Il fatturato cresce del 14% rispetto allo stesso periodo dello scorso anno
Milano, 1 giugno 2018 — VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), innovatore leader nel software aziendale, ha annunciato i risultati finanziari per il primo trimestre dell’anno fiscale 2019:
“Il primo trimestre ha rappresentato un ottimo inizio di anno fiscale e siamo soddisfatti dei nostri risultati che continuano a essere guidati dalla forza del nostro ampio portafoglio di prodotti e servizi e in tutte e tre le aree geografiche ", ha commentato Pat Gelsinger, chief executive officer, VMware . "Quest’anno celebriamo il nostro ventesimo anniversario e il software VMware continua a essere all'avanguardia nell'innovazione, fungendo da base essenziale per l'infrastruttura digitale nel mondo.”
Total revenue growth of 14% year-over-year Broad-based strength across all three geographies
PALO ALTO, CA — May 31, 2018 — VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today announced financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2019:
“Q1 was a strong start to the year, and we are pleased with our results, which continue to be driven by broad-based strength across our diverse product and services portfolio and in all three geographies,” commented Pat Gelsinger, chief executive officer, VMware. “As we mark our twentieth anniversary, VMware software continues to be at the forefront of innovation, serving as the essential, ubiquitous foundation for the world’s digital infrastructure.”
“Q1 results reflect the success we have with our broad and increasingly integrated product and services portfolio,” said Zane Rowe, executive vice president and chief financial officer, VMware. “The strong start to fiscal 2019 has us well positioned to execute on our strategy.”
Recent Highlights & Strategic Announcements
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, six quarters of historical data for unearned revenue will also be made available at http://ir.vmware.com in conjunction with the conference call.
*IDC Quarterly Converged Systems Tracker, April 5, 2018
Adoption of New Revenue Standard ASC 606
During May 2014, the Financial Accounting Standards Board issued updates to accounting standards related to revenue recognition ("ASC 606"). VMware adopted ASC 606 on a full retrospective basis effective February 3, 2018. Accordingly, the financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2019 presented in this release have been prepared under ASC 606. In order to provide meaningful comparisons to prior periods, VMware has included financial statements for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 and a balance sheet as of the end of fiscal 2018 adjusted for ASC 606. All year-over-year comparisons in this release compare first quarter fiscal 2019 results to the first quarter of fiscal 2018 as adjusted for ASC 606.
To further assist investors, the financial tables in this release also include a supplemental unearned revenue schedule for each quarter of fiscal 2018 as adjusted for ASC 606, as well as a supplemental schedule of financial information for each quarter of fiscal 2018 and the full fiscal years 2018 and 2016.
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