eCube Systems and Connect Announces the OpenVMS Modernization Seminar Schedule for This Fall

eCube Systems will kick off an international tour featuring OpenVMS modernization seminars in Europe and North America.

Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 13, 2017

eCube Systems in conjunction with Connect is pleased to announce its schedule for the OpenVMS Modernization Seminar series this fall. Each seminar will feature expert directed labs where students follow steps to install and use desktop tools for modernization, a connection to an AVTware Virtual Server running OpenVMS and a 90 day evaluation license of the three modernization tools featured in the seminar for each student.

The OpenVMS Modernization Seminar is scheduled to kick off at the OpenVMS Bootcamp on Sunday, September 24th in Boston, MA, and the following weeks will feature one seminar in each of the following cities: Amsterdam on October 2nd, Gotenburg on October 5th, and London on October 9th. The training class will feature labs and will be hands on, so each participant will need to bring a Windows, Mac or linux laptop to the seminar so that they can install the Eclipse environment and Java tools necessary to use each moderinization tool. The modernization training will be broken into three components:

1.    Modernization of the Development environment: The Agile Development tool NXTware Remote will utilize an Eclipse based IDE for OpenVMS 3GL and Java Remote development environment with distributed services on OpenVMS.
2.    Modernization of the Deployment environment: NXTmonitor is an Agile Infrastructure tool that performs DevOps functions for Continuous Delivery functionality and incorporates Application Performance Management tools to orchestrate complex applications on OpenVMS.
3.    Modernization of the middleware: NXTera will demonstrate High Performance middleware on OpenVMS with support for BASIC, C, C++, COBOL, Fortran, Perl and Python. NXTera

Workbench tools are integrated into NXTware Remote developer tools so that the developer can generate connectors, compile and debug their code from one interface.
After completing this class, the participant will be able to demonstrate modernization skills on OpenVMS applications to help existing developers be more productive and attract new engineers and developers to work on OpenVMS.

NXTware Remote, eCube's modern Eclipse-based Distributed Development Environment, provides developers the tools to simplify and integrate their software engineering. The IDE's suite of tools and best practices for Continuous Delivery, which automates much of the development process on VMS, will leverage eCube's close relationship with the VSI to ensure users get the most out of their VMS investment.

"As part of our continuing commitment to improve OpenVMS, we are happy to announce this modernization seminar to inform OpenVMS developers on modern, agile and distributed development and deployment environments like NXTware Remote and NXTmonitor." says Kevin Barnes, President of eCube Systems, LLC. "We hope that developers will use these modern tools on OpenVMS and realize its development environment is just as modern as any linux, Windows or Unix platform, with a more secure and fault tolerant environment. This environment will enhance the user's ability to quickly and efficiently develop and extend valuable enterprise applications."

The OpenVMS modernization seminar will be a limited capacity one day, hands on class that features a complete training on how to install and configure NXTware Remote, NXTmonitor and NXTera on OpenVMS and various client workstations. The training is intended for OpenVMS integrators, engineers and developers and will educate them on the advantages of Agile Development as well as advanced features of Eclipse and NXTware Remote. As part of the class, VMS developers will learn tips and tricks to speed up development for up to one hour a day, saving developers time and money. In addition, new developers will learn how to develop on OpenVMS without having to learn any DCL or infrastructure, enabling ISVs to hire college new hires to take over support and maintenance of their OpenVMS based applications.

If you have an interest in the Agile Development Environment, go to this link to register: http://ecubesystems.com/promos/jumpstart.html.

About NXTware Remote


NXTware Remote is an Eclipse-based Integrated Development Environment (IDE) that makes it simple for developers to write code and then compile and debug it remotely. Enterprise IT organizations doing strategic development in COBOL, FORTRAN, C, BASIC, PASCAL, and JAVA on a variety of platforms use NXTware Remote to develop on OpenVMS, Linux and Unix servers from Windows, MAC or Linux workstations.

About NXTmonitor

NXTmonitor is an Application Performance Management tools (APM) that makes it simple for operations to capture the developer's knowlege of complex applilation systems and manage it effectively in a Graphical User Interface (GUI). Enterprise IT organizations doing agile development on a variety of platforms can use NXTmonitor as a DevOPS solution to manage the performance of applications on OpenVMS, Linux and Unix servers.

