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VMware annuncia i risultati finanziari del quarto trimestre e dell’anno fiscale 2022

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Il fatturato del FY22 raggiunge i 12,85 milardi di dollari, con una crescita del 9% rispetto all’anno precedente

Il fatturato per per subscription e SaaS è stato di 3,20 miliardi di dollari,con una crescita del 24% rispetto all’anno precedente

Milano, 25 febbraio 2022 - VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), leader globale e innovatore del software enterprise, ha annunciato i risultati finanziari per il quarto trimestre e per l’anno fiscale 2022. Questi i dati principali per il quarto trimestre e per l’intero anno fiscale:

Quarto trimestre

  • Il fatturato del quarto trimestre è stato pari a 3,53 miliardi di dollari, un aumento del 7% rispetto al quarto trimestre del fiscal year 2021.
  • La combinazione del fatturato per subscription e SaaS e per le licenze è stata pari a 1,90 miliardi di dollari, un aumento dell’11% rispetto al quarto trimestre del fiscal year 2021.
  • I ricavi per subscription e SaaS sono stati di 868 milioni di dollari, un aumento del 23% rispetto al quarto trimestre del fiscal year 2021.
  • L'utile netto GAAP per il quarto trimestre è stato di 586 milioni di dollari, o 1,39 dollari per azione diluita, una diminuizione del 26% per azione diluita rispetto ai 791 milioni, o 1,87 dollari per azione diluita, per il quarto trimestre dell'anno fiscale 2021. L'utile netto non-GAAP per il quarto trimestre è stato di 855 milioni di dollari, o 2,02 dollari per azione diluita, una diminuzione del 9% per azione diluita rispetto ai 936 milioni di dollari, o 2,21 dollari per azione diluita, per il quarto trimestre dell'anno fiscale 2021.
  • Il reddito operativo GAAP per il quarto trimestre ammonta a 783 milioni di dollari, una diminuzione del 22% rispetto al quarto trimestre del fiscal year 2021. Il reddito operativo non GAAP per il quarto trimestre è stato di 1,14 miliardi di dollari, in linea con il quarto trimestre del fiscal year 2021.
  • Il flusso di cassa operativo per il quarto trimestre è pari a 1,14 milardi di dollari. Il flusso di cassa disponibile per il quarto trimestre è stato di 1,01 miliardi di dollari.
  • L’RPO per il quarto trimestre è stato di 12 miliardi di dollari, +6% anno su anno.

Anno fiscale

  • Il fatturato dell’anno fiscale è stato pari a 12,85 miliardi di dollari, un aumento del 9% rispetto al fiscal year 2021.
  • La combinazione del fatturato per subscription e SaaS e per le licenze è stato di 6,33 miliardi di dollari, con un aumento del 13% rispetto al fiscal year 2021.
  • I ricavi per subscription e SaaS sono stati di 3,20 miliardi di dollari, un aumento del 24% rispetto al fiscal year 2021.
  • Il ricavo ricorrente annuale (ARR) per subscription e SaaS è stato pari a 3,58 miliardi di dollari, un aumento del 24% rispetto al fiscal year 2021.
  • L'utile netto GAAP per il’anno fiscale è stato di 1,82 miliardi di dollari, o 4,31 dollari per azione diluita, una diminuizione dell’11% per azione diluita rispetto ai 2,06 milardi di dollari, o 4,86 dollari per azione diluita, per l'anno fiscale 2021. L’utile netto non-GAAP è stato di 3,06 miliardi di dollari, o 7,25 dollari per azione diluita, +1% per azione diluita rispetto ai 3,05 miliardi di dollari, o 7,20 dollari per azione diluita, per l’anno fiscale 2021.
  • L'utile operativo GAAP è stato di 2,39 miliardi di dollari, in linea con l’anno fiscale precedente. L’utile operativo non-GAAP per il FY22 è stato di 3,92 miliardi di dollari, un aumento del 3% rispetto al FY21.
  • Il flusso di cassa operativo per l’anno fiscale è pari a 4,36 milardi di dollari. Il flusso di cassa disponibile per l’anno fiscale è stato di 3,97 miliardi di dollari.

