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VMware reports fiscal year 2022 second quarter results, Cloud Native

PALO ALTO, California. VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today announced financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2022:

  • Revenues for the second quarter were $ 3.14 billion, an increase of 9% compared to the second quarter of fiscal 2021.
  • The combination of subscription and SaaS and license revenue was $ 1.51 billion, an increase of 12% compared to the second quarter of fiscal 2021.
  • Subscription and SaaS revenue for the second quarter was $ 776 million, an increase of 23% on an annual basis.
  • The subscription and SaaS ARR for the second quarter were $ 3.15 billion, an increase of 26% on an annual basis.
  • GAAP net income for the second quarter was $ 411 million, or $ 0.97 per diluted share, a decrease of 8% per diluted share compared to $ 447 million, or $ 1.06 per diluted share for the second quarter of fiscal 2021. Net income outside GAAP for the second quarter was $ 739 million, or $ 1.75 per diluted share, by 3% per diluted share compared to $ 766 million, or $ 1.81 of diluted share for the second quarter of fiscal 2021
  • GAAP’s operating income for the second quarter was $ 525 million, a decrease of 2% compared to the second quarter of fiscal 2021. Non-GAAP operating income for the second quarter is $ 924 million, a decrease of 3% compared to the second quarter of fiscal 2021.
  • The operating cash flow for the second quarter was $ 864 million. The free cash flow for the second quarter was $ 777 million.
  • RPO for the second quarter is total $ 11.2 billion, by 8% more than the previous year.
  • The company remains on track for a planned spin – off from Dell Technologies Inc. in the beginning November 2021.

“Our customers are developing their strategies from ‘cloud first’ to ‘cloud smart’ philosophy, where they choose the right clouds and cloud services for the right load and turn to a multi-cloud environment,” he said. Raghu Raghuram,, VMware CEO. “We deliver the multi-cloud platform for all applications, enabling the digital innovation and enterprise control our customers need to accelerate their business today and in the future.”

“We are pleased with our financial results for the second quarter with the subscription and SaaS ARR, increasing by 26% on an annual basis to $ 3.2 billion,” said Zane Rowe, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, VMware. “Our performance in the second quarter reflects the strong growth in product bookings during the year in major categories, including our multi-cloud business and modern applications, along with end-user calculations.”

Business highlights and strategic communications

  • VMware introduced VMware Anywhere Workspace, a solution that combines VMware Workspace ONE, VMware SASE, and VMware Carbon Black Cloud, enabling organizations to manage multimodal employee experiences, better protect the distributed edge, and automate the workspace.
  • VMware works with Zoom Video Communications, Inc. to provide better and more secure collaboration for hybrid work environments. Efforts will ensure interoperability between VMware Anywhere Workspace and the Zoom Collaboration Platform to further improve the ease of use, performance, and security of applications and the network.
  • VMware and Vapor IO have announced that they are building a Multi-Cloud Grid service that integrates VMware Telco Cloud Platform with Vapor IO’s Kinetic Grid platform, designed to significantly simplify and reduce the cost of deploying distributed 5G systems and applications in real time.
  • Cohere Technologies and VMware develop an open radio access network (O-RAN) solution to help communication service providers improve network and spectrum efficiency and provide new and differentiated services and experience to their customers.
  • VMware has announced enhanced SaaS innovations for VMware Horizon, the industry-leading virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and the Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) platform. These new capabilities will make it easier for IT organizations to manage Horizon deployments wherever they are, locally or in the cloud.
  • VMware received further recognition from leading industry analysts:
    • VMware is positioned as a leader in “The Forrester Wave ™: Endpoint Security Software as a Service, Q2 2021.” 1
    • IDC Ranked VMware No. 1 in the Global IT Automation and Configuration Management (ITACM) 2020 Market Share
    • IDC ranks VMware №1 in software-defined market share calculations in 2020.

1 Forrester, Chris Sherman, The Forrester Wave ™: Endpoint Security Software as a Service, Q2, 2021, May 13, 2021
2 IDC, “World Market Shares of IT Automation and Configuration Management Software, 2020: Moderate Growth Against a Pandemic Disruption”, doc # US47758721, June 2021
3 IDC, “Market shares of software-defined computer software worldwide, 2020: growth shifts to containers”, doc # US47298521, June 2021

The company will host a conference call today at 1:30 p.m. PT/ 4:30 p.m. ET to review financial results and business prospects. Live broadcast of the event on the web will be available at VMware Investor Relations Website http://ir.vmware.com. The slides will accompany the webcast. The replay of the webcast and slides will be available on the website for two months. In addition, six-quarters of historical uncollected revenue data will also be provided at http://ir.vmware.com in connection with a conference call.

concerning VMware

VMware software feeds the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s cloud offerings, application upgrades, networking, security and digital workspace help customers deliver any application to any cloud on any device. Based in Palo Alto, California,, VMware is committed to being a force for good, from its groundbreaking technological innovations to its global impact. For more information, please visit https://www.vmware.com/company.html.

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