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Primeur weekly 2012-01-30

Exascale supercomputing

Intel to buy some QLogic networking assets for $125 million ...

The Cloud

Pacific Controls acquires Infotility Inc. to become the world leader in intelligent software agents for the Smart Grid ...

Vnetrix delivers Cloud services to global businesses in hours using CA Technologies private Cloud software ...

Nexica powers its Cloud computing service with EMC VNX unified storage ...

Oracle Utilities Meter-to-Cash Applications Running on Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud demonstrate unprecedented throughput for 10 million interval meters ...

Red Hat updates Messaging, Realtime and Grid platform ...

VMware delivers VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite ...

Novatrend builds new Cloud services with CA Technologies turnkey Cloud platform ...

American College of Physicians and CECity launch new quality improvement technology platform ...

Oracle Desktop Virtualization solution wins 2011 GOOD DESIGN Award ...

VMware opens Online Virtualization and Cloud Solutions Marketplace ...

EMC reports record fourth-quarter and full-year revenue and profit ...

VMware reports fourth quarter and full year 2011 results ...

EMC accelerates journey to the Cloud at Cisco Live ...

EuroFlash

ACE announces ABI testing in Rembrandt Release of the SuperTest compiler test and validation suite ...

Joe Casson, University of Brighton joins Visual Acuity ...

projectiondesign and Jumbo Vision helps increasing offshore efficiency using land-based collaboration and control ...

2012 International Supercomputing Conference calls for posters, BoFs, and student volunteers ...

World's longest superconductor system to replace inner-city high-voltage cable ...

Jumpstarting computers with 3D chips ...

Russian HPC vendor RSC Group summarizes the results of 2011 and outlines prospects for business development ...

USFlash

Mexico rolls out supercomputer ...

AMD Opteron 6200 Series processor family wins the Linley Group Analysts' Choice Award for Best Server Processor ...

HP virtualizes storage for California State University to support scholastic research ...

IBM and NEC team up to enable industry innovators Tervela and Selerity to transform their networks with OpenFlow ...

Watson supercomputer advises oncologists ...

NCSA Blue Waters Project selects Globus Online for data movement ...

Major new NVIDIA CUDA release makes it faster and easier to accelerate scientific research with GPUs ...

AMD announces the first AMD Fusion Center of Innovation ...

A big leap toward lowering the power consumption of microprocessors ...

AMD reports fourth quarter and annual results ...

Novation selects Oracle Exadata Database Machine to improve performance and scale of health care supply chain analytics platform ...

Oracle completes acquisition of RightNow ...

IBM and VELCO to build next generation communications network for Vermont Energy Grid ...

Red Hat encourages open collaboration by establishing Independent Board for Open Source Project GlusterFS ...

SDSC's East Building receives LEED Gold Certification ...

VMware reports fourth quarter and full year 2011 results

23 Jan 2012 Palo Alto - VMware Inc., a global expert in virtualization and Cloud infrastructure, has announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2011.

Revenues for the fourth quarter were $1.06 billion, an increase of 27% from the fourth quarter of 2010, and an increase of 26% measured in constant currency.

Operating income for the fourth quarter was $214 million, an increase of 64% from the fourth quarter of 2010. Non-GAAP operating income for the fourth quarter was $338 million, an increase of 37% from the fourth quarter of 2010.

Net income for the fourth quarter was $200 million, or $0.46 per diluted share, compared to $120 million, or $0.28 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2010. Non-GAAP net income for the quarter was $266 million, or $0.62 per diluted share, compared to $198 million, or $0.46 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2010.

Operating cash flows for the fourth quarter were $561 million, an increase of 38% from the fourth quarter of 2010. Free cash flows for the quarter were $535 million, an increase of 32% from the fourth quarter of 2010.

Revenues for 2011 were $3.77 billion, an increase of 32% from 2010.

Operating income for 2011 was $735 million, an increase of 72% from 2010. Non-GAAP operating income for 2011 was $1.17 billion, an increase of 43% from 2010.

Net income for 2011 was $724 million, or $1.68 per diluted share, compared to $357 million, or $0.84 per diluted share, for 2010. Non-GAAP net income for 2011 was $936 million, or $2.17 per diluted share, compared to $639 million, or $1.51 per diluted share, for 2010.

Operating cash flows for 2011 were $2.03 billion, an increase of 72% and free cash flows for the year were $1.95 billion, an increase of 62% from 2010.

Cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments were $4.51 billion and unearned revenue was $2.71 billion as of December 31, 2011.

U.S. revenues for 2011 grew 26% to $1.82 billion from 2010. International revenues grew 38% to $1.94 billion from 2010.

License revenues for 2011 were $1.84 billion, an increase of 31% from 2010. Service revenues, which include software maintenance and professional services, were $1.93 billion for 2011, an increase of 32% from 2010.

