VMS Software, Inc. Launches New Version of OpenVMS Operating System Worldwide

Mar 22nd, 2016

VMS Software, Inc. Launches New Version of OpenVMS Operating System Worldwide

VMS Software, Inc. (VSI) today announced the worldwide availability of VSI OpenVMS Version 8.4-2 (Maynard Release) operating system (OS) for Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Integrity servers. The Maynard Release is the second by VMS Software. The new OS is compatible with HPE Integrity servers running the latest Intel Itanium 9500 series processor, as well as most prior generations of the Itanium processor family. VMS Software also reconfirmed plans to offer OpenVMS on x86-based servers.

"This second release reaffirms our long-term commitment to the OpenVMS platform, and builds upon our highly successful first release of OpenVMS in June of 2015," said Duane P. Harris, CEO of VMS Software. "It is the first of many exciting improvements planned for OpenVMS, including future updates to the file system, TCP/IP, and other major improvements that we look forward to sharing with our customers as we work our way through the planned roadmap.

OpenVMS is the platform of choice for customers in the mission critical market, with legendary security, stability, and uptime performance. The 8.4-2 release includes the following major updates:

  • Increased software/hardware scaling — with full BL890 support