0001181431-08-031865 4 1 20080514 20080515 20080515 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 POWELL DENNIS D 0001231878 4 34 001-33622 08839879 170 WEST TASMAN DR SAN JOSE CA 95134 650 944-6000 C/O INTUIT INC. 2700 COAST AVENUE MOUNTAIN VIEW CA 94043 4 1 rrd206871.xml FORM 4 X0202 4 2008-05-14 0 0001124610 VMWARE, INC. VMW 0001231878 POWELL DENNIS D 3401 HILLVIEW AVENUE PALO ALTO CA 94304 1 0 0 0 Class A Common Stock 2008-05-14 4 A 0 2000 66.32 A 4000 D Stock Option (right to buy) 66.32 2008-05-14 4 A 0 6000 A 2015-05-14 Class A Common Stock 6000 6000 D 1,500 shares will vest on each of August 14, 2008, November 14, 2008, February 14, 2009 and May 14, 2009. Not applicable. Rashmi Garde, attorney-in-fact 2008-05-15