3401 Hillview Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94304
www.vmware.com
Public
NYSE:VMW
 Synopsis: Business Condition
Year Founded 1998
Employment 9
Sector Technology
Industry Technical & System Software
VMware Inc
     Last modified on: 2012-04-04

VMware, Inc. provides virtualization infrastructure software solutions and related support and services primarily in the United States. The company?s virtualization software solutions support a range of operating system and application environments, as well as networking and storage infrastructures. It provides VMware vSphere, a data center platform, which helps companies along the path of cloud computing by providing compatible IT infrastructures. The company offers solutions that enable organizations to aggregate multiple servers, storage infrastructure, and networks together into shared pools of capacity. It provides products that address various infrastructure needs, such as planned and unplanned downtime management, system recoverability, backup and recovery, resource provisioning and management, capacity and performance management, and security. VMware, Inc. provides various desktop products and technologies comprising View Manager that provides session management and security services; View Composer, which offers desktop image provisioning, management, and storage reduction; and VMware ThinApp that enables quick application delivery. The company also offers client-hosted desktop virtualization products, including Workstation that enables to create multiple secure virtual sandboxes on a single computer; and Fusion that enables Windows and Windows applications on an Intel processor-powered Apple OS X Macintosh computer. In addition, it provides various support services; consulting services for implementation of virtualization solutions; and education services that provide hands-on labs, case study examples, and course materials. The company sells its products and services through distributors, resellers, x86 system vendors and integrators, and direct sales. It has a strategic partnership with Siemens Enterprise Communications