'Bad news for customers' - uncertainty felt among VMware partners amid potential Broadcom takeover

Several VMware partners get candid about Broadcom’s potential $60bn acquisition of the virtualisation specialist

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'Bad news for customers'  - uncertainty felt among VMware partners amid potential Broadcom takeover

VMware partners have been left with mixed feelings over Broadcom's prospective $60bn buyout deal of the cloud computing vendor.  Multiple reports surfaced on Monday that the two companies are in talks, with an agreement set to be announced "as soon as this week", according to Bloomberg. If Chipmaker giant Broadcom were to acquire VMware, it would see the company broaden its enterprise software business following its acquisitions of Brocade, CA Technologies and Symantec in 2016, 2018 and...

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