VMware Confirms CEO Change, EMC Previews Financial Results

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http://www.thevarguy.com – As suspected, EMC executive Pat Gelsinger will replace VMware CEO Paul Maritz, effective Sept. 1. Maritz will shift to EMC chief strategist. The moves, confirmed by EMC CEO Joe Tucci (pictured), show the line between VMware and EMC is nonexistent, as the two technology companies try to master cloud computing, big data, virtualization and security opportunities together. EMC (NYSE: EMC) and VMware (NYSE: VMW) confirmed the Gelsinger-Maritz executive moves today. Also, EMC Executive David Goulden becomes president and COO, and EMC executives Howard Elias and Jeremy Burton gain more responsibilit (IT news)