VMS Software, Inc. Announces First Boot on x86 Architecture

Significant step towards VSI’s new OpenVMS x86 product

Bolton, MA USA, May 20, 2019VMS Software Inc. (VSI) is pleased to announce OpenVMS First Boot on the x86 architecture.  This important achievement is a major step towards giving OpenVMS users the ability to operate on modern x86 hardware or in the Cloud. 

“It has been a long journey to get here and we will now be moving rapidly to the V9.0 Early Developer Kit and then to full system operation said Clair Grant, VSI’s CTO.  Grant continued, “There is still much more work to do before getting to a full production system for general customer release. With large areas of the operating system's internal capabilities now operational, we will be continually bringing up more components to round out the system in preparation for versions V9.1 and V9.2."

OpenVMS on x86 gives customers a path into the future with new versions of the operating system on industry-standard x86 hardware platforms and as a virtual machine guest on those systems. User applications, with extremely few exceptions, will compile, link, and run on x86 systems without modification.

 

About VMS Software

VMS Software, Inc. develops, sells and supports innovative and advanced releases of OpenVMS, the most secure and highly available operating system on the planet.  The company’s core motivation is to support and enable customers to run their mission critical applications with modernized tools today and into the future.  Our upcoming x-86 product is one example of how this is being accomplished for current and new VSI OpenVMS customers.  VMS Software Inc. is headquartered in Bolton, MA.  For more information, go to http://www.vmssoftware.com or e-mail info@vmssoftware.com.

 

 

Contacts:

VMS Software, Inc.

Paula Suita, 781-784-2900

Paula.suita@vmssoftware.com