About NXTera

NXTera is a fourth generation middleware based on the Entera Intelligent middleware from Open Environment and Borland. NXTera continues the Entera RPC middleware 3GL support for BASIC, COBOL and Fortran and adds support for new languages and platforms like Java and python, linux and OpenVMS. In addition, it supports new technologies like WebServices, JDBC and SOA architectures. It is supported on a variety of platforms such as OpenVMS, Linux and Unix servers from Windows, MAC or Linux workstations.

About Continuous Delivery and Best Practices for OpenVMS
Continuous Delivery and Best Practices for OpenVMS is a process designed by eCube to support modern development on OpenVMS. It combines 1.) the use of a modern IDE to support agile development and source code management system (SCM) to systematically improve quality and simplify activities that were previously complex and time consuming, 2.) automated build capabilities that can be triggered from the SCM and in turn can trigger automated testing and 3.) automated application testing and dependency management.

About eCube Systems

eCube Systems offers a family of middleware evolution products and services that maximize return on technology investment by leveraging existing technical equity to meet evolving business needs. Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies turn to eCube Systems to reduce risk, extend ROI and increase productivity as they consolidate existing capabilities and evolve legacy systems to contemporary SOA platforms.

eCube Systems, LLC, is headquartered in Montgomery, Texas with marketing offices in Boston, MA and R&D in Montreal, Canada. For more information, visit us at http://www.ecubesystems.com or contact eCube Systems by email at ecube.sales(at)ecubesystems(dot)com or by telephone: 866-493-4224.

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VMS Software, Inc. Launches New Release of OpenVMS OS for Alpha Hardware

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VMS Software, Inc. Launches New Release of OpenVMS OS for Alpha Hardware

Worldwide Production Release of VSI OpenVMS Alpha V8.4-2L2 Provides Another Bridge to the Future


BOLTON, MA, July 10, 2017 – VMS Software, Inc. (VSI) today announced the immediate availability of the production release of VSI OpenVMS Alpha V8.4-2L2 Performance Release for select Alpha hardware platforms, including Alphas emulated on x86-based hardware. This release has been optimized for the DEC Alpha hardware platform running Alpha EV6 and later processors.

“This release of VSI OpenVMS Alpha V8.4-2L2 is our 5th release since VSI took over new development of OpenVMS. Like VSI OpenVMS Alpha V8.4-2L1, released earlier this year, the V8.4-2L2 release continues VSI’s commitment to provide OpenVMS installed-base customers with a clear upgrade path to modern x86 hardware.” said Terry R. Holmes, VP Sales & Marketing of VMS Software, Inc.

The new release is functionally identical to VSI’s initial OpenVMS Alpha release (V8.4-2L1). It will also be bundled with VSI’s “best-in-class” support. However, for customers running Alpha hardware on EV6 and later processors, the new, optimized V8.4-2L2 release may realize significant performance improvements.

“Depending on the specific CPU and operating system features a customer’s application uses, the new Alpha V8.4-2L2 release could render performance improvements of between 15% and 50%. We have also observed RMS image sizes reduced by more than 270 blocks, due to more efficient code generation,” said Eddie Orcutt, VP Software Engineering of VMS Software, Inc.
VSI OpenVMS Alpha V8.4-2L2 includes a full suite of VSI OpenVMS Alpha layered products and open source applications.

Customers interested in purchasing VSI OpenVMS Alpha V8.4-2L2 can email sales@vmssoftware.com or call (978) 451-0110. Release notes and specifications will be published on the VSI website shortly: http://vmssoftware.com/products.html


About VMS Software

VMS Software, Inc. develops, sells, and supports innovative and advanced releases of OpenVMS, the most secure operating system on the planet. The company’s core motivation is to support and enable customers to run their mission-critical applications at the legendary uptime levels OpenVMS is known for, at maximum performance levels, today and into the future. VMS Software Inc. is headquartered in Bolton, MA. For more information, go to http://www.vmssoftware.com

VMS Software, Inc.
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978-451-0110

NonStop Under 40 - SIG Update

NSU40 Update

After a worthy start at the NonStop Technical Boot Camp in San Jose, NSU40 is still going strong, having had its most recent meeting in London at the eBITUG conference. Jimmy Treybig, founder of Tandem Computers, attended the NSU40 meeting in London and stressed, among other things, how NonStop should be presented as a solution and not a technology. It was great advice to a group that is looking for new ways to market the solution to the next generation. The meeting was a success with the entire Board present to take feedback from the room and promote discussion.

