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A New Chapter for VMware: Spin-Off from Dell Technologies Completed

VMware | November 02, 2021

VMware and Dell Technologies today announced the completion of the spin-off of VMware from Dell Technologies. The spin-off from Dell Technologies provides VMware increased freedom to execute its multi-cloud strategy, a simplified capital structure and governance model, and additional operational and financial flexibility.

The terms of the spin-off included an $11.5 billion special cash dividend (the “Special Dividend”) that resulted in a $27.40 per share dividend payment on November 1, 2021 (the “Payment Date”) to all VMware stockholders as of close of business on October 29, 2021 (the “Record Date”). The ex-dividend date will be November 2, 2021, the first trading day following the Payment Date.

“VMware’s mission is to deliver the trusted software foundation that accelerates our customers’ innovation. As a standalone company, we will continue to bring our multi-cloud strategy to life by providing our customers the power to accelerate their business and control their destiny in this new era.”

Raghu Raghuram, chief executive officer, VMware

VMware and Dell will continue to partner to provide differentiated solutions for their customers. The previously announced commercial agreement between VMware and Dell preserves and enhances the go-to-market synergies jointly developed over the last several years with continued support and services for their mutual customers.

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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.

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TIBCO | September 29, 2021

TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in enterprise data, empowers its customers to connect, unify, and confidently predict business outcomes, solving the world's most complex data-driven challenges., TIBCO announced the global 2021 Partner Excellence Awards winners at its annual TIBCO NOW™ conference, showcasing how partners bring to market limitless agility and innovation to drive greater impact on customer success. The awards acknowledge members of the TIBCO Partner Program who consistently excel in developing, marketing, and delivering advanced technology to customers in today’s digital economy. The award winners are selected based on revenue, year-over-year growth, and participation in TIBCO programs that help generate demand and drive pipeline. “As a channel-led organization, every partner in our ecosystem plays an essential role in driving and delivering superior customer experiences, Today's winners have shown that with the right approach, resources, and by taking advantage of the programs and resources at their disposal, they succeed. These organizations and the teams behind them exemplify and echo our partner mantra that we are always better together." said Tony Beller, senior vice president of worldwide partner ecosystems and OEM sales, TIBCO. Enterprise Partner of the Year Cognizant, winner of the Enterprise Partner of the Year Award, is one of the world’s leading professional services companies. The company’s unique, industry-based, consultative approach transforms clients’ business, operating, and technology models for the digital era. A TIBCO partner for 15+ years, Cognizant delivers digital transformation success to more than 400 customers, with a team of over 5,000 integration consultants to meet industry demands. Cognizant’s Integration and Process Management practice brings together the best of TIBCO’s product portfolio, such as TIBCO Cloud™ Mashery, TIBCO Cloud™ Integration, TIBCO® Data Virtualization, TIBCO Spotfire®, and more. These solutions come together to deliver a Cloud-first and API-first model for sustained value creation across industries. SMB Sales Partner of the Year Genware Computer Systems Inc, winner of the SMB Sales Partner of the Year Award, works with clients to implement solutions that deliver the right information to the right people at the right time. Adaptive to customers’ needs, Genware provides companies with the systems and services required to enable better decision-making, powered by TIBCO. Genware develops solutions that source and integrate data, leveraging data virtualization to create federated data sources and drive information through visual and streaming analytics. The company’s data science practice applies advanced TIBCO solutions to better understand and predict outcomes. Genware has three solutions featured in the TIBCO Solution Showcase, including Presentation Studio, The Connected Production Platform, and Gi-Dental. All three solutions have received formal validation through the TIBCO Partner Validation Program. OEM Partner of the Year Cerner, winner of the OEM Partner of the Year Award, is a global healthcare technology company. The Cerner Healthcare Extensibility Platform (HEP) provides solutions that enable writing cross-application workflows with Cerner and non-Cerner applications, orchestrating care and financial processes throughout the hospital enterprise. HEP employs TIBCO BusinessEvents® to write complex event processing rules and TIBCO BusinessWorks™ for service orchestration, which empower customers to easily automate, streamline, and connect applications. Asia Pacific and Japan Partner of the Year Ascention PTY Ltd., winner of the Asia Pacific and Japan Partner of the Year Award, continues to lead as clean data experts with in-depth knowledge and extensive experience in data governance, data management, shared data assets, and pursuing quality data-driven solutions for APJ customers. By combining TIBCO products, such as TIBCO Data Virtualization, TIBCO EBX®, TIBCO Spotfire, and TIBCO® Messaging, Ascention launched its Citizen360™ offering in July 2020. Citizen360™ enables users to create the best citizen experience across all channels through a unified view of all touchpoints. As a TIBCO Gold Partner in 2021, Ascention expanded its footprint in APJ with the acquisition of the Information Builders (ibi) client base in APJ. 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Both Apgar’s Data Catalog and MDM Finance solutions are featured in the Solution Showcase with their MDM Finance solution recently receiving formal validation through the TIBCO Validation Program. Committed to growing their business with TIBCO, the Apgar Consulting team increased by 25 percent in the last year, while also achieving the highest number of TIBCO Certified Associates and TIBCO Certified Professionals on the Unify Track. Latin America Partner of the Year Aria PSW SAS, winner of the Latin America Partner of the Year Award and TIBCO’s leading partner in Colombia, specializes in supporting companies acquiring technological solutions to solve complex digital transformation challenges. The company efficiently develops and optimizes business processes through technologies, integration, and process automation. 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Built with TIBCO technology, iSteer delivers customer success with solutions like IoT-based predictive asset maintenance, a credit risk scoring system, B2B supply chain modernization, farm-to-fork connected food and beverages, and healthcare interoperability across the payer and providers. The iSteer Credit Risk Scoring System is both validated through the TIBCO Validation Program and featured in the TIBCO Partner Solution Showcase. ISV Partner of the Year u-blox, winner of the Global ISV Partner of the Year Award, is a global technology leader in positioning and wireless communication in automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. The company’s smart and reliable solutions, services, and products enable people, vehicles, and machines to communicate wirelessly over cellular and short-range networks. The u-blox Thingstream platform enables mass-volume IoT devices to communicate with the cloud cost-effectively from anywhere across the globe. Together with TIBCO, the IoT data derived from any u-blox device can be transformed by TIBCO’s Connected Intelligence platform into powerful business insight. The u-blox and TIBCO joint solution, soon to be one of the next solutions featured in the TIBCO Solution Showcase, empowers customers to solve challenges more efficiently in fields such as manufacturing, logistics, telematics, and healthcare. Global Innovation Partner of the Year Bahwan Cybertek (BCT), winner of the Global Innovation Partner of the Year, is a global provider of digital transformation solutions in predictive analytics, digital experience, and digital supply chain management. The BCT-TIBCO core team consists of veteran digital transformation solution and technology experts, driving innovation through outcome-based business models and proven IP solutions. 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