Patrick P. Gelsinger
CEO & Director
Co-Founder and Principal Engineer
Zane C. Rowe
CFO & Executive VP
Jon T. Robertson
President of VMware KK
Managing Director of Middle East, Turkey & North Africa
Vmware was founded in the year 1998. The company has been operational for almost more than 20 years now. The founders of the company were Edouard Bugnion, Diane Greene, Scott Devine, Mendel Rosenblum and Ellen Wang. The company in its first year of operations operated in secret mode along with 20 employees. In the year 1999, the company was launched at the DEMO event, which was organised by Chris Shipley. The product released by the company was the VMware Workstation. The company had entered the server industry, along with the VMware GSX Server, which was hosted and the VMware ESX Server, which was hostless. Then in the year 2003, the company had launched vMotion, VMware Virtual Centre and also the Virtual SMP Technology. The following year the company had released the support for 64-bit.
In the year 2004, the company was taken over by EMC for about $625 million. Then in the year 2007, the company had sold 15 per cent of the company's share to the public for an IPO or Initial Public Offering. In the year 2008, the company had raked in a disappointing performance, which led to the firing of the company's co-founder and also the CEO as well, known as Diane Greene. She was replaced by Paul Maritz. The same year, Mendel Rosenblum, who was the husband of Diane Greene, had resigned from the company. In the year 2008, the company had collaborated with Cisco Systems. In the year 2011, the company had launched an open source platform, known as Cloud Foundry. Then in the year 2013, the company had launched its own IaaS service, known as vCloud Hybrid Service at the company's new Palo Alto headquarters. As of the year 2016, EMC was taken over by Dell Incorporated and was renamed as Dell EMC. As a result, almost 800 employees were fired as well. The same year, the company had launched Workstation 12.5 and also Fusion 8.5, which supported Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016. In the year 2016, the company's president had left in order to join Sequoia Capital. The company had also launched its VMware Cloud Provider website as well. This is a place where all the latest case studies, architecture toolkits, blogs and even demos will be available at just a single location. As of the year 2017, the company was ranked at number three on the highest paying jobs companies in the USA. As of the year 2017, the company had sold off its vCloud Air to OVH, which is a cloud service provider located in France. The headquarters of the company is based in 3401 Hillview Avenue. The name of the place is Pao Alto, while the name of the state is California, USA. The pin code of the area is 94034.
VMware is an American company that focuses on the designing and development of various kinds of virtualisation and cloud software and services, for all of its customers and clients, all over the world. The current CEO of the company is Pat Gelsinger. As of the year 2018, the total revenue generated by the company is more than $8.9 billion. Also, the number of employees working at the company, as of the year 2017, is more than 21,700. The company is currently a subsidiary of Dell Technologies, which owns almost 83 per cent of the company. The software developed by the company works on Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS and also Linux operating systems as well. The company was also one of the first to commercialise the virtualisation of the x86 computer architecture.
The primary services provided by the company include allowing customers and clients to obtain the various virtualisation and cloud computing services and software, which are solely designed and manufactured by the company itself. The products of the company include VMware View, VMware Workstation, VMware Player, vRealize Operations, VMware Infrastructure, vCloud Director, etcetera.
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