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VMware, Inc. is an American cloud computing and virtualization technology company with headquarters in Palo Alto, California.[3] VMware was the first commercially successful company to virtualize the x86 architecture.[self-published source][4]

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VMware, Inc.
FoundedFebruary 10, 1998; 24 years ago (1998-02-10)
Palo Alto, California, U.S.
HeadquartersStanford Research Park
Palo Alto, California, U.S.
Key people
ServicesVirtualization software, SaaS, Cloud
Revenue US$12.85 billion (2022)
US$2.39 billion (2022)
US$1.82 billion (2022)
Total assets US$28.68 billion (2022)
Total equity US$−876 million (2022)
OwnerMichael Dell (40%)[1]
Number of employees
37,500 (2022)
Footnotes / references
Financials as of January 28, 2022[2]

VMware's desktop software runs on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and macOS. VMware ESXi, its enterprise software hypervisor, is an operating system[5] that runs on server hardware.[6]

In May 2022, Broadcom Inc. announced an agreement to acquire VMware in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at $61 billion.[7]