Fatturato record di 8,97 miliardi di dollari per l’anno fiscale,+14% rispetto all’anno precedente. Il fatturato del quarto trimestre è cresciuto del 16% rispetto allo stesso periodo dell’anno precedente, guidato da una solidità generale del business
Milano, 1 marzo 2019 - VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), leader globale e innovatore del software enterprise, ha annunciato oggi i risultati finanziari per il quarto trimestre e l'intero anno fiscale 2019. Questi i dati principali:
"Il quarto trimestre è stato il finale eccezionale di un ottimo anno fiscale guidato da una forte presenza di tutto il nostro portafoglio di soluzioni e in tutte e tre le aree geografiche", ha commentato Pat Gelsinger, CEO di VMware. "VMware fornisce le fondamenta software essenziali per la digital tranformation dei nostri clienti e al tempo stesso lavora per un impatto positivo sulle persone, sui prodotti e sul pianeta.”
"Siamo soddisfatti dei risultati del trimestre e dell’intero anno, compresa la distribusioni di 11 miliardi di dollari di dividendi ai nostri azionisti lo scorso dicembre,” ha dichiarato Zane Rowe, executive vice president and chief financial officer, VMware. "Abbiamo continuato a ottenere un profondo coinvolgimento con i nostri clienti e partner, che sfruttano il portafoglio VMware per le loro iniziative di business".
Highlight del quarto trimestre e annunci strategici
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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 fourth quarter and full year 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 three months and year ended February 2, 2018, adjusted for ASC 606, and the balance sheet as of the end of fiscal 2018, adjusted for ASC 606. All year-over-year comparisons in this release compare fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2019 results to the fourth quarter and full year 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 the third and fourth quarters of fiscal 2018 as adjusted for ASC 606.
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1 Forrester, Andrew Hewitt and Chris Sherman, The Forrester Wave™: Unified Endpoint Management, Q4 2018, 20 November 2018.
2 Gartner, John MacAurthur, et. Al., Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure, 2 January 2019. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.