"La crescita della domanda per le nostre soluzioni multi-cloud da parte dei clienti si riflette sui risultati del quarto trimestre. Siamo in un momento esaltante nel nostro settore, in quanto le imprese grandi e piccole si trasformano e si modernizzano per diventare aziende digitali basate sul software", ha detto Raghu Raghuram, CEO di VMware. "Siamo in una posizione ideale per aiutare i nostri clienti a costruire, eseguire e proteggere le loro applicazioni in questo ambiente multi-cloud".

"Il Q4 è stato un ottimo finale per un anno di trasformazione in cui siamo diventati una società indipendente e abbiamo superato i 12 miliardi di dollari di fatturato", ha detto Zane Rowe, execuitve vicepresident e CFO di VMware. "Mentre guardiamo al nostro prossimo anno fiscale, rimaniamo concentrati sull'accelerazione della crescita del nostro portafoglio Subscription & SaaS e sullo scaling della nostra piattaforma multi-cloud che ci permette di fornire una crescita a lungo termine di ricavi e profitti".

VMware Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2022 Results

FY22 total revenue of $12.85 billion; growth of 9% year-over-year

FY22 Subscription and SaaS revenue of $3.20 billion, an increase of 24% year-over-year

PALO ALTO, Calif., February 24, 2022 — VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2022:

Quarterly Review
  • Revenue for the fourth quarter was $3.53 billion, an increase of 7% from the fourth quarter of fiscal 2021.
  • The combination of subscription and SaaS and license revenue was $1.90 billion, an increase of 11% from the fourth quarter of fiscal 2021.
  • Subscription and SaaS revenue for the fourth quarter was $868 million, an increase of 23% year-over-year.
  • GAAP net income for the fourth quarter was $586 million, or $1.39 per diluted share, down 26% per diluted share compared to $791 million, or $1.87 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2021. Non-GAAP net income for the fourth quarter was $855 million, or $2.02 per diluted share, down 9% per diluted share compared to $936 million, or $2.21 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2021.
  • GAAP operating income for the fourth quarter was $783 million, a decrease of 22% from the fourth quarter of fiscal 2021. Non-GAAP operating income for the fourth quarter was $1.14 billion, flat from the fourth quarter of fiscal 2021.
  • Operating cash flow for the fourth quarter was $1.14 billion. Free cash flow for the fourth quarter was $1.01 billion.
  • RPO for the fourth quarter totaled $12 billion, up 6% year-over-year.
Annual Review
  • Revenue for fiscal year 2022 was $12.85 billion, an increase of 9% from fiscal 2021.
  • The combination of subscription and SaaS and license revenue was $6.33 billion, an increase of 13% from fiscal year 2021.
  • Subscription and SaaS revenue for fiscal year 2022 was $3.20 billion, an increase of 24% from fiscal year 2021.
  • Subscription and SaaS ARR exiting fiscal year 2022 was $3.58 billion, an increase of 24% from fiscal year 2021.
  • GAAP net income for fiscal year 2022 was $1.82 billion, or $4.31 per diluted share, down 11% per diluted share compared to $2.06 billion, or $4.86 per diluted share, for fiscal year 2021. Non-GAAP net income for fiscal year 2022 was $3.06 billion, or $7.25 per diluted share, up 1% per diluted share compared to $3.05 billion, or $7.20 per diluted share, for fiscal year 2021.
  • GAAP operating income for fiscal year 2022 was $2.39 billion, flat from fiscal year 2021. Non-GAAP operating income for fiscal year 2022 was $3.92 billion, an increase of 3% from fiscal year 2021.
  • Operating cash flow for fiscal year 2022 was $4.36 billion. Free cash flow for fiscal year 2022 was $3.97 billion.

“The growth in customer demand for our multi-cloud solutions was reflected in our Q4 results. We are at an exciting time in our industry, as enterprises large and small transform and modernize to become software-based, digital enterprises,” said Raghu Raghuram, CEO, VMware. “We are well-positioned to help our customers build, run and secure their applications in this multi-cloud environment.”

