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VMware gibt Finanzzahlen für das dritte Quartal 2016 bekannt

VMware gibt Finanzzahlen für das dritte Quartal 2016 bekannt


  • Starkes Ergebnis über das gesamte Portfolio hinweg resultiert in jährlichem Umsatzwachstum von 6 Prozent auf 1,78 Milliarden US-Dollar
  • Mit der VMware Cross-Cloud Architektur und neuen Cloud-Partnerschaften bietet VMware seinen Kunden eine umfassende und leistungsfähige Hybrid Cloud

Palo Alto/München, 27. Oktober 2016 – VMware, führendes Unternehmen für Cloud-Infrastruktur und Unternehmensmobilität, gibt heute seine Finanzzahlen für das dritte Quartal 2016 bekannt. 

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

  • Revenue for the third quarter was $1.78 billion, an increase of 6% from the third quarter of 2015.
  • License revenue for the third quarter was $691 million, an increase of 1% from the third quarter of 2015.
  • GAAP net income for the third quarter was $319 million, or $0.75 per diluted share, up 25% per diluted share compared to $256 million, or $0.60 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2015. Non-GAAP net income for the quarter was $485 million, or $1.14 per diluted share, up 12% per diluted share compared to $433 million, or $1.02 per diluted share, for third quarter of 2015. 
  • GAAP operating income for the third quarter was $381 million, an increase of 17% from the third quarter of 2015. Non-GAAP operating income for the third quarter was $592 million, an increase of 12% from the third quarter of 2015. 
  • Operating cash flows for the third quarter were $620 million. Free cash flows for the quarter were $590 million.
  • Cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments were $8.25 billion, and unearned revenue was $5.09 billion as of September 30, 2016.
  • Total revenue plus sequential change in total unearned revenue grew 13% year-over-year.
  • License revenue plus sequential change in unearned license revenue grew 9% year-over-year.

“Our very good third-quarter financial results reflect VMware’s strength in delivering strategic value to our customers," said Pat Gelsinger, chief executive officer, VMware. “We are helping customers run any application across their private, public and hybrid clouds with our new Cross-Cloud Architecture, the industry’s most complete and capable hybrid cloud offering.” 

Zane Rowe, executive vice president and chief financial officer, VMware, said, “We are pleased with our Q3 financial performance, which exceeded the midpoint of our revenue and operating margin guidance. We continue to broaden our portfolio with a range of products that will drive growth for the company.”

Today VMware announced the formation of a new Products and Cloud Services organization focused on extending VMware’s leadership across compute, storage, networking, management and business mobility. Raghu Raghuram and Rajiv Ramaswami will co-lead this new organization and take on expanded roles as Chief Operating Officers, Products and Cloud Services. Sanjay Poonen is also taking on an expanded role as Chief Operating Officer, Customer Operations responsible for Worldwide Sales and Services, Channels, Marketing, and Global Communications. With these changes, Sumit Dhawan has been promoted to General Manager and Senior Vice President, End-User Computing, replacing Poonen in that role and Jeff Jennings has been promoted to Vice President and General Manager of the Networking and Security BU as Ramaswami moves into his COO role.     

The company also announced a transition to the Dell fiscal year beginning on February 4, 2017. The first quarter for fiscal 2018 will begin on February 4 and end on May 5, 2017.

Recent Highlights & Strategic Announcements 

  • At VMworld 2016, VMware recently hosted over 30,000 customers, partners and influencers in Las Vegas and Barcelona and introduced a wave of new products and services designed to help customers accelerate their digital transformation:
    • As an extension of the company’s hybrid cloud strategy, VMware unveiled its new Cross-Cloud Architecture, which enables customers to run, manage, connect and secure their applications across clouds and devices in a common operating environment.
    • Expanding on VMware’s partnership with IBM, the companies announced the availability of industry-first cloud services designed to quickly and easily move enterprise workloads to the cloud. With nearly 1,000 clients engaged, the global partnership between IBM and VMware is helping enterprises extend existing workloads to the public cloud in hours, versus weeks or months.
    • VMware unveiled new releases of its industry-leading compute, storage and cloud management solutions to help IT operations teams more efficiently run, manage and secure their traditional and modern applications on- or off-premises. The new releases of VMware vSphere, VMware vSAN and VMware vRealize Automation all will introduce support for containers enabling developers to become more productive and IT to easily run containerized applications in production.  
    • New services for the Photon Platform will offer an end-to-end enterprise cloud-native infrastructure platform for running modern, containerized applications in production with end-to-end support provided by VMware.  
    • VMware announced a new endpoint management approach for managing Windows 10, along with advancements to VMware Horizon and VMware Workspace ONE. These innovations will help advance the digital workspace and solve the challenge of supporting an increasingly mobile workforce that demands anytime, anywhere access to all applications from any device.
  • Two weeks ago, VMware, the leader in private cloud, and Amazon Web Services, the leader in public cloud, announced a partnership, to provide a new VMware vSphere-based cloud service running on AWS.  VMware Cloud on AWS will make it easier to run any application, using a common set of familiar software and tools, in a consistent hybrid cloud environment. This new service will be the primary public cloud solution delivered, sold and supported by VMware.
  • At AirWatch Connect, VMware announced additions its enterprise mobility management portfolio:
    • To help businesses of any size deliver apps, configure email, Wi-Fi, and get devices up and running quickly, VMware launched AirWatch Express. 
    • VMware will add the industry’s first unified solution for smart glasses management for augmented and mixed reality experiences to its AirWatch portfolio. 
    • Symantec selected VMware AirWatch to build enhanced endpoint security integrations
  • For the seventh consecutive year, VMware was positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner, 2016 Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure1
  • Earlier this week, VMware released its Global Impact Report for 2015. In this report, VMware expands and elevates its long-standing commitment to driving innovations that contribute to a net positive future and sustainable growth. For example, since 2003 VMware’s server virtualization products have avoided 603 million megawatt hours of power consumption, enough to power 53 million average U.S. households for one year2

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 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 revenues which include year-over-year comparisons will also be made available at in conjunction with the conference call.


  1. Gartner, Thomas J. Bittman, et al., Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure, August 3, 2016. 
  2. IDC Executive Brief, sponsored by VMware, Green IT: Virtualization Delivers Energy and Carbon Emissions Reductions, October 2016. 

Über VMware

VMware, weltweit führendes Unternehmen für Cloud-Infrastruktur und Unternehmensmobilität, unterstützt Unternehmen dabei, die digitale Transformation zu beschleunigen. Durch die Cross-Cloud-Architektur und Lösungen in den Bereichen Rechenzentrumsinfrastruktur, Mobility und Security sind Kunden von VMware in der Lage, mittels eines Software-definierten IT-Modells ihr Geschäft voranzutreiben. Mit einem Umsatz von 6,6 Milliarden US-Dollar im Jahr 2015 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


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