Broadcom may purchase VMware.

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

VMware VMW, +0.80 percent had a market valuation of $40.3 billion on Friday, while Broadcom was worth $222 billion.

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.

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