UPDATE 1-VMware buys two software firms in separate deals for $5 bln
August 22, 2019 at 17:59 PM EDT
VMware Inc said on Thursday it bought two software companies in separate deals valued at about $5 billion, looking to expand the range of products and services it offers to its corporate clients. In a deal brokered by Dell Technologies Inc, VMware Inc bought Pivotal Software Inc for $2.7 billion. Dell is a controlling stakeholder in both companies.