Migration Services

Flexible and scalable approach to OpenVMS migration projects.

The world changes and so does your business

Whether you are moving from OpenVMS to Linux, UNIX or Windows, OpenVMS on Alpha or Integrity to OpenVMS on x86, or moving OpenVMS to the cloud or emulator, VMS Software is here to help. We offer OpenVMS migrations, database migrations, and emulation and virtualization services.

The world changes and so does your business
Migration process

The project phases include:

Discovery phase

VMS Software performs systems and applications analysis and inventory review, while the customer provides resource and competence mapping (current capabilities, gaps and needs, training plans). Comprehensive reports are produced that will be used later in the migration process.

System and application analysis and inventory review

Systems report:

  • Applications
  • Integration
  • Storage & Backup
1

Customer resource and competence mapping

Capability report:

  • Current capabilities
  • Training plan
  • Gaps and needs
2

VMS Software provides the customer with alternatives and advice on risk, time required, cost estimates, and general recommendations, as well as the final solution design. In collaboration with the customer, a thorough implementation plan for the project is prepared.

Alternatives & advice.
Final solution design

Scenarios report:

  • Alternatives
  • Cost
  • Risk
  • Recommendation
  • Time
3

Implementation planning and testing

Scenarios report:

  • Calendar
  • Resource
  • Dependencies
  • Time
  • Costs
4

VMS Software implements the project based on the mutually-agreed plan, while maintaining constant communication with the customer, and reporting progress at all times. Additional services with respect to the new system such as ongoing management, support, and training, may be provided as requested.

Implementation

Scenarios report:

  • Management
  • Communication
5

Contingency / Operations

Operations:

  • Managed services
  • Support
  • Training
6

System and application analysis and inventory review

Systems report:

  • Applications
  • Integration
  • Storage & Backup
1

Customer resource and competence mapping

Capability report:

  • Current capabilities
  • Training plan
  • Gaps and needs
2

Alternatives & advice.
Final solution design

Scenarios report:

  • Alternatives
  • Cost
  • Risk
  • Recommendation
  • Time
3

Implementation planning and testing

Scenarios report:

  • Calendar
  • Resource
  • Dependencies
  • Time
  • Costs
4

Implementation

Scenarios report:

  • Management
  • Communication
5

Contingency / Operations

Operations:

  • Managed services
  • Support
  • Training
6