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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions. - Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy. - SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats. - Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company. - Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company. - Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company. - Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company. - Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history. - Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions. - Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company. - Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history. - Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
VMware, Inc. (VMware) is a provider of virtualization and cloud infrastructure. The company operates through three product groups, namely, Software-Defined Data Center, Hybrid Cloud Computing and End-User Computing. Its Software-Defined Data Center product group is based upon VMware vSphere, a virtualization platform, which decouples the entire software environment from its underlying hardware infrastructure and enables the aggregation of multiple servers, storage infrastructures and networks into shared pools of resources that are delivered to applications as needed. Hybrid Data Center enables customers to extend the same skills, tools, networking and security models across both on-premises and off-premises environments. Its End-User Computing product group designed solutions to enable a user-centric approach to personal computing and ensure secure access to applications and data from a variety of devices and locations. Geographically, the company operates in two major segments, namely, the US and International. VMware is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, the US.
The company's strategic intent is to focus on expanding its operational abilities through acquisitions. In line with the strategy, the company signed definitive agreements with Virsto Software, Wanova Inc., Dynamic Ops, Inc. and Nicira, to acquire their operations, thereby enhancing its offering portfolio.
VMware, Inc. Key Recent Developments
May 12, 2014: Navicure Speeds Development of Web-Based Healthcare Payment Solutions With VMware vCloud Suite
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Table Of Contents
VMware, Inc. (VMW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 List of Tables 4 List of Figures 5 Section 1 - About the Company 6 VMware, Inc. - Key Facts 6 VMware, Inc. - Key Employees 7 VMware, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 9 VMware, Inc. - Major Products and Services 10 VMware, Inc. - History 13 VMware, Inc. - Company Statement 17 VMware, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 18 Head Office 18 Other Locations and Subsidiaries 18 Section 2 - Company Analysis 20 VMware, Inc. - Business Description 20 VMware, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 21 SWOT Analysis - Overview 21 VMware, Inc. - Strengths 21 Strength - Presence in IT-Virtualization 21 Strength - Robust Research and Development 21 Strength - Strong Partners Network 21 VMware, Inc. - Weaknesses 21 Weakness - Dependence on Distributors 21 VMware, Inc. - Opportunities 22 Opportunity - New Product Launches 22 Opportunity - Positive Outlook for SaaS Market 22 Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 22 VMware, Inc. - Threats 22 Threat - Competitive Pressures 22 Threat - Increasing Software Piracy 23 Threat - Rapid Technological Changes 23 VMware, Inc. - Key Competitors 24 Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 25 Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25 Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26 Performance Chart 27 Financial Performance 27 Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28 Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29 VMware, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 30 Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 31 May 12, 2014: Navicure Speeds Development of Web-Based Healthcare Payment Solutions With VMware vCloud Suite 31 Section 5 - Appendix 32 Methodology 32 Ratio Definitions 32 About GlobalData 36 Contact Us 36 Disclaimer 36
List of Tables VMware, Inc., Key Facts 6 VMware, Inc., Key Employees 7 VMware, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 9 VMware, Inc., Major Products and Services 10 VMware, Inc., History 13 VMware, Inc., Other Locations 18 VMware, Inc., Subsidiaries 19 VMware, Inc., Key Competitors 24 VMware, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 25 VMware, Inc., Annual Ratios 26 VMware, Inc., Interim Ratios 28 VMware, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 30 Currency Codes 32 Capital Market Ratios 32 Equity Ratios 33 Profitability Ratios 33 Cost Ratios 34 Liquidity Ratios 34 Leverage Ratios 35 Efficiency Ratios 35
List of Figures VMware, Inc., Performance Chart (2009 - 2013) 27 VMware, Inc., Ratio Charts 29