Besides the eBITUG meeting and the website going up (www.NSU40.com) several months ago, the group is starting to produce educational videos as a way to modernize the current NonStop educational resources. The first one will be a simple intro to NonStop and is expected to debut over the summer.

Another idea the group is looking into is a NonStop Hackathon as a way to get people outside the NonStop world exposed to NonStop technology, and promote new ideas on the platform. Details of this are in the early stages but expect to see more information very soon.

More news to come at a later time but if you have not done so already, please register at the website, www.NSU40.com, to share ideas on the forum and get on the mailing list!

Experience the Value of Mission Critical Solutions at HPE Discover Las Vegas 2017

Join us at HPE Discover and learn how to modernize your infrastructure for transactions and analytics workloads. Check out our recommendations for top sessions and demos .

In today’s economy where customers are gained or lost in a matter of seconds, mission-critical solutions are vital to business transformation. Join us at HPE Discover and learn how to modernize your infrastructure for transactions and analytics workloads including Oracle, SAP and SQL Server.

Is your current infrastructure slow to respond, hard to manage and experiencing rising costs? Are you exploring fast, always on, cost-effective and future-ready solutions?

Starting June 6, we’re welcoming thousands of customers to our Discover event in Las Vegas. If you are attending, learn how HPE Mission Critical Solutions can help:

  • Monetize your data by harnessing and acting upon massive amounts of data in real time
  • Move at the speed of business by delivering an agile foundation that keeps pace with business demands
  • Provide continuity for your business operations, meeting the most demanding SLAs for your critical workloads

Come join us at Discover for the following sessions:

Tuesday, June 6

  • Need results quickly while reducing your database environment costs? Customer lessons for analytics and business processing (T12675) from 11:00 – 11:30am, featuring customers CenterPoint Energy and Republic National Distributing Company
  • Attend Randy Meyer’s Keynote session, Always-on is not enough, modernize your digital core and empower real-time analytics with HPE mission-critical solutions (B12673) from 12:00 – 1:00pm

Wednesday, June 7

  • Delivering business continuity for vital applications, best practices for avoiding unplanned outages (DF12739) from 10:00 – 10:30am featuring our NonStop experts
  • Now is the time to act, accelerate your transformation to SAP HANA with the right mix of HPE infrastructure and services (B12674) from 10:30 – 11:30am
  • Advancing HP-UX into the next decade, delivering next-generation HPE Integrity Servers (DF12740) from 1:00 –   1:30pm
  • Is Hybrid Transaction & Analytics Processing (HTAP) also known as in-memory analytics, part of your future?       (DF12676) from 2:00 – 2:30pm
  • Physical, virtual, on-premises or off, HPE Virtualized NonStop is a milestone in the NonStop journey (DF12738) from 4:00 – 4:30pm
  • If you are, Transforming your IBM Power or Oracle SPARC environment (B12550), attend this session from 4:30 – 5:30pm

Thursday, June 8

  • It’s only money. Data management with Oracle and Microsoft® SQL Server® (B12713) from 10:30 – 11:30am

Make sure you visit the demos and talk with our experts on the show floor:

  • Transform your mission-critical environment with Superdome X and MC990 X (Demo ID 626)
  • Empower with SAP HANA (Demo ID 623)
  • Physical or virtual, on- or off-premises: NonStop Systems provide Business Continuity in an always-on, hybrid world (Demo ID 625)

Register today for the event and these sessions. See you in Las Vegas!

