LONDON (Reuters) -Britain's competition regulator said U.S. chipmaker Broadcom's acquisition of VMware could make servers more expensive, and it would refer the $61 billion deal to an in-depth inquiry unless its concerns were addressed. Broadcom agreed to buy the cloud computing and virtualisation company last year to diversify into enterprise software. Britain's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said on Wednesday the deal could dampen innovation and drive up the cost of computer parts and software for servers.
PALO ALTO, Calif., March 21, 2023--Today, VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) announced the next evolution of the company’s flagship VMware Partner Connect program is live worldwide. Partner Connect is a singular, unified program for all partner types that is now more flexible and efficient, provides faster and simpler paths to progression, delivers more incentives, and rewards partners for both performance and capabilities. Through Partner Connect, VMware is empowering partners to drive growth by helping
EU antitrust regulators have extended their decision on U.S. chipmaker Broadcom's proposed $61 billion takeover of cloud computing company VMware by two weeks to June 21, the European Commission said on Tuesday. The EU competition watchdog said the extension was agreed with Broadcom, which is looking to diversify into enterprise software. The Commission is expected to warn Broadcom about potential anti-competitive effects of the proposed deal in the coming weeks, sources close to the matter have told Reuters.