“Q4 was a strong finish to a transformational year in which we became a standalone company and surpassed $12B in revenue,” said Zane Rowe, executive vice president and CFO, VMware. “As we look to our next fiscal year, we remain focused on accelerating growth of our Subscription & SaaS portfolio and scaling our multi-cloud platform enabling us to deliver long-term revenue and profit growth.”

Business Highlights & Strategic Announcements
  • VMware completed a spin-off from Dell Technologies, gaining increased agility to execute its multi-cloud strategy, a simplified capital structure and governance model and additional operational and financial flexibility.
  • Vodafone selected VMware as its strategic technology partner to deliver a single platform to automate and orchestrate all workloads running on its core networks across Europe.
  • VMware Tanzu and VMware Carbon Black Cloud are now available in the AWS Marketplace, allowing AWS customers to simplify the purchase and deployment of these VMware Cross-Cloud Services, helping them drive digital innovation with enterprise control.
  • VMware announced VMware Carbon Black Cloud Managed Detection and Response (MDR) for endpoints and workloads that helps fill the gaps of understaffed security teams and enables teams to respond more quickly to cyberattacks.
  • VMware and Kyndryl expanded their strategic partnership focused on helping customers accelerate app modernization and multi-cloud adoption to build digital infrastructures designed for a world of distributed work.
  • VMware was recognized by The Wall Street Journal as one of The Best-Managed Companies of 2021.
  • For the second consecutive year, VMware was recognized for ESG leadership by the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices.
  • VMware was recognized for its ESG leadership with inclusion in the JUST 100, a comprehensive ranking of ESG and stakeholder performance, for the fifth consecutive year. VMware ranked number one overall in the environment category, leading all companies in sustainable products and pollution reduction.
  • VMware was named among the Best Places to Work by Glassdoor in 2022.
  • VMware was recognized by Newsweek on its list of America's Most Responsible Companies in 2022.
  • In the fourth quarter, VMware received further recognition from leading industry analysts:

o              VMware positioned as a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Unified Endpoint Management, Q4 2021.1

o              For the third consecutive year, VMware held the highest market share in terms of revenue for container infrastructure software from 2018 through 2020, according to IDC.2

o              VMware was positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape for Worldwide SD-WAN Infrastructure Vendor Assessment (doc #US47279821, November 2021).3

o              VMware once again was named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure Software, November 2021.4

1 Forrester, The Forrester Wave™: Unified Endpoint Management, Q4 2021, Andrew Hewitt with Will McKeon-White, November 2021.

2 IDC, Worldwide Container Infrastructure Software Market Shares, 2020: Enterprises Continue Container Investments Despite the Pandemic, Doc # US46726421, December 2021.

3 IDC, IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SD-WAN Infrastructure 2021 Vendor Assessment, Brandon Butler, # US47279821, November 2021.

4 Gartner, Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Hyperconverged Infrastructure Software, Jeffrey Hewitt, Philip Dawson, Julia Palmer, Tony Harvey, November 2021.

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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 outlook. A live web broadcast of the event will be available on the VMware investor relations website at ir.vmware.com. Slides will accompany the web broadcast. The replay of the webcast and slides will be available on the website for two months. In addition, six quarters of historical data for unearned revenue will also be made available at ir.vmware.com in conjunction with the conference call.

About VMware

VMware is a leading provider of multi-cloud services for all apps, enabling digital innovation with enterprise control. As a trusted foundation to accelerate innovation, VMware software gives businesses the flexibility and choice they need to build the future. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, VMware is committed to building a better future through the company’s 2030 Agenda. For more information, please visit vmware.com/company.  

Additional Information

VMware’s website is located at vmware.com, and its investor relations website is located at ir.vmware.com. VMware’s goal is to maintain the investor relations website as a portal through which investors can easily find or navigate to pertinent information about VMware, all of which is made available free of charge. The additional information includes: materials that VMware files with the SEC; announcements of investor conferences, speeches and events at which its executives talk about its products, services and competitive strategies; webcasts of its quarterly earnings calls, investor conferences and events (archives of which are also available for a limited time); additional information on its financial metrics, including reconciliations of non-GAAP financial measures to the most directly comparable GAAP measures; press releases on quarterly earnings, product and service announcements, legal developments and international news; corporate governance information; ESG (environmental, social and governance) information; other news, blogs and announcements that VMware may post from time to time that investors may find useful or interesting; and opportunities to sign up for email alerts and RSS feeds to have information pushed in real time.

