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VMware today announced that it is acquiring Carbon Black, a publicly tradedsecurity company that focuses on securing modern cloud-native workloads
Stock futures: Fed chief Jerome Powell gives a key speech for the stock market Friday. Salesforce earnings as well as VMware deals to buy Pivotal and Carbon Black lifted software late.
(Bloomberg) -- VMware Inc. agreed to purchase two software companies on Thursday for almost $5 billion, expanding its reach in development tools and cybersecurity.The Palo Alto, California-based company said it was purchasing Pivotal Software Inc., which sells cloud software and services, for $2.7 billion, and Carbon Black Inc., a cybersecurity firm, for $2.1 billion.VMware, which makes virtualization and networking tools and is majority-owned by Dell Technologies Inc., said the combined company will provide software to build, run, manage, connect and protect any app on the cloud or any device. Purchasing the two companies will accelerate VMware’s plan to deliver secure, multicloud application development.The two acquisitions “will meaningfully expand our ability to power our customer’s digital transformation,” said Pat Gelsinger, VMware’s chief executive officer.“These acquisitions address two critical technology priorities of all businesses today -- building modern, enterprise-grade applications and protecting enterprise workloads and clients,” he said.VMware will acquire San Francisco-based Pivotal for a blended price of $11.71 per share in cash and stock, the company said in a statement.“Together, we will form an organization that combines Pivotal’s expertise modernizing organizations with VMware’s capabilities and experience operating at scale,” Pivotal CEO Rob Mee said. Pivotal, a long-term partner of VMware, also is majority-owned by Dell.VMware said it will pay $26 a share in cash for Waltham, Massachusetts-based Carbon Black, giving the target company an enterprise value of $2.1 billion. Once the deal is complete, VMware said it would be positioned to provide “highly differentiated, intrinsic security cloud” through big data, behavioral analytics and artificial intelligence.“We now have the opportunity to seamlessly integrate Carbon Black’s cloud native end point protection platform into all of VMware’s control points,” said Patrick Morley, Carbon Black’s CEO.Both transactions are expected to be completed in the second half of VMware’s fiscal year, which ends Jan. 31.JPMorgan Chase & Co. acted as financial adviser to VMware on the deals, with Morrison & Foerster LLP acting as legal adviser to VMware on the Carbon Black acquisition and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati as legal counsel to VMware on the Pivotal purchase.(Updates with legal adviser on Pivotal acquisition in the final paragraph.)\--With assistance from Jim Silver.To contact the reporter on this story: William Turton in New York at email@example.comTo contact the editors responsible for this story: Tom Giles at firstname.lastname@example.org, Andrew Martin, Andrew PollackFor more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.com©2019 Bloomberg L.P.
VMware Inc. has been snapping up cloud-focused startups while making deals with former enemies like Amazon.com Inc. and Alphabet Inc. for months, but changes at the software company hit a new level on Thursday.
MILWAUKEE , Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ademi & O'Reilly, LLP is investigating Carbon Black (Nasdaq: CBLK) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of the law in connection with the ...
It was a big afternoon for (VMW) as the enterprise software company disclosed definitive agreements to acquire both (PVTL) and (CBLK) as well as releasing financial results for its fiscal second quarter. The biggest surprise is the deal for Carbon Black (ticker: CBLK), a security software company that focuses on “cloud native endpoint protection.” VMware (VMW) is buying the Waltham, Mass.-based company for $26 a share in cash, for a transaction price of $2.1 billion. Carbon Black stock rose $1.75, or 7.7%, to $24.50 on Thursday, prior to the announcement.
VMware Inc said on Thursday it bought two providers of cloud security and cloud developer services in separate deals valued at about $5 billion, as it expands offerings for corporate clients. VMware bought Pivotal Software Inc in a $2.7 billion deal. Separately, VMware said it would buy software maker Carbon Black Inc for about $2 billion in cash.
The security market is “broken,” VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger said, announcing that the Palo Alto company was out to “change the industry, because the industry we know today is not working.”
