Broadcom must communicate with customers or face a mass exodus - Partners react to VMware deal

CPI's sister title CRN spoke with several channel partners who continue to voice concerns over Broadcom's looming VMware takeover

Doug Woodburn
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Broadcom must communicate with customers or face a mass exodus - Partners react to VMware deal

VMware's shareholders have just green-lighted its $61bn takeover by Broadcom, bringing the mega-deal one step closer to fruition. Since the takeover was announced in May, VMware and Broadcom's respective CEOs have pushed back against fears from customers and partners around Broadcom's commitment to developing VMware, selling through the channel and pricing. Upon the successful completion of the transaction, Broadcom will invest in and innovate VMware's products "instead of potentially r...

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