Multiple reports Sunday night said that Broadcom Inc. is in talks to acquire VMware Inc., a corporate cloud-computing provider.
The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Reuters, and Bloomberg all claimed that discussions were taking place, but no price was given
After purchasing Symantec Corp.'s corporate security unit for about $11 billion . Broadcom of San Jose, California, has allegedly been looking for a significant software acquisition for some time
As of 2016, Broadcom had paid $5.9 billion for Brocade Communications, and as of 2018, the company had paid around $18 billion for CA Inc.
Broadcom's March results beat Wall Street's expectations. Second-quarter results are due June 2.