0001181431-08-026688 4 2 20080424 20080425 20080425 Eschenbach Carl M. 0001409324 4 34 001-33622 08778318 (650) 427-5000 480 PANCHITA WAY LOS ALTOS CA 94022 VMWARE, INC. 0001124610 7372 943292913 DE 1231 3401 HILLVIEW AVENUE PALO ALTO CA 94304 (650) 427-5000 3401 HILLVIEW AVENUE PALO ALTO CA 94304 VMWARE INC 20000923 4 1 rrd203969.xml APRIL SALE FORM 4 OMB APPROVAL [ ] Check this OMB Number: box if no longer UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 3235-0287 subject to Washington, D.C. 20549 Estimated Section 16. Form STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF average burden 4 or Form 5 SECURITIES hours per obligations may response... 0.5 continue. See Instruction 1(b). Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 1. Name and Address of Reporting 2. Issuer Name and Ticker 5. Relationship of Person * or Trading Symbol Reporting Person(s) to Eschenbach Carl M. VMWARE, INC. [ VMW ] Issuer (Check all applicable) _____ Director _____ 10% Owner __X__ Officer (give title (Last) (First) (Middle) 3. Date of Earliest below) _____ Other 3401 HILLVIEW AVE. Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY) (specify below) 4/24/2008 EVP Worldwide Field Operations (Street) 4. If Amendment, Date 6. Individual or PALO ALTO, CA 94304 Original Filed Joint/Group Filing (Check (City) (State) (Zip) (MM/DD/YYYY) Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person ___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned 1.Title of Security 2. Trans. Date 2A. 3. Trans. 4. Securities 5. Amount of 6. Ownership 7. Nature of (Instr. 3) Deemed Code Acquired (A) or Securities Form: Direct Indirect Execution (Instr. 8) Disposed of (D) Beneficially (D) or Indirect Beneficial Date, if (Instr. 3, 4 and Owned Following (I) (Instr. 4) Ownership any 5) Reported (Instr. 4) Transaction(s) (A) (Instr. 3 and or 4) Code V Amount (D) Price Class A Common Stock 4/24/2008 S 304 D $61.16 25482 D Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities) 1. Title of 2. 3. 3A. 4. Trans. 5. Number of 6. Date Exercisable 7. Title and Amount of 8. Price 9. Number of 10. 11. Nature Derivate Conversion Trans. Deemed Code Derivative and Expiration Date Securities Underlying of derivative Ownership of Security or Date Execution (Instr. 8) Securities Derivative Security Derivative Securities Form of Indirect (Instr. 3) Exercise Date, if Acquired (A) or (Instr. 3 and 4) Security Beneficially Derivative Beneficial Price of any Disposed of (D) (Instr. 5) Owned Security: Ownership Derivative (Instr. 3, 4 Following Direct (D) (Instr. 4) Security and 5) Reported or Transaction(s) Indirect Date Expiration Amount or (Instr. 4) (I) Exercisable Date Title Number of (Instr. 4) Code V (A) (D) Shares Explanation of Responses: Reporting Owners Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships Director 10% Owner Officer Other Eschenbach Carl M. EVP Worldwide Field 3401 HILLVIEW AVE. Operations PALO ALTO, CA 94304 Signatures Larry Wainblat, attorney-in-fact 4/25/2008 ** Signature of Reporting Person Date Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly. * If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v). ** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a). Note: File three copies of this Form, one of which must be manually signed. If space is insufficient, see Instruction 6 for procedure. Persons who respond to the collection of information contained in this form are not required to respond unless the form displays a currently valid OMB control number. EX-24. 2 rrd182212_205654.htm POWER OF ATTORNEY POWER OF ATTORNEY Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints each of Rashmi Garde, Larry Wainblat and Michael Yang, signing singly, the undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in- fact to: (1) execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's capacity as an officer and/or director of VMware, Inc. (the "Company"), Forms 144 in accordance with Rule 144 of the Securities Act of 1933 and Forms 3, 4 and 5 in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder; (2) do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Form 144, 3, 4 or 5, complete and execute any amendment or amendments thereto, and timely file (whether by mail, electronic transmission or other acceptable means) such form with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and any stock exchange or similar authority; and (3) take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-fact's discretion. The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this power of attorney and the rights and powers herein granted. The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Rule 144 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 144, 3, 4 or 5 with respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed as of this 17th day of March, 2008. Employee: /s/ Carl Eschenbach Print Name: Carl Eschenbach Witness: /s/ Jodi Schwartz Print Name: Jodi Schwartz