VMware, Carbon Black, and Tanzu are registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective organizations.

Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures

Reconciliations of non-GAAP financial measures to VMware’s financial results as determined in accordance with GAAP are included at the end of this press release following the accompanying financial data. For a description of these non-GAAP financial measures, including the reasons management uses each measure, please see the section of the tables titled “About Non-GAAP Financial Measures.”

Annual Recurring Revenue (“ARR”)

ARR is an operating measure VMware uses to assess the strength of the Company’s subscription and SaaS offerings. ARR is a performance metric and should be viewed independently of, and not as a substitute for or combined with, revenue and unearned revenue. ARR represents the annualized value of VMware’s committed customer subscription and SaaS contracts as of the end of the reporting period, assuming any contract that expires during the next 12 months is renewed on its existing terms, except that, for consumption-based subscription and SaaS offerings, ARR represents the annualized quarterly revenue based on revenue recognized for the current reporting period.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements including, among other things, statements regarding the expected benefits of VMware’s spin-off from Dell Technologies (“Dell”) and the expected benefits to customers of VMware’s strategy, collaborations, partnerships and offerings. These forward-looking statements are subject to the safe harbor provisions created by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of certain risk factors, including but not limited to: (1) the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on VMware’s operations, financial condition, VMware’s customers, the business environment and global and regional economies; (2) the ability of VMware to adapt its offerings, business operations and go-to-market activities to changes in how customers consume information technology resources, such as through subscription and SaaS offerings; (3) the effect of the spin-off from Dell and changes in VMware’s and Dell’s commercial relationships and go-to-market and technology collaborations on VMware’s ability to maintain relationships with its customers, suppliers and on VMware’s operating results and business generally; (4) changes to VMware’s and Dell’s respective financial conditions and strategic directions that could adversely impact their commercial relationship and collaborations; (5) the continued risk of litigation and regulatory actions; (6) adverse changes in general economic or market conditions; (7) delays or reductions in consumer, government and information technology spending; (8) competitive factors, including but not limited to pricing pressures, industry consolidation, entry of new competitors into the industries in which VMware competes, as well as new product and marketing initiatives by VMware’s competitors; (9) rapid technological changes in the virtualization software and cloud, end user, edge security and mobile computing and telecom industries; (10) the uncertainty of VMware’s customers’ acceptance of and ability to transition to emerging technologies and new offerings and computing strategies in the industries in which VMware competes; (11) VMware’s ability to enter into, maintain and extend strategically effective partnerships, collaborations and alliances; (12) VMware’s ability to protect its proprietary technology; (13) changes to product and services development timelines; (14) risks associated with cyber-attacks, information security and data privacy; (15) disruptions resulting from key management changes; (16) risks associated with international sales, such as fluctuating currency exchange rates and increased trade barriers; (17) changes in VMware’s financial condition; and (18) other business effects, including those related to industry, market, economic, political, regulatory and global health conditions. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release, are based on current expectations and are subject to uncertainties and changes in condition, significance, value and effect as well as other risks detailed in documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including VMware’s most recent reports on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q and current reports on Form 8- K that VMware may file from time to time, which could cause actual results to vary from expectations. VMware assumes no obligation to, and does not currently intend to, update any such forward-looking statements after the date of this release.

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VMware è il provider leader di servizi multi-cloud per tutte le app, che abilita l’innovazione digitale con un controllo di classe enterprise. Come base affidabile per accelerare l'innovazione, il software VMware offre alle aziende la flessibilità e la scelta di cui hanno bisogno per costruire il futuro. Con sede a Palo Alto, California, VMware è impegnata a costruire un futuro migliore attraverso la sua Agenda 2030. Per ulteriori informazioni, visita il sito www.vmware.com/it/company

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