Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Jul 2007 22:00 UTC, submitted by _mikk
Intel "Intel and VMware announced today that Intel Capital is taking a USD 218.5 million stake in virtualization company VMWare. Intel will purchase 9.5 million Class A shares at USD 23 per share, which, at the completion of VMware's forthcoming IPO, will give Intel about a 2.5 percent stake in the company. Because VMware's stock is split between Class A shares, which have less voting power, and Class B shares, Intel won't control that many votes in the company, but they will get a board seat."
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OSS Virtualization
by kev009 on Tue 10th Jul 2007 05:38 UTC
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2006-11-30

I hope this does not hinder Intel contribution to KVM, Xen, and other OSS virt. products. I'd rather have seen such capital used to bootstrap XenSource.

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