A swag at how many new apps will be created to run on kubernetes cloud stuff. I assume this is actually existing, modernized apps and net-new ones despite the wording:
VMware says that from 2018 to 2023 – with new tools/platforms, more developers, agile methods, and lots of code reuse – 500 million new logical apps will be created serving the needs of many application types and spanning all types of environments.
Source: VMware plan elevates Kubernetes to star enterprise status
Both companies are “time was” status.
Clearly, just a VC roll-up of cash cows:
Corel, once publicly traded, is now owned by private equity firm Vector Capital and, in its history, has acquired several other firms and products, including InterVideo, Ulead, Micrografx, WinZip, Roxio and Pinnacle Systems. Parallels’ products include Parallels Desktop for Mac, Parallels Toolbox for Mac, Parallels Remote Application Server and Parallels Access.
Original source: Virtualization software company Parallels reportedly to be acquired by Canada’s Corel
Revenue mix (estimates?) for VMware.
Original source: VMware’s Roadmap, Hybrid, Is the Future
$1B annual run rate, 1,000+ vBlocks sold (cumulative?), with $1.3B investment, founded 2011.
More: How’s VCE been doin’?