SAVE THE DATE: Making the Mission to Mars Compute

The mission to Mars will require the most powerful computing system the world has ever seen

At 20 light-minutes away, Mars is too far to rely on communication from Earth for real-time support. Astronauts will need to travel with and be guided by the most powerful computing system the world has ever seen. But the incremental increases we are seeing in computing power will not meet the demands of the challenge. We need a major computer upgrade, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise has the answer.

Tune in next Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at 11:20 AM PT / 2:20 PM ET to watch Hewlett Packard Labs chief architect and lead for The Machine research project, Kirk Bresniker, deliver a Facebook Live presentation from Washington D.C. on Memory-Driven Computing and its potential to support the mission to Mars.

ABOUT THE EVENT
On The Launchpad: Return to Deep Space

Presented by AtlanticLIVE

Nothing excites the mind and sparks our curiosity as much as space. As missions like New Horizons push to the edge of our solar system, private companies have reignited the next generation space race. Lately, the Red Planet has grabbed our attention, sparking the question, what combination of players and technologies will have to come together to make the first human-led mission to Mars successful?

The Atlantic will survey a shifting landscape of new technologies, exploring the cosmos by gathering experts on the growing space industry and the future of space and extraterrestrial travel. Where will the next space race take us, what are the challenges facing the mission and what do we need to know, build and create to get there?

WHEN: May 16, 2017, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM PT / 1:00 – 5:00 PM ET

WHERE: Newseum, Knight Conference Center, 
555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

NonStop Under 40 Update

We are excited to announce the launch of the NonStop Under 40 website, www.NSU40.com. NSU40 started as a meeting at the 2016 NonStop Technical Boot Camp, where NonStop professionals with varying degrees of experience met to discuss the current state of NonStop as it relates to the next generation of talent.

The NonStop Under 40 mission is to bring HPE NonStop Server awareness to a new generation of professionals by fostering professional development through relationship building, education and information sharing from the NonStop Community.

The website includes a Knowledgebase where the group is currently working to make educational videos and host online classes, as well as a Forum for people to discuss all things NonStop. It is a work in progress so we definitely ask for your involvement and feedback, as well as your help to spread the word. Please register at https://www.nsu40.com/forum/ to start participating today!

Inside look at Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s next-generation infrastructure

Hyperconverged and composable infrastructures are HPE’s big focus

By Brandon Butler
Senior Editor, Network World | APR 11, 2017 5:27 AM PT

In the 18 months since the company split from its sister consumer business, Hewlett Packard Enterprise has been in an almost constant state of refining its strategy.

The company backed out of the public cloud marketsold off its Enterprise Services Business to competitor CSC for $8.5 billion; dealt other “non-core” assets to Micro Focus in an $8.8 billion deal; and dumped its OpenStack and Cloud Foundry development efforts off to Suse. HPE also bought all-flash storage vendor Nimble storage for $1 billion last month and snapped up hyperconverged infrastructure vendor Simplivity for another $650 million in January.

So what’s the common theme through all of these moves? HPE Senior Vice President and General Manager of the company’s Software Defined and Cloud Group Ric Lewis says it’s simple: HPE wants to own the next generation of infrastructure management. And a big part of that is what HPE is calling a whole new type of infrastructure dubbed “composable.”

The big picture

HPE’s overall strategy has been narrowed to focus on three core areas, Lewis says. One is hybrid IT: HPE wants to help customers build private clouds on next-generation infrastructure that integrates with public cloud resources. A second broad focus area is what Lewis calls the “Intelligent Edge,” which encompass technologies related to the Internet of Things. Finally, the third pillar revolves around services and helping customers successfully execute projects in the first two areas.

One perception that HPE struggles with is the notion that it doesn’t have a public IaaS cloud to compete with the likes of Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. Lewis says despite public IaaS cloud getting the lion’s share of attention, “that misses how important private cloud is.” Private cloud and on-premises infrastructure is the market that HPE wants to own, which includes helping customers manage their use of public IaaS cloud resources. This strategy will not be easy though as a host of other legacy enterprise infrastructure vendors are vying for the same prize, including Dell-EMC, Cisco and IBM.

