, income before tax of $1,321 million, net income of $1,077 million or $2.48 per diluted for Class A and Class B shares for the same period a year ago.
The company is reiterating the midpoint of its outlook for non-GAAP total revenues for the year. The company expects non-GAAP total revenues for 2015 to be between $6,605,000,000 and $6,655,000,000 or up 9% to 10% year-over-year. On a constant currency basis, this will be up 12% to 13% year-over-year. The company now expects license revenues for the full year to be between $2,695,000,000 and $2,725,000,000 or up 4% to 5% year-over-year. On a constant currency basis, this will be up 8% to 9% year-over-year. For 2015, the company is increasing its expectation for non-GAAP operating margin to be approximately 31.8%, which balances some margin expansion against continued investment in its growth businesses. The company is maintaining its cash flow from operations expectation for 2015 of approximately $1.875 billion, and the company continues to expect capital expenditures to be approximately $350 million for the year. The company is raising its non-GAAP EPS guidance for the year by approximately $0.06 a share to be between $4.04 and $4.08 per share.
For the fourth quarter of 2015, the company expects total reported revenue to be between $1,825,000,000 and $1,875,000,000 or up 7% to 10% year-over-year. On a constant currency basis, this will be up 10% to 13% year-over-year. License revenues for fourth quarter are expected to be between $800 million to $830 million or up 3% to 7% year-over-year. On a constant currency basis, this will be up 6% to 10% year-over-year. For the quarter, the company expects non-GAAP operating margin to be approximately 35% and non-GAAP EPS of between $1.23 and $1.27 per share.
For 2016, especially given the impact of the Virtustream business, the company is expecting that non-GAAP operating margin will be approximately 28%. The company is anticipating operating cash flow will grow 15% to 20% next year and that CapEx will be approximately $625 million.