Open VMS Bootcamp

 SEPTEMBER 25-28, 2016

The Connect OpenVMS Boot Camp is THE 2016 event for the global community of OpenVMS practitioners to gather for four days of technical content and peer-to-peer networking in the New England area. 

HPE OpenVMS engineers and executives, OpenVMS practitioners, analysts, consultants, and other industry professionals will gather for this classic event. In addition, there will be a Partner Pavilion and Partner Roundhouse, fantastic evening networking events, and as always, a few surprises!

This year, Connect is bringing Boot Camp back to where it all began at the Radisson Nashua Hotel in New Hampshire.  Join us in Nashua for the ultimate VMS Reunion!

2016 Registration Fees:

  • EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION (until 8/1/16) = $1295
  • Regular Attendee Registration (after 8/2/16) = $1595
  • Speaker Registration = $495
  • HPE Employees and VMS Ambassadors = $495




We are currently building the agenda for Boot Camp. Check back frequently for schedule updates.  You can VIEW ACCEPTED SESSIONS HERE.



Sunday, September 25, 2016

Join us for a day full of advanced OpenVMS topics, hands-on demos and more!  The cost to attend is $295.


Morning Session - 8am-12pm
Understanding, Implementing and Troubleshooting ACME/LDAP/AD on OpenVMS.

•         Introduction
•         Recommended versions and patches
•         Installation
•         Customization and configuration
•         ACME/LDAP startup
•         OpenVMS SYSUAF changes
•         Username mapping
•         ACME/LDAP troubleshooting
•         Setting up a MS windows LDAP server and adding User records
•         Setting up an OpenVMS system to use ACME/LDAP with windows LDAP server
•         Logging into the OpenVMS system using the external authentication

Lunch - 12pm-1pm
*Included with pre-conference seminar registration

Afternoon Session - 1pm-5pm
Understanding, Implementing and Troubleshooting CIFS on OpenVMS.

•    Introduction to CIFS
•    Installation & Configuration
•    Process / DB Overview
•    OpenVMS File Support
•    Security overview
•    Management
•    Troubleshooting
•    Tools and Utilities
•    Migration from Advanced Server to CIFS (brief)
•    CIFS vs. Advanced Server Comparison
•    Hands on Sessions:  “Base” config, Join to Windows Active Directory domain, Create shares, Using Windows security determine access to shares, Troubleshooting / Monitoring

There will be live systems at the hotel in Nashua to support the seminar.



Radisson Nashua Hotel
11 Tara Blvd.
Nashua, New Hampshire 03062

Connect has secured an excellent guest room rate at our host hotel, the Radisson Nashua Hotel.  The room rate for the event is $120, and will be available for travel during 9/24-9/29..

Reserve your room early!  The cutoff date for this discounted group rate is September 9, 2016!  RESERVE NOW



Platinum Sponsors



Alpha and VAX hardware virtualization software. Move your current OpenVMS software without any changes to X86, Virtual Machine or Cloud environment.


VMS Software, Inc.

We develop, sell and support the OpenVMS™ operating system. Our mission is to develop, sell, and support innovative and advanced releases of OpenVMS, the most secure operating system on the planet. We are engaged in this mission with one core motivation: to support and enable our customers in running their mission critical applications at the legendary uptime levels OpenVMS is known for, at maximum performance levels, today and into the future.



Stromasys is the original and leading provider of Enterprise class cross-platform virtualization solutions, including PDP-11, Digital VAX and Alpha, HP 3000, and SPARC servers. The company extends the life cycle of business and mission-critical systems through virtualization, modernization, and system enhancement.

Networking Dynamics

Security, Compliance, Monitoring, Productivity, Identity Management Solutions.


Software Concepts International

Software Concepts International (SCI), a company that specializes in OpenVMS and is recognized worldwide as a leader in OpenVMS, Oracle Rdb and Oracle Server performance, software design, remote managed services for OpenVMS system management and database administration, and OpenVMS migrations. SCI provides OpenVMS System Management and VMS database administration services worldwide.


IOMAXIS is an engineering and technology development company providing mission-focused innovative technology using disruptive methods in advanced communications, networking and computing for US Federal and mission critical commercial customers.  As part of our portfolio, we provide a wide range of OpenVMS engineering services for secure and commercial environments.


Unlock enterprise data wherever it resides. CONNX is your one-stop shop for data access and integration—Your data. Your way.

Gold Sponsors


Play It Again SOFtwarE Renew

A program is something which runs at least two times.pia-sofer is specialized on software modernization, to confirm sustainable solutions other very long time cycles.



InterSystems is a global leader in health information technology, creating connected health and care communities worldwide.  Its customers include major health systems, hospitals, labs, health information networks, health plans, and other healthcare leaders, including all of the top hospitals on the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals. InterSystems has been a strategic technology provider since 1978.  For more information, visit 

Silver Sponsors

Comet and Company

Comet & Company is a management and technical consulting organization with headquarters in the Financial District of New York City.

Process Software

Process Software is the best choice for your OpenVMS TCP/IP requirements. With thousands of loyal customers worldwide, including Global 2000 and Fortune 500 companies, Process Software has earned a strong reputation for meeting the stringent reliability and performance requirements of enterprise networks. Process Software products incorporate leading edge technologies and are backed with a dedicated customer support organization.

Sector7 USA

Migration Specialists.





Connect is offering a broad range of sponsorship opportunities for partners who wish to take advantage of this global OpenVMS Community Event.  Typical Boot Camp attendance is around 150-200 customers. Attendees are key technical contributors and decision makers.

For sponsorship information and available packages, please click here.