There is opportunity though. A recent Worldwide Infrastructure Forecast by IDC estimates that through 2020, public cloud infrastructure is set to grow at 15% compound annual growth rate; private cloud is forecast to grow at 11%. This compares to traditional IT growing at only 2%. If companies like HPE and others can offer compelling options, there is a market for enterprises to upgrade their on-premises infrastructure.

The first next-wave: HCI

On the immediate horizon for next-generation enterprise data center design is hyperconverged infrastructure. HCI or integrated systems typically deliver a package of pre-compiled servers, network and storage components in a single engineered offering. This is opposed to buying those components separately and end users configuring them. HCI systems are typically sold as software that controls infrastructure resources or as hardware-software combinations, and they’re most typically used for virtual desktop infrastructure or as a type of VM vending machine that offers users virtual or even bare metal infrastructure, says Gartner research director Paul Delory.

HPE’s product in this market is named the Hyper Converged 380, and it has been out for a couple of years. Most analysts see it as trailing offerings from market leaders Nutanix, Simplivity and Dell EMC (VxRail). HPE significantly upgraded its position in the market when it acquired Simplivity, automatically making the company one of the premier HCI vendors.

HCI is an estimated $1.5 billion annual revenue run rate market and is in a phase of “rapid maturation,” says Forrester Research analyst Richard Fichera. As the market matures, he expects use cases for HCI will become more diverse and more widely known about. A recent survey by Forrester found that up to 50% of HCI customers were running databases on their HCI platform, and up to one-third were running enterprise applications such as collaboration, enterprise resource planning or HR and finance apps on HCI.

Lewis says the plan is to integrate the HC380 and Simplivity product lines, with the first step being to certify Simplivity to run on HPE’s DL380 servers this year. In the future, HPE will plan to offer Simplivity exclusively on HPE hardware, while still supporting any previous Simplivity customers who run the system on non-HPE hardware, Lewis says.

The future: Composable infrastructure

HCI is a viable market today, but Lewis and HPE are already looking beyond that to the future. What Lewis is really excited about is HPE Synergy: It’s what he calls a composable infrastructure system that HPE launched in December 2015. Composable infrastructure has three components: Fluid pools of compute, storage and fabric (network) capacity that can be provisioned as needed; software-defined intelligence that controls them; and an API to access it.

Synergy is sold in a 21-frame unit that supports 12 modules per frame. The idea is that Synergy is made up of compute, network and storage, and developers can request a virtual machine with any combined amount of those resources. When the workload is done running, those infrastructure resources are delivered back to the “pool” for other users to access. One workload could be a compute-heavy application with a lot of CPU power; another could be memory-heavy for read-write operations.

This is a different idea than an HCI system, which typically provisions pre-configured VM or bare metal infrastructure templates. Composable is more similar to the idea of a public cloud where resource capacity is simply requested and provisioned from shared capacity. The difference with Synergy compared to public IaaS cloud is that it sits on customers’ premises. Like cloud, HPE offers Synergy in an “opex” buying model in which customers pay for the product based on how much they use it; or they can buy it outright as a capital expense.

“Composable systems will likely have much of their success initially with larger enterprises who have complex software environments,” Fichera says. “If all you want is an efficient way to provision VMs, it probably makes sense to buy HCI. If you have a big, complex enterprise software system and are looking for ways to streamline constantly-changing infrastructure resources, that’s probably where composable will make more headway.”

HPE is unique in the market offering composable infrastructure, Fichera says. Cisco had a composable product with the M Series of its UCS servers, but no longer actively sells those because of a lack of demand, the company said. Fichera says it’s unclear yet if Synergy will be more desirable. HPE does have paying customers willing to talk about their use of Synergy.

Synergy in practice

The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, Ala., houses hundreds of researchers studying the latest in genomic medicine. This science specialty creates petabyte-scale data and requires batch compute processing jobs. HudsonAlpha CIO Peyton McNully says the long-term goal is for his IT department to transition from HPE C-7000 servers to Synergy, and that’s a process that’s underway.

