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The Top 10 VMware News Stories Of 2021 (So Far)

Mark Haranas

From soaring sales and acquisitions to major executive departures and a new CEO, here are the top ten biggest VMware news stories of 2021.

The Biggest VMware News In 2021

There is a new VMware in town in 2021 following significant leadership changes and a major transition towards software as-a-service (SaaS) and subscription.

Not only is VMware transforming itself to meet the needs of a hybrid cloud and SaaS world, but the virtualization superstar is also slated to become an independent company for the first time in over 15 years.

Sales are also soaring at the Palo Alto, Calif.-based software star despite the disruption caused by global COVID-19 pandemic. VMware’s first fiscal quarter revenues climbed nearly 10 percent year over year to over $3 billion, with net income of $425 million.

From VMware’s Kubernetes market momentum with Tanzu to a new CEO, CRN breaks down the top ten biggest VMware news stories of 2021 so far as the company makes some of its largest internal changes in years.

For more of the biggest startups, products and news stories of 2021 so far, click here .

 
Mark Haranas

Mark Haranas is an assistant news editor and longtime journalist now covering cloud, multicloud, software, SaaS and channel partners at CRN. He speaks with world-renown CEOs and IT experts as well as covering breaking news and live events while also managing several CRN reporters. He can be reached at mharanas@thechannelcompany.com.

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