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VMware Reports Q1 Results

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW), the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop to the datacenter, today announced financial results for the first quarter of 2008:

  • Revenues for the first quarter were $438 million, an increase of 69% compared to the first quarter of 2007.
  • GAAP operating income for the first quarter was $48 million, compared to $46 million in the first quarter of 2007. Non-GAAP operating income was $106 million, an increase of 62% over the year-ago quarter.
  • GAAP net income for the quarter was $43 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, compared to $41 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Non-GAAP net income for the quarter was $88 million, or $0.22 per diluted share, compared to $0.16 a year ago.

Q1 was another quarter of increased demand for VMware virtualization products and solutions,” said Diane Greene, president and chief executive officer of VMware. “Our strategy to continually deliver superb quality and market-expanding solutions well ahead of the competition is working and we’re advantaging our lead with our well developed multi-tier partner distribution model. We are seeing customers progress more rapidly through the virtualization adoption path; many are now moving right into a VMware-based architecture so that they can pool their resources, deliver capacity on demand, and also get an insurance policy for business continuity and disaster recovery.”

VMware Inc.