VMS Software

OpenVMS 8.4-2 Launched

BOLTON, Mass., March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. 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. VSI also reconfirmed plans to offer OpenVMS on x86-based servers.

HP gives OpenVMS new life VMS Software Inc.

Hewlett-Packard has changed its direction on OpenVMS. Instead of pushing its users off the system, it has licensed OpenVMS to a new company that plans to develop ports to the latest Itanium chips and is promising eventual support for x86 processors.