VMware has announced that revenue for the fourth quarter of 2009 $608-million, an increase of 18% from the fourth quarter of 2008.

GAAP operating income for the fourth quarter was $71-million, a decrease of 30% from the fourth quarter of 2008. Non-GAAP operating income for the fourth quarter was $158-million, an increase of 17% from the fourth quarter of 2008.
GAAP net income for the fourth quarter was $56-million, or $0.14 per diluted share, compared to $111-million, or $0.29 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2008. Non-GAAP net income for the quarter was $127-million, or $0.31 per diluted share, compared to $142-million, or $0.36 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2008.
GAAP operating cash flows for the fourth quarter were $284-million, an increase of 4% from the fourth quarter of 2008. Free cash flows for the quarter were $259-million, an increase of 45% from the fourth quarter of 2008.
Revenues for the full year 2009 were $2-billion, an increase of 8% from 2008.
GAAP operating income for the full fiscal year 2009 was $219-million, a decrease of 30% from 2008. Non-GAAP operating income for the year 2009 was $484-million, an increase of 3% from 2008.
GAAP net income for the full fiscal year 2009 was $197-million, or $0.49 per diluted share, compared to $290-million, or $0.73 per diluted share, for 2008. Non-GAAP net income for the year 2009 was $401-million, or $1.00 per diluted share, compared to $416-million, or $1.05 per diluted share, for 2008.
GAAP operating cash flows for the full fiscal year 2009 were $986-million, an increase of 23% and free cash flows for the year were $840-million, an increase of 39%.
Cash was more than $2,4-billion and deferred revenue was $1,3-billion as of 31 December 2009. Since the beginning of 2009, cash increased 35% and deferred revenue increased 52%.
"We are pleased with our solid fourth quarter results driven by pent up customer demand and our successful upgrade promotion to Enterprise Plus," says Mark Peek, chief financial officer. "While the economy is slowly recovering, we have improved near-term visibility as customers move forward with their IT investments. We are planning first quarter revenues to be in the range of $580-million and $600-million, an increase of 23% to 28% from the first quarter 2009. We expect annual 2010 revenue to be in the range of $2,45-billion and $2,55-billion, an increase of 21% to 26% from 2009."