Propero is a UK company (with a US subsidiary) active in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) space since early launch of VMware VDI Alliance in April 2006.
Its product, workSpace, is a VDI desktop broker for VMware ESX Server and Citrix Presentation Server, but Propero is also working with IBM, XenSource and Microsoft for supporting their platforms.
So far nor VMware neither Propero disclosed the acquisition, but today VMware released a S-1 Registration Statement needed for its summer IPO.
This public document includes several annexed, including a List of Subsidiaries, reporting all companies controlled by VMware:
- Akimbi Systems, SARL.
- Propero, Inc.
- Propero Limited
- VMware Australia Pty Ltd
- VMware Bermuda Limited
- VMware Canada Inc.
- VMware Germany GmbH
- VMware Global, Inc.
- VMware International
- VMware International Limited
- VMware Singapore Pte Ltd.
- VMware Software India Private Limited
- VMware Sweden AB
- VMware UK Limited
- VMware, K.K.
Propero is listed along with Akimbi, acquired in June 2006, and worldwide VMware headquarters.
After virtualization.info broke the news VMware is expected to release a public statement about this document or a press release disclosing the acquisition.
Propero has been included in virtualization.info Virtualization Industry Radar.