I read an interesting statement on the business2community.com website a week ago; it said “The pyramids in Egypt and the Great Wall of China were built to last forever. Computer hardware and software? Not so much.”
I was talking to a very well respected ex-colleague recently about a mutual customer, and towards the end of the conversation he said, “so what are you doing about the Alpha customers I/O problem?” My first reaction was “what problem?”, so he went on to explain that customers who have Alpha systems have potential problems with support and modern storage arrays.
Traditionally, migrations are thought of as moving from one platform to another. Here at VSI migrations in and around OpenVMS come in all shapes and sizes.