“Ultimately, (Synergy gives us) more flexibility and better software definition through Rest APIs,” McNully says. “Some days we run a hypervisor for certain workloads, then in the evening hours it’s back to bare metal, CentOS and Docker containers for batch processing jobs.” Enabling that flexibility can be “quite expensive” on standard infrastructure equipment, he says, but by using Synergy HudsonAlpha is able to compose the exact-sized infrastructure environment each workload needs.

“There are 15,000 to 18,000 genomes that we’re analyzing each year and I’ve got a certain amount of compute to do that with,” McNully explains. “The opportunity to ring out every last drop of that compute in the evening hours, and then spin up private clouds during the day for different types of workloads, is a huge price and performance benefit.”

List pricing for the HC380 ranges from $26,000 to $100,000 for an all-flash configuration. For HPE Synergy, list pricing starts at $12,750 per compute block for one- to 36-server configurations, with discounts when buying in volume.

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Connect Community Announcement - NonStop Under 40 website and Forum | Register for free!

Are you a NonStop user or practitioner under the age of 40? If so, we have a new community for YOU! The NonStop Under 40 SIG has launched an official website with a NonStop Knowledge Base, Tech Forums, and boasts amazing potential for networking.

Take a moment to check out (and register for) the NonStop Under 40 SIG today!

https://www.nsu40.com OR www.nonstopunder40.com

FREE HP-UX Webinar on January 31 and February 2. Register NOW!

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Learn how you can improve manageability, availability and efficiency of your mission-critical Integrity environment when upgrading to the latest version of HP-UX 11i v3 and Integrity servers. The key innovations include support for Veritas 6.1 file system, vPar online migration and OpenStack for HP-UX. Find out how other companies across the globe are gaining value by upgrading to the latest environment.

This webinar will focus on the benefits and features recently released for HP-UX 11i v3.

31st January, 2017, 7:30 a.m. PST. 
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HPE joins Gen-Z Consortium to launch a new open computer interconnect standard

HPE joins Gen-Z Consortium to launch a new open computer interconnect standard

The Gen-Z Consortium is a new open industry group devoted to creating an open interconnect standard. Hewlett Packard Enterprise is pleased to announce that we have joined this group.

Gen-Z is a computer interconnect standard that uses memory semantics and modern PHY designs to offer high-performance, low-latency connectivity to large amounts of next generation memory devices at chassis and rack scale. Its characteristics also make it an excellent choice for node-node connectivity, pools of accelerators, and efficient bridging to existing datacenter fabrics like Ethernet or Infiniband.

It is being administered by the Gen-Z Consortium, an industry group that currently includes AMD, ARM, Broadcom, Cavium, Cray, Dell EMC, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Huawei, IBM, IDT, Lenovo, Mellanox, Micron, Microsemi, Red Hat, Samsung, Seagate, SkHynix, Western Digital, and Xilinx, with others expected to join soon.

VMS Software, Inc. Announces New TCP/IP Stack

VMS Software, Inc. replacing existing TCP/IP stack with modern stack based on IP licensed from Process Software, LLC

BOLTON, MA (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 21, 2016


VMS Software, Inc. (VSI) today announced plans to replace the existing OpenVMS TCP/IP stack with a completely updated stack based on software licensed from Process Software, LLC a long-time OpenVMS independent software vendor based in Framingham, Massachusetts. The license allows VSI to integrate features of Process Software's MultiNet software with VSI’s releases of the OpenVMS operating system, and add VSI’s own modifications and improvements over time.

“We have collaborated with Process Software for two years, and are delighted that VSI can leverage decades of their excellent work to jumpstart VSI’s own effort to modernize OpenVMS TCP/IP,” said Duane P. Harris, CEO of VMS Software. “This license saves us the substantial time and resources required to update the existing TCP/IP stack to current industry standards. More importantly, VSI engineers can focus on our most important priority: porting the OpenVMS operating system to the Intel x86-64 hardware platform.”

Details about specific TCP/IP components will be made available on the VSI website shortly (http://www.vmssoftware.com), including a comparison table displaying the two stacks side by side. Some of the major updates include: OpenSSL 1.0.2, SSH (V1 & V2), DHCP v3, IPv6 (complete application protocols supported), IPSEC (full support), Bind 9.9, Kerberos 5, and advanced features such as IPS, paired network interface support, and improved performance monitoring capabilities.

