This week VMware announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2013, with Q4 revenues growing 15 percent year-over-year to $1.48 billion. Excluding Pivotal and other 2013 divestitures, total Q4 revenues grew at a rate of 20 percent year-over-year. Revenues for 2013 were $5.21 billion, a year-over-year increase of 13% or an increase of 17% excluding Pivotal and other 2013 divestitures.
“Our strong performance throughout 2013 is evidence that our customers are embracing our vision and realizing value from our solutions. In every region of the world, customers are making a long-term bet on VMware to help them transform their businesses for the mobile-cloud world.” – VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger
Complete investor information and results for Q4 and the full year of 2013 are available at ir.vmware.com.
In other VMware news, Chris Wolf, formerly a respected analyst at Gartner, is now VMware’s CTO for the Americas. In Chris’ new role, he will work closely with VMware customers across the Americas on their current and future cloud, mobile and virtualization strategies. Read Chris’ blog post, “Why I Decided to Join VMware,” for Chris’ perspective on the move and why he chose VMware over other vendors.
“The way we manage end user applications and data is shifting, and to VMware’s credit, it has understood this evolution for several years. Innovations that began with the Horizon Suite are considerably strengthened with the AirWatch acquisition; VMware has the essential ingredients to deliver a truly unified workspace environment.” –Chris Wolf
Lastly, Rick Blythe and the Support team announced the availability of vCenter Support Assistant version 5.5. This latest release builds on the previous release’s ability to open and manage support requests directly in the vSphere Web Client and introduces new functionality. Learn more about the product release by reading the post on the VMware Support Insider blog.