VMware Inc. announced two blockbuster acquisitions of public companies Thursday afternoon, one of which was expected. VMware will acquire corporate sibling Pivotal Software Inc. , as expected after filings last week involving both companies' corporate parent, Dell Technologies Inc. The acquisition of security-software firm Carbon Black Inc. , though, was a surprise. Carbon Black went public last year at $19 a share for a valuation of more than $1 billion, and VMware has agreed to pay $26 a share for the company, which VMware said gives Carbon Black an enterprise value of $2.1 billion. VMware said it would pay a blended price of $11.71 a share for Pivotal, paying $15 a share in cash to regular shareholders and swapping VMware shares to Dell for Dell's shares of Pivotal at an exchange rate of 0.055 shares of VMware for each share of Pivotal. The enterprise value of Pivotal is $2.7 billion in that agreement, VMware said. VMware stock fell about 4% after the news was announced, which came in conjunction with second-quarter earnings. Pivotal stock gained more than 7% after closing at $13.70, and Carbon Black shares moved a bit higher after gaining 7.7% in the regular session to $24.50.
VMware late Thursday said it has agreed to buy cybersecurity firm Carbon Black as well as sister company Pivotal Software. VMware stock fell on the news. Dell controls VMware and Pivotal.
VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW ) announced two different acquisition after Thursday's market close. The company entered into a definitive merger agreement with Carbon Black Inc (NASDAQ: CBLK ). The deal will ...
VMware, Inc. (VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, and Carbon Black (CBLK), a leader in cloud-native endpoint protection, today announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement by which VMware will acquire Carbon Black in an all cash transaction for $26 per share, representing an enterprise value of $2.1 billion. Following the close of the transaction, VMware will be positioned to provide a highly differentiated, intrinsic security cloud that will better protect enterprise workloads and clients through big data, behavioral analytics and AI. Carbon Black is a leading next-generation security cloud provider with more than 5,600 customers and 500 partners globally.
Stocks of cyber security companies were mixed Thursday, with a standout performance from Carbon Black, Inc. in the regular session ahead of the announcement it's being acquired by VMware Inc. . Among notable cyber security stocks, six rose while 12 fell.
VMWare said Thursday it's acquiring Pivotal Software Inc. and Carbon Black, Inc. . The company also announced its latest financial results. VMWare will pay $26 a share in cash for Carbon Black, a security software provider in a deal with an enterprise value of $2.
Carbon Black (CBLK) has been upgraded to a Zacks Rank 2 (Buy), reflecting growing optimism about the company's earnings prospects. This might drive the stock higher in the near term.
President & CEO of Carbon Black Inc (30-Year Financial, Insider Trades) Patrick Morley (insider trades) sold 39,690 shares of CBLK on 08/09/2019 at an average price of $19 a share. Continue reading...
DEF CON 27 -- Carbon Black (CBLK), a leader in cloud-native endpoint protection, today announced the launch of “Binee,” an open-source binary emulator that bridges the gap between static and dynamic analysis of real-world malware. Binee empowers researchers to extract run-time data from binaries at a cost, speed and scale previously only possible with static analysis tools, opening up a wealth of run-time malware data for behavioral analysis and machine learning applications. Carbon Black’s Threat Analysis Unit (TAU) researchers Kyle Gwinnup (@switchp0rt) and John Holowczak (@skipwich) revealed the tool, whose name is short for “Binary Emulation Environment,” during their presentation, “Next Generation Process Emulation with Binee” at DEF CON 27 in Las Vegas on Saturday, August 10.
Dubbed “Access Mining,” TAU’s discovery demonstrates how cryptomining malware has been enhanced to steal system access information for possible sale on the dark web. LAS VEGAS, Aug. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- -- BLACK HAT USA -- Carbon Black (CBLK), a leader in cloud-native endpoint protection, today released a threat report outlining how a well-known cryptomining campaign has been enhanced to steal system access information for possible sale on the dark web. Dubbed “Access Mining” by Carbon Black researchers, this particular attack stands to affect more than 500,000 computers around the world.
WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 06, 2019 -- Carbon Black (NASDAQ: CBLK), a leader in cloud-native endpoint protection, today announced that its CFO, Steve Webber, will present at the.
Carbon Black (CBLK) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 23.53% and 2.14%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2019. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?
Total revenue of $60.9 million up 19% year-over-year Cloud revenue of $22.9 million up 68% year-over-year Cloud ARR surpasses $100 million, up 66% year-over-year WALTHAM,.
Carbon Black (NASDAQ: CBLK), a leader in cloud-native endpoint protection today released a ground-breaking white paper that proposes an updated cybersecurity kill chain model to help defenders stay ahead of evolving cyberattacks. “We believe cybersecurity professionals should be looking at existing kill chain models with a new lens,” said Tom Kellermann, Carbon Black’s Chief Cybersecurity Officer and the paper’s primary author. “It’s no longer helpful to approach cybersecurity linearly.