VMware, Inc. (Public, NYSE:VMW) a virtualization solutions company acquired B-hive Networks

VMware, Inc., a virtualization solutions provider, announced that it started an agreement to acquire B-hive Networks, Inc.

B-hive Networks, Inc. is a private application performance management software company, its headquarters in San Mateo, California with its main R&D facilities in Herzliya, Israel. vmware states that by this acquisition, they will leverage the B-hive technology and staff to offer new technology for applications running in the virtual machines the new service will be a service level reporting and proactive performance management – this will apply on both servers and desktops platforms. Also they added that B-hive’s R&D staff and facility will be the core of their newly development center in Israel.

“With this acquisition, VMware gains a unique solution that solves real-world problems, and adds a highly talented engineering team who shares our passion for innovation,” said Stephen Herrod, Ph.D., chief technology officer, VMware. “We expect the B-hive R&D team to be an integral part of our new development center in Israel.”

“VMware has been a trailblazer in the industry and has given organizations a much better way to plan and execute their IT operations through virtualization, and we are excited to join this winning team,” said Yoav Dembak, CEO and co-founder of B-hive. “As customers move from the physical to virtual, our combined solutions will provide even greater visibility into the performance of applications and make it possible to resolve a problem before it occurs. Our shared goal is to improve the end user experience and maximize the value of investments in VMware virtualization.”