“Our agreement with VSI will enable Process to benefit from introduction to a broader OpenVMS customer base, including customers who have not used MultiNet in the past,“ said Michael Lamont, Chief Technology Officer of Process Software. “This will lead to further enhancements in our products and improvements to our support services. We are excited about our collaboration with VSI, but Process customers should know that today’s announcement does not mean that Process is changing its product offerings or support commitments. Process will continue to license and support its products, including MultiNet, and will continue to develop and enhance MultiNet for use on existing and future platforms.”    
VSI intends to release the new TCP/IP stack as VSI TCP/IP V10.5. The timing of the release is still being determined, but we intend to accelerate time-to-market, by first distributing V10.5 as an independent installation kit. Customers will have the option to keep using the existing stack or install V10.5. However, the older stack will be phased out within the next 2 years.
About Process Software, LLC

Process Software is a premier supplier of communications software solutions to mission critical environments. With a loyal customer base of over 3,000 organizations, including Global 2000 and Fortune 1000 companies, Process Software has earned a strong reputation for meeting the stringent reliability and performance requirements of enterprise networks. Process Software products include MultiNet, a full suite of TCP/IP applications and services for OpenVMS VAX, Alpha and Integrity platforms.

About VMS Software, Inc. 
VMS Software, Inc. develops, sells and supports innovative and advanced releases of OpenVMS, the most secure operating system on the planet. The company’s core motivation is to support and enable customers to run their mission critical applications at the legendary uptime levels OpenVMS is known for, at maximum performance levels, today and into the future. VMS Software Inc. is headquartered in Bolton, MA. For more information, go to http://www.vmssoftware.com

VMS Software, Inc. 
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978-451-0110

Join Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Intel and IDC for Transform your Mission Critical Environment - October 19th - 20th, 2016 Barcelona Spain

Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Intel and IDC invite you to join them on October 19th - 20th, 2016 in Barcelona Spain.   Organized so you can make the most of your time in Barcelona, we coincided TMCE2 with VMWorld.  Join us at the W Hotel Barcelona for the opportunity to review and discuss market trends and find out how we can help you transform your mission critical environment.  Find out more and register here.
 

Blueprint for the digital workplace | Atmosphere local 2016

Blueprint for the digital workplace | Atmosphere local 2016

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Blueprint for the digital workplace | Atmosphere local 2016

 

Join us on the road

The nature of work is changing rapidly. Cloud-based apps, smartphones, tablets, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices are transforming traditional office environments, as today's #GenMobile workforce expect the freedom to work anytime, anywhere. This also places demands on IT to have more insight into network performance for the optimal user experience.

To help you with your network design, we are bringing the Blueprint for the Digital Workplace roadshow to a city near you.

At the roadshow, you will learn how to:

·        Get new insights into your network to make it predictable and improve performance

·        Create a mobile-enabled workplace for customers and employees

·        Protect your network and data with Adaptive Trust security

Join us this Fall at a location near you to start designing the Digital Workplace.

Space is limited; register early.

 

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FREE WEBINAR - How Can the Concept of Secure Content Management Help You Align Information Governance and Security?

Join us for a FREE webinar on September 29th!

Space is Limited!  Reserve your Webinar seat now.

Space is Limited!  Reserve your Webinar seat now.

Join this interactive webinar to see how you can leverage the concept of secure content management to support privacy and information security transparently within your information governance program. You will also learn how the need for security, business continuity, and data protection can be balanced with collaboration and productivity expectations to successfully deliver the desired business outcomes for your stakeholders and customers. There will be an opportunity throughout the session to share your thoughts, experiences and answer any questions.

Speaker:

Rich Lauwers
Information Governance Subject Matter Expert
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Webinar Details:

Date: 
September 29, 2016

Time:
11:00 AM PDT (Los Angeles), 2:00 PM EDT (New York), 20:00 CEST (Frankfurt)

After registering for the webinar, you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions and information on joining the webinar.

