August 23 - 10:08
VMware to acquire Carbon Black and Pivotal for total of $4.8 billion
VMware has announced the acquisition of Carbon Black and Pivotal in a pair of deals worth $4.8 billion. It is buying cloud security firm Carbon Black for $2.1 billion. In addition, it is buying cloud-native platform provider Pivotal for $2.7 billion. “Building on another solid quarter, we are thrilled about announcing our intent to acquire Pivotal and Carbon Black,” said VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger.
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