VMware (VMW +6.8%) is among today's tech standouts after FBR says its checks indicate business...

|By:, SA News Editor

VMware (VMW +6.8%) is among today's tech standouts after FBR says its checks indicate business is good, in spite of the impact of macro issues on IT spending. F5 (FFIV +5.6%), whose switches often interface with servers running VMware's virtualization sosftware, is also up sharply, reversing yesterday's 4% drop.