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The Board of comForte 21 GmbH appoints a new CEO

comForte 21 CEO Michael Deissner

comForte 21 CEO Michael Deissner

Wiesbaden, Germany – 1 July 2016 – comForte 21 GmbH announced today the appointment of Michael J. Deissner as their new CEO. He will assume responsibilities on 1 July 2016 and will succeed Dr Michael Rossbach, who will retire from this position on 30 September 2016.

‘We are very pleased to welcome Michael Deissner at comForte’, says Patrick Eyrich, Chairman of comForte’s Supervisory Board. ‘Michael has a long history and track record of successfully growing organizations in demanding environments. We are looking forward to working with Michael going forward and to open a new chapter in comForte’s history.’
 
Michael Deissner is joining comForte from Cytonet, a biotech company, where he was Managing Director for the last 15 years. Michael started his career as a Managing Director of a medium-sized services company, before joining SAP AG in 1997 working as the Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors at SAP AG. During this period, he held different positions with varying responsibilities for SAP’s internal and external projects.
 
About comForte
 
A leading global provider of connectivity, security, and application modernization solutions, comForte delivers best-in-class products and support for customers using the HPE NonStop platform. Building upon many years of experience, comForte has helped customers make the most of their investment in NonStop systems and applications with a wide range of innovative and proven products for secure NonStop system connectivity, data and system security, application modernization, and integration.
 
With offices in Germany, the United States, Singapore, and Australia, comForte has global reach with local staff and has served as a trusted HPE NonStop partner since 1998.
 
comForte’s roots in the HPE NonStop (Tandem Computers) market go back to 1979, and today, comForte’s leading security products are protecting data at rest, data in transit, and are included in HPE’s NonStop OS (operating system).
 
comForte, Inc. (Denver, USA), comForte Pty. Ltd (Sydney, Australia), and comForte Asia Pte. Ltd. (Singapore) are wholly owned subsidiaries of comForte 21 GmbH.
 
For more information about comForte please visit www.comforte.com.
This announcement was also published on Business Wire 
 

HP Enterprise Brings New Tech To USS Enterprise In STAR TREK BEYOND

BY: LAURIE ULSTER

They don’t call it HP Enterprise for nothing. Some of the new technology hitting the screen in Star Trek Beyond is coming from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and they couldn’t be more excited about it.

The company announced the partnership yesterday, and while they’re big on hype and small on specifics, they did give us this jazzy commercial starring Starfleet cadets to help explain things:

They’re all about their new innovation, The Machine, which was actually announced back in 2014 and hasn’t gotten any clearer, or closer, in the past two years. But while The Machine — which HPE says will “change everything” — has yet to come to fruition, the company did contribute its Machine-related expertise to the new movie. HPE worked with the Beyond team to create three technological concepts for the film: the quarantine, the diagnostic wrap, and the book. And that’s all they’re telling us. The first two seem ripe for story speculation — Who needs to be quarantined? Who gets sick? — but “the book” is pretty cryptic. (Sign me up for the diagnostic wrap, though!)

HPE’s press release says they spent months working with Paramount, a collaboration of creative minds as well as engineers, researchers, industrial designers, and UX specialists, to come up with the “conceptual technologies” in the film. They were all based on, again, The Machine. They go on to say, “The Machine is poised to leave behind sixty years of technological compromises and inefficiencies, reinventing the fundamental architecture on which all computing is currently based – from smart phones to data centers to super computers. It aims to enable a leap in performance and efficiency, while lowering costs and improving security.”

Should I admit that the hype reminds me of a certain propulsion expert named Kosinski, who needed a buddy from Tau Alpha C to make the magic happen?

For those troubled by the commercial aspects, don’t be. This isn’t the first time Star Trek has partnered up with a company, although usually it’s about getting Trek into the companies’ ads vs. getting products into Trek. Not every campaign can be as cool as 2013’s Leonard Nimoy/Zachary Quinto Audi commercial, but this 2014 Super Bowl spot for XFinity is a gem:

Star Trek: Into Darkness brought this not-so-cleverly edited oddity from Japan, for what looks like a WD-40 equivalent:

And I still love this beauty from 1998, despite the dizzyingly frequent cuts.

But this British power ad recruited the Canadian cast members to take it home for the weirdest of all: