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Before you buy or sell VmWare shares, we recommend that you make sure you have all the knowledge you need to analyse this stock in the best conditions. This is what we propose in this article dedicated to this stock. In this article, we will present the detailed activities of this company with its main sources of revenue, its various competitors on the market and its recent partnerships. But we will also talk to you about the fundamental analysis of this stock with the list of elements that you will see analysed within the framework of this analysis and that can have a significant influence on its stock price.

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ISIN code: US9285634021
Ticker: NYSE: VMW
Index or market: NYSE

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Elements to consider before selling or buying VMware shares

Analysis N°1

The evolution of virtualisation for both the consumer and enterprise markets will have a significant impact on business growth opportunities in the years to come.

Analysis N°2

It will also be important to keep an eye on the group's various innovations and its investment in research and development in order to create new products and thus meet more demand from private and professional customers with a broader portfolio.

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As the group's activities are also heavily dependent on the health of the world economy, it will also be necessary to keep an eye on the various economies and their crises or periods of growth.

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Of course, the competition is also part of the elements likely to have an influence on the price of this stock and it will be necessary to follow the publications, news and results of the various players in this sector of activity with attention.

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It will also be important to monitor the group's announcements of new strategic partnerships as well as other operations aimed at increasing its presence on the market, such as the purchase of other companies or the sale of less profitable activities or joint ventures.

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Finally, the various results published by the company should be carefully studied, together with the annual and quarterly financial results and their evolution. It will also be necessary to compare these results with analysts' expectations and the objectives directly set by the group.

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General presentation of VMware

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It is also important to have a good understanding of VMWare and its core business and revenue streams. This knowledge is essential if you are to understand how the company may behave in the face of market needs and the various threats that may arise in the future. Here is a complete overview of this group.

The VMWare group is an American company specialising in the IT sector. More specifically, it specialises in information technology or IT.

In particular, the company is engaged in the development and application of virtualisation technologies with x86 server-based computing, separating application software from the underlying hardware.

The company offers various products that enable organisations to manage IT resources through private clouds and multi-cloud, multi-device environments. Products and technology solutions include multi-cloud and virtual cloud networking as well as digital workspace, application modernisation and intrinsic security solutions.

VMWare's multi-cloud solution provides infrastructure products and services to customers to create a common operating environment. The virtual cloud security and networking solutions provide software capabilities for communication, routing, firewalling, load balancing and service meshing for enterprise environments and load balancing and service meshing for enterprise and telecom environments.

Finally, the digital workspace offerings enable the group's customers to provide secure access to applications and data for end users. The group currently employs 34,000 people.

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The major competitors of VMware

We now invite you to discover who the main opponents and competitors of the VMWare group are in its sector of activity. Let's remember that the group is currently number 7 in the ranking of software publishers in terms of turnover on a global scale.


This American company is also a competitor of VMWare and offers, among other things, Oracle Database database management systems, an application server, Oracle Weblogic Server, an enterprise resource planning system and a cloud computing offering. It is currently the number two software company in terms of revenue and market capitalisation.


Another direct competitor is the IBM Group, which is an American multinational company specialising in computer hardware, software and services. The group was created in 1911 through the merger of the Computing Scale Company and the Tabulating Machine Company and took its current name in 1924.


The German company SAP is a European company that develops and markets software, including management and maintenance systems, for companies and institutions around the world. Headquartered in Walldorf, Germany, the company also has regional offices on five continents and its flagship product is SAP ERP software.


This company formerly known as Symantec is an American computer software company specialising in PC utility software. The group also merged in 2021 with Avast Software.

The major partners of VMware

We now take a look at two examples of recent strategic partnerships that VMware has established with other leading companies:


The group recently signed a partnership with Amazon Web Services to simplify the journey to the hybrid cloud. This allows customers to adapt their applications to the best environment, simplify management based on consistent operations and prepare for the future by significantly reducing migration risks.


VMware has also partnered with Microsoft's Azure cloud solution in 2019 in order to meet the competition. This partnership between the two companies thus responds to a new trend of CIOs who now store their data on various types of clouds and no longer on a single cloud through multicloud.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who are the largest private shareholders in VMware Group?

VMware Group is owned by several large private shareholders including Michael Dell with 40.3%, Silver Lake Management Co with 10%, Dodge & Co with 1.98%, Swedbank Robus Fonder AB with 11.22%, The Vanguard Group with 1.12%, Capital Research & Management with 0.98%, Aristeia Capital LLC with 0.95%, ClearBridge Investments with 0.86%, Marisco Capital Management with 0.83%, Sands Capital Management with 0.75%. The rest of the capital is free float and freely traded on the market.

How do you know if VMware's share price will go up or down?

Although it is impossible to know exactly how the VMware share price will evolve, it is possible to obtain signals of a rise or fall in this stock by using the various analyses at your disposal. You can perform a technical analysis based on the study of the stock's online charts or a fundamental analysis based on the study of the most important events and publications.

Where and how can I trade on VMware's share price?

If you wish to invest in the VMware share price online, you can do so either by buying the share in cash through a securities account or by choosing to speculate on the rise or fall of the share price through derivatives. CFDs are an example of this and allow you to trade on the price differences of this stock.

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