Starkes erstes Quartal 2012 für VMware

  • Umsatzwachstum von 25 Prozent auf 1,06 Milliarden US-Dollar im Vergleich zum Vorjahreszeitraum

  • Umsatzrendite von 20,6 Prozent; Nicht-GAAP-Umsatzrendite von 32,6 Prozent

  • Wachstum beim Cashflow aus laufender Geschäftstätigkeit in den vergangenen zwölf Monaten um 64 Prozent auf 2,12 Milliarden US-Dollar

  • Zunahme des freien Cashflows um 53 Prozent auf 2,07 Milliarden US-Dollar


München, 19. April 2012VMware, Marktführer im Bereich Virtualisierung und Cloud-Infrastruktur, gibt seine Finanzzahlen für das erste Quartal im Jahr 2012 bekannt.

„Die soliden Ergebnisses des Quartals über alle Bereiche unseres Portfolios hinweg unterstreichen den Wert, den VMware seinen Kunden bietet“, kommentiert Paul Marit, CEO VMware, das Quartal. „Dies gilt insbesondere für Kunden, die Ihre IT umstrukturieren.“

Details zu den Finanzzahlen entnehmen Sie bitte der englischsprachigen Pressemeldung wie folgt:

  • Revenues for the first quarter were $1.06 billion, an increase of 25.1% from the first quarter of 2011, and 24.8% measured in constant currency.
  • Operating income for the first quarter was $217 million, an increase of 41% from the first quarter of 2011. Non-GAAP operating income for the first quarter was $344 million, an increase of 36% from the first quarter of 2011.
  • Net income for the first quarter was $191 million, or $0.44 per diluted share, compared to $126 million, or $0.29 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2011. Non-GAAP net income for the quarter was $287 million, or $0.66 per diluted share, compared to $204 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2011.
  • Trailing twelve months operating cash flows were $2.12 billion, an increase of 64%. Trailing twelve months free cash flows were $2.07 billion, an increase of 53%.
  • Cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments were $5.22 billion and unearned revenue was $2.81 billion as of March 31, 2012.

U.S. revenues for the first quarter of 2012 grew 21% to $485 million from 2011. International revenues grew 28% to $570 million from 2011.

License revenues for the first quarter of 2012 were $482 million, an increase of 15% from 2011. Service revenues, which include software maintenance and professional services, were $573 million for 2012, an increase of 35% from 2011.

“VMware is well positioned for growth as the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure,” said Mark Peek, chief financial officer, VMware. “Second quarter 2012 revenues are expected to be in the range of $1.10 and $1.12 billion. Annual 2012 revenues are expected to be in the range of $4.525 and $4.625 billion, an increase of 20% to 23% from 2011, and annual license revenues are expected to grow between 12% and 16%.”

Recent Highlights & Strategic Announcements

  • In January 2012, VMware announced the availability of the VMware vCenter™ Operations Management™ Suite, a comprehensive management portfolio designed to help customers deliver IT as a service by simplifying and automating the operations of virtual and cloud environments. Updates to the VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite include deeper integration of capacity and configuration management capabilities and new "application awareness" to enable customers to optimize infrastructure operations based on application needs.
  • In February 2012, VMware unveiled at VMware Partner Exchange new solution competencies, programs and rewards designed to help partners guide their customers into the Cloud Era. The event grew by approximately 20% over 2011, attracting 4,000 IT experts from around the world to hear about the latest virtualization and cloud technology trends and learn hands-on how they can become the trusted advisers that will move customers to the next phase of IT as a service. • VMware recently celebrated the anniversary of Cloud Foundry™, the industry’s open platform as a service with announcements of new partnerships, a new system for managing open source software contributions, new tools for operating large-scale services, and additional multi-cloud deployment choices.
  • In April, VMware announced the availability of VMware Accelerate Advisory Services. Addressing the increasing role IT organizations play in the overall effectiveness of business outcomes, these new strategy consulting services will target C-level executives, introducing a method to help accelerate IT and business transformation and deepen the understanding of how cloud computing can deliver business results.

VMware plans to host a conference call today to review its first quarter 2012 results and to discuss its financial outlook. The call is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. PT/ 5:00 p.m. ET and can be accessed via the Web at http://ir.vmware.com. The webcast will be available live, and a replay will be available following completion of the live broadcast for approximately 60 days.


Über VMware
VMware bildet mit seinen Lösungen für die Virtualisierung und Cloud-Infrastrukturen die Basis für das Computing von morgen. Unternehmen jeder Größe haben mit Virtualisierungslösungen von VMware die Möglichkeit, ihre IT zu verschlanken und im Management zu vereinfachen sowie im Hinblick auf Prozesse und künftige Geschäftsentwicklungen flexibel und hochverfügbar zu gestalten – egal ob auf externen oder eigenen Plattformen. Kunden vertrauen der führenden Virtualisierungsplattform VMware vSphere, um Investitionen und laufende Ausgaben einzusparen, Business Continuity zu garantieren, ein höheres Sicherheitsniveau zu erreichen und ökologische Ziele wie Energieeinsparung umzusetzen. Mit mehr als 250.000 Kunden, über 25.000 Partnern und einem Umsatz von 2,9 Milliarden US-Dollar in 2010 ist VMware weltweiter Marktführer für Virtualisierung, das Thema mit fortwährend oberster Priorität für CIOs.
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