"The quarter's strong performance further signals that virtualization is the foundation for simplifying and automating IT", stated Paul Maritz, chief executive officer, VMware. "As customers continue to drive significant IT transformation, our task remains in providing solutions that go beyond cost reduction, yielding business and competitive value."

"We are pleased with our record fourth quarter results", stated Mark Peek, chief financial officer, VMware. "Our investments over the years have clearly paid off and we will continue to take advantage of long-term opportunities ahead. First quarter 2012 revenues are expected to be in the range of $1.015 and $1.040 billion, an increase of 20% to 23% from the first quarter 2011. Annual 2012 revenues are expected to be in the range of $4.475 and $4.6 billion, an increase of 19% to 22% from 2011, and annual license revenues are expected to grow between 11% and 16%."

In October 2011, VMware unveiled three product suites designed to simplify and automate IT management. With significant enhancements to VMware vCenter Operations and the introduction of new VMware vFabric Application Management and VMware IT Business Management suites, VMware will help customers amplify the value of their virtual environments and achieve the agility and economics of Cloud computing.

VMware announced VMware vCenter Protect Essentials Plus, a complete on-premise management system designed to meet the needs of the small and midsize businesses (SMBs) and enhancements to its VMware Go Pro service, simplifying IT management for SMBs.

VMware announced VMware Horizon Mobile, a simple way for IT departments to securely provision, manage and de-provision a corporate mobile workspace to an employee's Android device over-the-air, while enabling the employee to retain the privacy and control of their personal mobile environments. VMware Horizon Mobile is expected to be available in early 2012.

In December 2011, VMware announced new VMware View Clients for Kindle Fire, Mac and Linux, along with updates to its popular VMware View Clients for Android and iPad. The new VMware View Clients for Mac and Linux enable IT organisations to empower more agile, productive and connected workforce or school communities by providing an easy-to-access, high-fidelity desktop virtualization experience optimized for the device of their choice. The new VMware View Clients for Mac and Linux are expected to be available in early 2012.

Source: VMware

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2012-01-30

Exascale supercomputing

Intel to buy some QLogic networking assets for $125 million ...

The Cloud

Pacific Controls acquires Infotility Inc. to become the world leader in intelligent software agents for the Smart Grid ...

Vnetrix delivers Cloud services to global businesses in hours using CA Technologies private Cloud software ...

Nexica powers its Cloud computing service with EMC VNX unified storage ...

Oracle Utilities Meter-to-Cash Applications Running on Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud demonstrate unprecedented throughput for 10 million interval meters ...

Red Hat updates Messaging, Realtime and Grid platform ...

VMware delivers VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite ...

Novatrend builds new Cloud services with CA Technologies turnkey Cloud platform ...

American College of Physicians and CECity launch new quality improvement technology platform ...

Oracle Desktop Virtualization solution wins 2011 GOOD DESIGN Award ...

VMware opens Online Virtualization and Cloud Solutions Marketplace ...

EMC reports record fourth-quarter and full-year revenue and profit ...

VMware reports fourth quarter and full year 2011 results ...

EMC accelerates journey to the Cloud at Cisco Live ...

EuroFlash

ACE announces ABI testing in Rembrandt Release of the SuperTest compiler test and validation suite ...

Joe Casson, University of Brighton joins Visual Acuity ...

projectiondesign and Jumbo Vision helps increasing offshore efficiency using land-based collaboration and control ...

2012 International Supercomputing Conference calls for posters, BoFs, and student volunteers ...

World's longest superconductor system to replace inner-city high-voltage cable ...

Jumpstarting computers with 3D chips ...

Russian HPC vendor RSC Group summarizes the results of 2011 and outlines prospects for business development ...

USFlash

Mexico rolls out supercomputer ...

AMD Opteron 6200 Series processor family wins the Linley Group Analysts' Choice Award for Best Server Processor ...

HP virtualizes storage for California State University to support scholastic research ...

IBM and NEC team up to enable industry innovators Tervela and Selerity to transform their networks with OpenFlow ...

Watson supercomputer advises oncologists ...

NCSA Blue Waters Project selects Globus Online for data movement ...

Major new NVIDIA CUDA release makes it faster and easier to accelerate scientific research with GPUs ...

AMD announces the first AMD Fusion Center of Innovation ...

A big leap toward lowering the power consumption of microprocessors ...

AMD reports fourth quarter and annual results ...

Novation selects Oracle Exadata Database Machine to improve performance and scale of health care supply chain analytics platform ...

Oracle completes acquisition of RightNow ...

IBM and VELCO to build next generation communications network for Vermont Energy Grid ...

Red Hat encourages open collaboration by establishing Independent Board for Open Source Project GlusterFS ...

SDSC's East Building receives LEED Gold Certification ...