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  • January 15, 2018
    Impact Statement Regarding Spectre and Meltdown Attacks

    VMS Software, Inc. has performed extensive research into the possible impact of the Spectre and Meltdown attacks on the OpenVMS platform.

    Click Here to view a letter outlining the results of VSI's research from VSI VP of Software Engineering, Eddie Orcutt.

  • December 13, 2017
    Paris, France OpenVMS 40th Anniversary Celebrations

    Over 100 attendees from the media, VMS Generations (French OpenVMS user groups), HPE, Oracle, and VMS Software, Inc. celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the OpenVMS Operating System at an HPE-hosted event at the Maison de l’Amerique Latine, in Paris. Representatives of VSI, HPE, Oracle, and VMS Generations presented.

    Terry Holmes, VSI's VP of Sales & Marketing, led VSI's team in presentations of VSI's future OpenVMS vision, the current roadmap, the status of the x86-64 port and VSI’s new online, self-paced training program.

    Click here for more details, including links to three French articles about the event.

  • December 12, 2017
    VMS Software, Inc. is pleased to announce support for VSI OpenVMS Integrity Version 8.4-2L1 running on the following HPE Integrity i6 server models:

          •HPE Integrity rx2800 i6 Server
          •HPE Integrity BL860c i6 Server Blade
          •HPE Integrity BL870c i6 Server Blade
          •HPE Integrity BL890c i6 Server Blade

    HPE's Integrity i6, based on Intel Itanium 9700 series processors, represents the latest refresh of the Integrity server family.

  • November 21, 2017

    Sixty years ago, Digital Equipment Corporation, the original developer of OpenVMS, was founded in Maynard Massachusetts in 1957. Thirty years later, DEC became one of the world's leading computer manufacturer.

    VSI continues DEC's commitment to excellence with major ongoing updates to OpenVMS, including a port of the OS to Intel x86 and plans for cloud, blockchain, and embedded solutions for VSI's mission critical customers.
    - Read Telegram Article.

  • November 2, 2017

    You are invited to an OpenVMS Update (Interexperience VMS-sig event) on Wednesday Nov, 22, 2017 9:30am-5pm at Hewlett Packard Enterprise offices at Startbaan 16 Amstelveen, Netherlands. The event is organized by VMSConsultancy/BGSoftware, VMS Software and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. (Presented in English)
    - Register Here.

  • October 2, 2017

    The 2017 Oracle Database on OpenVMS and Oracle Rdb Engineering Technical Forums are brought to you by Oracle development staff in cooperation with VSI, HPE, Intel and the Oracle Rdb and Oracle Database on OpenVMS community at large. The forums are free of charge with eight venues in the USA, Sweden, Austria, UK, France, and the Netherlands. You can also request remote attendance by emailing InfoRdb_US@oracle.com
    - For registration information Click Here.

  • September 21, 2017

    BOLTON, MA, September 21, 2017 – VMS Software, Inc. (VSI) today announced that in response to customer demand, VSI is expanding its cross-platform services offerings worldwide. Service offerings will include: Consulting, Application Services, Managed Services, Hosting, Government Compliance, and Training/Certification. Descriptions of these services will be uploaded to our Services page later today.
    - See the Press Release.

  • July 10, 2017

    BOLTON, MA, July 10, 2017 – VMS Software, Inc. (VSI) today announced the immediate availability of the production release of VSI OpenVMS Alpha V8.4-2L2 Performance Release for select Alpha hardware platforms, including Alphas emulated on x86-based hardware. This release has been optimized for the DEC Alpha hardware platform running Alpha EV6 and later processors. — More Info

  • June 27, 2017

    BOLTON, MA, June 27, 2017 – VSI today announced that Terry R. Holmes has joined VMS Software as its Vice President of Sales and Marketing, reporting to CEO, Duane Harris. Terry R. Holmes has oversight of VSI’s sales organization and execution of VSI’s marketing efforts. - See Press Release

  • June 14, 2017

    VMS Software, Inc. (VSI) is pleased to announce that IOMAXIS LLC is VSI's exclusive provider of ITAR Compliant / US Soil Support, to US Federal and infrastructure customers. IOMAXIS is a US-based corporation that provides expert OpenVMS and systems engineering support to customers that run OpenVMS on VAX, Alpha and IA64 hardware—including emulated environments. IOMAXIS’ highly skilled team has been engaged in the development and support of the OpenVMS operating system in the most demanding mission-critical, real-time environments for both government and commercial customers. Furthermore, IOMAXIS’ background in the US Federal space allows it to provide cleared engineers, as required. - More Info

  • June 12, 2017

    The latest OpenVMS rolling product roadmap now includes VSI's support roadmap for Alpha, in addition to the latest software release and support roadmaps for Alpha, Integrity (including Integrity i6) and x86. — More Info

  • April 21, 2017

    Announcing the availability of Java 8 (J2SETM Development Kit (JDK) 8.0) for OpenVMS on Integrity servers. — More Info

