SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 28, 2012
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number: 001-33622
3401 Hillview Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On November 28, 2012, the Board of Directors of VMware authorized the repurchase of up to an additional $250 million of VMwares Class A common stock through the end of 2014. Stock repurchases may be made from time-to-time in open market transactions or privately negotiated transactions. The timing of any repurchases and the actual number of shares repurchased will depend on a variety of factors, including VMwares stock price, corporate and regulatory requirements and other market and economic conditions. VMware issued a press release to announce adoption of the stock repurchase program, attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.