VMware Acquisitions: Eleven Since 2011
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VMware itself was acquired by EMC in 2004. But since 2011 VMware has been on an acquisition tear; the latest of which is Nicira, a provider of tools for creating software-defined networks (SDN).
That appetite for acquisition shows no signs of abating. But turning them all into strategic business assets might require a little work
Spends $1.26 billion in cash to muscle in on emerging software-defined networking (SDN) market.
Extends reach into management of private clouds running on top of virtual machines
Doubles down on desktop virtualization by betting on Type 1 hypervisors
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