VMware Inc


  • Oct 21- Software maker VMware Inc forecast current-quarter revenue largely below Wall Street's estimates due to a delay in the closing of a large U.S. government deal and lower bookings in Germany, Russia and Japan in the third quarter. VMware, which activist investor Elliott Management Corp wants separated from parent EMC Corp, makes software that creates a...

  • Oct 21- VMware Inc, bucking the trend of weak results from other software makers, reported a better-than-expected quarterly adjusted profit, helped by demand for its software that helps store data more efficiently and cut IT costs. VMware's shares were down 1.5 percent in after-market trade. Excluding items, VMware earned 87 cents per share in the third quarter...

  • VMware beats Street 3Q forecasts Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 4:33 PM ET

    PALO ALTO, Calif. _ VMware Inc. on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $194 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 83 cents per share. Analysts expected $1.5 billion, according to Zacks.

  • VMware 3rd-qtr adjusted profit beats estimates Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 4:13 PM ET

    Oct 21- VMware Inc reported a better-than-expected adjusted profit for the third quarter, helped by higher demand for its software that lets computers to run multiple operating systems on the same machine. Excluding items, the company earned 87 cents per share, above the analysts' average estimate of 83 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

  • BOSTON, Oct 16- Some of Wall Street's biggest names are licking their wounds as October lives up to its reputation as one of the market's roughest months. Morgan Stanley strategists said this week that their model portfolio through Monday had trailed the S&P by 3.6 percentage points due to bad bets on technology stocks, including GT Advanced Technologies, the...

  • Oct 15- Hewlett-Packard Co said it would resume its share repurchase program, a day after sources told Reuters that the company had ended merger talks with data storage products maker EMC Corp.. The end of the talks to merge two of the tech industry's largest enterprise-oriented firms may force EMC to review its stake in VMware Inc- the other option besides a...

  • Oct 8- Activist investor Elliott Management Corp is urging data storage products maker EMC Corp to spin off its VMWare Inc virtualization software unit or pursue other merger opportunities in its first public letter to the company. EMC's structure of combining several businesses obscures enormous value, Elliott Management said in a 13- page letter that it...

  • Activist investor Elliott urges EMC to spin off VMWare Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 9:31 AM ET

    Oct 8- Activist investor Elliott Management Corp has urged data storage products maker EMC Corp to spin off its VMWare Inc virtualization software unit. EMC's federation structure obscures enormous value, Elliott Management said in a letter to the company's board. EMC's "federation strategy" comprises three businesses- its core data-storage unit, VMware and...

  • HP split: Death of the hardware superstore Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 12:47 PM ET
    Ticker showing news of Hewlett-Packard planning to split into two companies, New York, Oct. 5, 2014.

    HP's breakup could end up being a good thing in the long run, but it won't fix the company's core issues.

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    Computing giant Hewlett-Packard is close to breaking itself into two companies, following a months-long process during which it explored the sale of several business units, Re/code reports.

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  • Aging tech giants look to deals to help sales Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Aging technology giants are having a hard time staying relevant in today's post-PC world, and some are looking for deals to push growth. NYT reports.

  • EMC explores merger, holds talks with Dell and HP Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:44 PM ET

    EMC Corp. held merger talks with rivals Dell and Hewlett-Packard, CNBC has confirmed.

  • What bubble? Legacy tech gets shut out of growth Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 11:44 AM ET

    Lost in the chatter about the inflating tech bubble is an important detail: Most of technology's most notable names aren't participating.

  • Boston, Sept 11- EMC Corp plans to keep its majority stake in software maker VMware Inc despite pressure from activist hedge fund Elliott Management, a person familiar with EMC's thinking told Reuters on Thursday.

  • EMC not considering sale of VMware stake -source Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 1:25 PM ET

    BOSTON, Sept 11- EMC Corp is not considering selling its stake in VMware Inc, a source familiar with EMC's thinking told Reuters on Thursday. The source declined to be named because they were not authorized to publicly discuss the matter.

  • Sept 11- Data storage products maker EMC Corp has decided to explore selling its stake in its software unit, VMware Inc, giving into pressure from Paul Singer- run activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp, the New York Post reported, citing sources familiar with the matter.

  • EMC considers selling stake in VMware - NY Post Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 7:44 AM ET

    Sept 11- Data storage products maker EMC Corp has decided to consider selling its stake in its virtualization software unit, VMware Inc, New York Post reported, citing sources familiar with the situation.

  • Early movers: LULU, M, RSH, TWTR, YUM, VSI & more Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 7:37 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Microsoft gains on cloud rivals Amazon and Google Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 2:02 PM ET
    Microsoft launched its latest store location at the Garden State Plaza in New Jersey on Thursday, May 22, 2014.

    Microsoft's cloud services beat Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud to be the second most-preferred for cloud computing. Re/Code reports.