VMware gibt Finanzzahlen für das dritte Quartal 2014 bekannt

  • Umsatz steigt im Vergleich zum Vorjahreszeitraum um 18 Prozent auf 1,52 Milliarden US-Dollar
  • GAAP-Gewinn je Aktie von 0,45 US-Dollar; Non-GAAP-Gewinn je Aktie von 0,87 US-Dollar, ein Wachstum von 3 Prozent im Jahresvergleich
  • Mehr als 32.000 Besucher auf der VMworld 2014 in San Francisco und Barcelona

München, 23. Oktober 2014 – „Kunden auf der ganzen Welt setzen langfristig auf VMware, um sie bei der Transformation ihrer Unternehmen und bei der Realisierung eines neuen IT-Modells zu unterstützen“, sagt Pat Gelsinger, Chief Executive Officer bei VMware. „Mithilfe von VMware-Technologie gelingt es unseren Kunden heute, sich von Hardware-Einschränkungen zu befreien und von den Vorteilen eines neuen Sicherheitsmodells zu profitieren, das optimal auf unsere mobile Welt mit Millionen von Applikationen ausgerichtet ist.“

„Im dritten Quartal 2014 stieg unser Umsatz im Vergleich zum Vorjahr um 18 Prozent – dies bestätigt die zunehmende Kundenakzeptanz gegenüber unseren Lösungen und Services“, erläutert Jonathan Chadwick, Chief Financial Officer bei VMware. „Wir sind besonders zufrieden mit der Entwicklung unserer neueren Geschäftsfelder wie Mobilität, Networking, Storage und Hybrid Cloud – die das generelle Wachstum bei VMware vorantreiben und unsere langfristige Strategie unterstützen.“

Weitere Details zu den Finanzzahlen entnehmen Sie bitte der englischsprachigen Pressemeldung wie folgt:
  • Revenues for the third quarter were $1.52 billion, an increase of 18% from the third quarter of 2013.
  • Operating income for the third quarter was $242 million, a decrease of 16% from the third quarter of 2013, reflecting the impact of the AirWatch acquisition. Non-GAAP operating income for the third quarter was $460 million, an increase of 5% from the third quarter of 2013, also reflecting the impact of the AirWatch acquisition, as expected.
  • Net income for the third quarter was $194 million, or $0.45 per diluted share, down 26% per diluted share compared to $261 million, or $0.60 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2013. Non-GAAP net income for the quarter was $377 million, or $0.87 per diluted share, up 3% per diluted share compared to $363 million, or $0.84 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2013. Both GAAP and Non-GAAP results on a year-overyear basis primarily reflect the acquisition of AirWatch, completed in the first quarter of 2014, as expected.
  • Cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments were $7.09 billion, and unearned revenues were $4.37 billion as of September 30, 2014.
Recent Highlights & Strategic Announcements
  • At VMworld® 2014, VMware recently hosted over 32,000 customers, partners and influencers in San Francisco and Barcelona while announcing a wave of new products and partnerships across the company’s portfolio.
  • VMware introduced EVO: RAIL™, a hyper-converged infrastructure appliance that helps customers streamline the deployment and scale-out of Software-Defined IT infrastructure. VMware EVO: RAIL is the first solution in a family of hyper-converged infrastructure offerings from VMware.
  • VMware continues to rapidly expand the capabilities and global footprint of its vCloud Air™ hybrid cloud platform. At VMworld 2014 Europe last week, the company announced a new VMware-operated data center in Germany, which will help address German and EU compliance and data protection regulations.
  • VMware recently unveiled the vRealize™ Suite 6, its cloud management platform purpose-built for managing the hybrid cloud. VMware also unveiled a major update of VMware vRealize Operations™ and the new VMware vRealize Code Stream™ to enable DevOps teams to deliver frequent, reliable software releases.
  • VMware announced a joint initiative with Docker, Google and Pivotal to help enterprises run and manage container-based applications on a common platform. In addition, the company announced the VMware Integrated OpenStack offering that enables IT organizations to quickly and cost-effectively deliver developer-friendly OpenStack APIs and tools on top of their existing VMware infrastructure.
  • VMware announced strategic technology and go-to-market NSX™ partnerships with Arista Networks, F5 and HP, as well as a technology and global reseller agreement with Dell to deliver NSX solutions worldwide. In addition, VMware announced a partnership with Palo Alto Networks to deliver unified security for the hybrid cloud and announced plans with CSC for their new web scale Infrastructure-as-a-Service platform, which will be built on OpenStack and VMware’s software-defined data center solutions, including NSX.
  • VMware acquired CloudVolumes, a leading provider of real-time application delivery technology. The company also unveiled VMware Workspace™ Suite, a new integrated platform for managing applications, data and devices, which offers a single, integrated portal to access AirWatch® by VMware solutions, and VMware Horizon®. In addition, VMware’s end-user computing business announced key partnerships with HP, SAP, NVIDIA and Google.

The company will host a conference call today at 2:00 p.m. PT/ 5:00 p.m. ET to review financial results and business outlook. A live web broadcast of the event will be available on the VMware investor relations website at http://ir.vmware.com. Slides will accompany the web broadcast. The replay of the webcast and slides will be available on the website for two months. In addition, seven quarters of historical data for revenues and unearned revenues, excluding revenues generated each period by the products and services contributed to Pivotal Software, Inc. on April 1, 2013 and the products and services associated with the divestitures that occurred in 2013 will also be made available at http://ir.vmware.com in conjunction with the conference call.

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