VMware gibt Finanzzahlen für das erste Quartal 2015 bekannt

  • Umsatz steigt im Vergleich zum Vorjahreszeitraum um 11 Prozent auf 1,51 Milliarden US-Dollar, ein Wachstum von 13 Prozent zu konstanten Wechselkursen
  • GAAP-Gewinn je Aktie von 0,45 US-Dollar und Non-GAAP-Gewinn je Aktie von 0,86 US-Dollar, ein Wachstum von 7 Prozent gegenüber dem Vorjahreszeitraum

München, 23. April 2015 – „VMware konnte im ersten Quartal des Finanzjahres 2015 stabile Ergebnisse erzielen und hat mit der branchenweit ersten einheitlichen Plattform für die Hybrid Cloud eines der bedeutendsten Produkte seiner Geschichte angekündigt“, sagt Pat Gelsinger, Chief Executive Officer bei VMware.

„Das Umsatzwachstum des ersten Quartals 2015 von 13 Prozent zu konstanten Wechselkursen ist sehr erfreulich“, sagt Jonathan Chadwick, Chief Financial Officer und Chief Operating Officer bei VMware. „Wir haben unsere Strategie erfolgreich fortgeführt und unser Portfolio durch eine Vielzahl an Lösungen erweitert, mit denen wir unser Wachstum in Zukunft nachhaltig vorantreiben werden.“

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

  • Total revenues for the first quarter were $1.51 billion, an increase of 11% from the first quarter of 2014, or up 13% year-over-year in constant currency.
  • License revenues for the first quarter were $576 million, an increase of 3% from the first quarter of 2014, or up 6% year-over-year in constant currency.
  • GAAP operating income for the first quarter was $218 million, a decrease of 9% from the first quarter of 2014. Non-GAAP operating income for the first quarter was $451 million, an increase of 7% from the first quarter of 2014. Both GAAP and Non-GAAP results on a year-over-year basis include the impact of the acquisition of AirWatch, completed in the first quarter of 2014.
  • GAAP net income for the first quarter was $196 million, or $0.45 per diluted share, down 1% per diluted share compared to $199 million, or $0.46 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2014. Non-GAAP net income for the quarter was $369 million, or $0.86 per diluted share, up 7% per diluted share compared to $348 million, or $0.80 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2014. Both GAAP and Non-GAAP results on a year-over-year basis include the impact of the acquisition of AirWatch, completed in the first quarter of 2014.
  • Operating cash flows for the first quarter were $683 million. Free cash flows for the quarter were $577 million.
  • Cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments were $7.23 billion, and unearned revenues were $4.74 billion as of March 31, 2015.
  • Total revenues plus sequential change in total unearned revenues declined 1% year-over-year, grew 4% year-over-year when adjusted for constant currency, and grew 7% year-over-year when adjusted for constant currency and acquired unearned revenues from the AirWatch acquisition in Q1 2014.
  • License revenues plus sequential change in unearned license revenues was flat year-over-year, grew 5% year-over-year when adjusted for constant currency, and grew 9% year-over-year when adjusted for constant currency and acquired unearned license revenues from the AirWatch acquisition in Q1 2014.
Recent Highlights & Strategic Announcements
  • On February 2, VMware was joined by over 25,000 customers, partners and influencers as we announced the industry's first unified platform of virtualized compute, networking and storage for the hybrid cloud and outlined our One Cloud, Any Application, Any Device strategy. New products include VMware vSphere® 6 — the foundation for the hybrid cloud, VMware Integrated OpenStack, Virtual SAN TM 6, vSphere Virtual Volumes TM and new vCloud Air TM hybrid networking services.
  • At Mobile World Congress, VMware unveiled VMware vCloud® for NFV, an integrated Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) platform that will combine our virtualized compute, networking, storage and management solutions with integrated OpenStack support. At the conference, VMware also announced AirWatch® 8, which streamlines the management of virtually every device type and mobile application while helping organizations improve business processes.
  • VMware continued to expand its investment in hybrid cloud with new vCloud Air services and locations, including:
    • An agreement between VMware and Google to integrate selected Google Cloud Platform Services into vCloud Air, including Google Cloud Storage, Google BigQuery, Google Cloud Datastore and Google Cloud DNS.
    • The availability of VMware vCloud Government Service TM provided by Carpathia, which has achieved the Provisional Authority to Operate (ATO) through the U.S. Government’s Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP).
    • In the U.K., VMware vCloud Air TM is now available for government and public sector organizations to purchase, both directly and as part of the G-Cloud 6 framework.
    • The general availability of vCloud Air Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand, which provides customers a quick online sign-up to pay for only those resources that are used as well as enhanced disaster recovery and advanced networking services.
    • A continued global expansion of our services with the announcement of general availability of vCloud Air in Germany and Australia.
  • VMware announced the launch of two new open source projects — Project Lightwave TM, an enterprise identity and access management solution that also enables scalable security for containers, and Project Photon TM, a lightweight Linux operating system focused on container and cloud native applications.

Über VMware
VMware, der weltweit führende Anbieter von Virtualisierungs- und Cloud-Infrastruktur-Lösungen, ermöglicht Unternehmen jeder Größe, im Cloud-Zeitalter größtmögliche Erfolge zu erzielen. Dank der Technologien von VMware können Kunden IT-Ressourcen ihren Bedürfnissen entsprechend verschlanken und deren Management deutlich vereinfachen. Mit einem Umsatz von 5,21 Milliarden US-Dollar im Jahr 2013 verfügt VMware über 500.000 Kunden und über ein globales Partnernetzwerk aus 75.000 Partnern. Das IT-Unternehmen hat seinen Firmenhauptsitz im kalifornischen Silicon Valley mit Niederlassungen über den ganzen Globus. Die deutsche Geschäftsstelle befindet sich in München-Unterschleißheim. Weitere Informationen finden Sie unter www.vmware.com/de.

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