  • March 6, 2017

    In addition to the expected OpenVMS rolling product roadmap, the document now includes the support roadmap. Of particular note is the new research effort to bring advanced blockchain technology to OpenVMS. — More Info

  • January 27, 2017

    BOLTON, MA, January 27, 2017 – VMS Software, Inc. today announced the immediate availability of the production release of VSI OpenVMS Alpha V8.4-2L1 for the Alpha hardware platform, including Alphas running on x86-based emulators. This OpenVMS Alpha version is based on, and inherits the benefits of, the latest version of VSI OpenVMS Integrity V8.4-2L1, released in September 2016. — More Info

  • January 13, 2017

    BGS Software, one of VSI's European partners, located in the Netherlands, is now an alliance partner of Infotheek, a leading European IT supplier. BGS intends to work with Infotheek to promote OpenVMS in the EMEA market. - More Info

  • January 5, 2017

    Congratulations to VSI development tools partner eCube Systems for being named the 2016 Best Software Services Company by Corporate America magazine. eCube develops, sells and supports NXTware Remote Server and Client software for VSI OpenVMS. - More Info

  • December 19, 2016
    Boot Camp 2017

    Save these dates for the Connect OpenVMS 2017 Boot Camp: Sun. Sept. 24 - Wed. Sept. 27, at the Westford Regency, in Westford, MA USA — just 15 minutes from VSI's Bolton offices.

  • December 7, 2016

    This latest 2017-2019 product roadmap includes, among other things, the production release of VSI OpenVMS for Alpha and more details about the port of OpenVMS to x86-64.

  • October 28, 2016

    AMSTELVEEN, Netherlands, Nov. 30, 2016 – VMS Software, Inc. (VSI), VMS Consultancy, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise will hold a VMS Update covering the latest OpenVMS roadmap, news from Boot Camp, and key updates: Java 1.8, VSI TCP/IP, new file system, x86-64 port, and more. Presentations will be in English. — Get More Info

  • October 18, 2016

    BOLTON, MA, October 18, 2016 – VMS Software, Inc. (VSI) today announced the worldwide availability of the VSI OpenVMS Japanese software kit for installation on VSI OpenVMS Version 8.4-2L1 (Hudson release) or VSI OpenVMS Version 8.4-2 (Maynard release) for HPE Integrity servers. — See JVMS Products page

  • September 23, 2016

    BOLTON, MA, September 23, 2016 – VMS Software, Inc. (VSI) today announced the worldwide availability of VSI OpenVMS Version 8.4-2L1 (Hudson Release) operating system (OS) for HPE Integrity servers. The Hudson Release is the third by VSI. This new OS is VSI’s third OpenVMS release in the past 16 months. All OpenVMS components that are dependent on OpenSSL have been modified to make use of a new VSI SSL1 V1.0 offering--which implements the latest OpenSSL 1.0.2 standard. — See Products page

  • September 21, 2016

    BOLTON, MA, September 21, 2016 – VMS Software, Inc. (VSI) today announced plans to replace the existing OpenVMS TCP/IP stack with a completely updated stack based on software licensed from Process Software, LLC. The license allows VSI to integrate features of Process’s MultiNet software with VSI’s releases of the OpenVMS operating system, and add VSI’s own modifications and improvements over time. — See PR

  • September 16, 2016

    Once again OpenVMS executives, IT managers, and engineers, from around the globe, gather for three days at THE OpenVMS event of the year: OpenVMS Boot Camp, Nashua, New Hampshire, USA, September 25-28, 2016. Register Here!

  • September 6, 2016

    This latest product roadmap details our 2017 through 2019 plans for the platform. Of particular note are announcements about Java 1.8 and VSI's new, updated version of TCP/IP.

  • April 15, 2016

    VMS Software will present an engineering presentation at IT-Symposium Berlin, during the week of Monday the 18th of April. The event runs Monday through Wednesday of that week. In addition, VSI key VSI alliance partners will also present. Click Here for more details about the presenters and the Berlin event.

  • April 11, 2016

    BOLTON, MA, April 11, 2016 – VMS Software, Inc. (VSI) today announced the immediate availability of the Alpha Evaluation Kit, containing VSI OpenVMS Version 8.4-2 (Maynard Release) operating system (OS) for the Alpha platform.

  • April 1, 2016

    Intersystems announced the following on its mailing list: "InterSystems is pleased to announce that Caché and Ensemble 2016.1 are now available for all supported platforms." OpenVMS is now listed as supported. See Supported Platforms page.

  • March 29, 2016

    VMS Software, Inc. (VSI) today announced the worldwide availability of eCube System’s (eCube) NXTware Remote Server and Client software as part of the software media kit for VSI’s newly released OpenVMS Version 8.4-2 (Maynard Release) operating system for HPE Integrity servers.

  • March 22, 2016

    BOLTON, MA, March 22, 2016 – VMS Software, Inc. (VSI) today announced the worldwide availability of VSI OpenVMS Version 8.4-2 (Maynard Release) operating system (OS) for HPE Integrity servers. The Maynard Release is the second by VSI.