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VMware Forecasts Darken Bright Spot in Dell's Deal to Buy EMC

  • Profit, sales forecasts for 2016 fall short of estimates
  • EMC acquisition by Dell fueling investor, customer concern
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The shine is coming off VMware Inc., the crown jewel in the sale of parent company EMC Corp. to Dell Inc.

VMware shares fell as much as 13 percent after the biggest maker of virtualization software forecast profit and sales for 2016 that may miss estimates, hurt by a transition to new products that’s moving more slowly than anticipated.