VMware Announces Exercise of Over-Allotment Option

PALO ALTO, Calif., August 14, 2007 — VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today announced that the underwriters of its initial public offering exercised their over-allotment option to purchase an additional 4,950,000 shares of its Class A Common Stock at $29.00 per share.  The option was granted in connection with the company’s initial public offering of 33,000,000 shares of its Class A Common Stock, which priced on August 13, 2007.

Citi, JPMorgan and Lehman Brothers acted as the representatives of the underwriters and, together with Credit Suisse, Merrill Lynch & Co. and Deutsche Bank Securities, acted as the joint book-running managers of the offering.

A registration statement relating to the offering was filed with and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. A copy of the prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained by contacting: Citi, Brooklyn Army Terminal, 140 58th Street, 8th Floor, Brooklyn, New York 11220 (tel: 718-765-6732; fax: 718-765-6734); JPMorgan, Prospectus Department, National Statement Processing, Prospectus Library, 4 Chase Metrotech Center, CS Level, Brooklyn, New York 11245 (tel: 718-242-8002); or Lehman Brothers c/o Broadridge, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717 (email: qiana.smith@broadridge.com, tel: 631-274-2635).

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