VMware and GemStone Systems
Acquired in May 2010
GemStone Systems developed an array of real-time data management solutions including GemFire Enterprise, a highly-scalable distributed data platform. GemFire enables the delivery of the right data to the right applications at the right time, wherever those applications are hosted. The high level of performance and scalability makes GemFire ideal for mission-critical applications in industries that rely on massive amounts of real-time data.
The acquisition of Gemstone by Springsource, a division of VMware, enhances VMware's suite of application infrastructure software with an important middleware capability. As we continue delivering platform as a service (PaaS) solutions that can work in customer datacenters or at service providers, GemFire will help customer solve the data management challenges of cloud-based architectures. GemFire is of high value today in mission-critical enterprise applications and will continue to play a strategic role for companies moving into the cloud, whether public, private or hybrid.