VMware today announced that the company will acquire Mobile Device Managment vendor AirWatch. VMware will acquire AirWatch for approximately $1.175B in cash and approximately $365M of installment payments and assumed unvested equity. AirWatch will be integrated into VMware’s End-User Computing group reporting to CEO John Marshall.
"AirWatch provides best-in-class, secure, enterprise-mobile management to thousands of businesses around the world," said Pat Gelsinger, chief executive officer, VMware. "With this acquisition VMware will add a foundational element to our end-user computing portfolio that will enable our customers to turbo-charge their mobile workforce without compromising security."