VMware’s Bitfusion And Uhana AI Acquisitions: 5 Things To Know
VMware’s acquisition tear continued this month with the acquisitions of startups Bitfusion and Uhana. Here are five things you need to know about VMware’s M&A strategy.
VMware’s Acquisition Spree
VMware is on an acquisition tear in 2019, putting its money where its mouth is in terms of strategic purchases to drive new artificial intelligence capabilities and opportunities inside the company’s broad software portfolio.
This month, the Palo Alto, Calif.-based virtualization superstar announced its intent to acquire Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Bitfusion, who specializes in virtualizing hardware accelerators for applications, as well as Palo Alto, Calif.-based Uhana, which automates network operations and optimizes application experience through AI. Financial terms of both deals were not publicly disclosed.
VMware has already been making waves in 2019 in hot technology spaces such as in containers while also emerging as a hybrid cloud leader with new and tighter integrations with the likes of Dell Technologies, Amazon and Microsoft.
CRN breaks down the five things you need to know about Bitfusion, Uhana and VMware’s integration plans for the two new additions.