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VMware Acquires DaaS Company Desktone

VMware has acquired Desktone, a desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) company with a multi-tenant desktop virtualization platform for delivering Windows desktops and applications as a cloud service.

VMware’s acquisition of Desktone closed earlier this month, in the fourth quarter of 2013. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 2007, Desktone is funded by Highland Capital and Softbank and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

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