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DEFINITION: VMS (Virtual Memory System) is an operating system from the Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) that runs in its older mid-range computers. VMS originated in 1979 as a new operating system for DEC's new VAX computer, the successor to DEC's PDP-11. VMS is a 32-bit system that exploits the concept of virtual memory.VMS was renamed OpenVMS when it was redeveloped for the Alpha processor. (OpenVMS is  … 
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Legacy App Modernization: Bring Business Critical Apps to the Cloud
sponsored by Apcera
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to modernize legacy apps to resolve the issues that stem from running and maintaining them. Learn about 7 different approaches to modernization and how to bring business critical apps to the cloud.
Posted: 24 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016


What Android for Work Means for the Enterprise
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to learn why the latest version of Android and the new Android for Work program can simplify your mobile management efforts.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

MobileIron

Mobile-Enabling Logistics: Turning the "Last Mile" into a Competitive Advantage
sponsored by Capriza
WHITE PAPER: Many business apps can be complex and require time-intensive training to get employees up to speed, but for most non-technical and mobile users, this just doesn't work. Discover how to mobile-enable logistics teams by creating micro apps for specific workflows with native mobile functionality.
Posted: 18 Apr 2017 | Published: 18 Apr 2017

Capriza

Guide to Selecting a Modern ERP Solution
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how to select the right ERP software for your organization to facilitate growth. Access now to uncover 10 key software selection factors that will guide your decision-making process.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IFS

10 Rules for Creating a Mobile Look and Feel
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you'll learn about 10 rules for delivering an optimal user experience aesthetically and functionally in your mobile app. Discover tips to better connecting with your customers.
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 17 Jan 2017

OutSystems

Patching for businesses –from Manual to Automated
sponsored by GFI
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about the importance of patch testing, what some of today's dangerous Trojan programs are and what they do, as well as a device-blocking system perfect for SMBs.
Posted: 01 Jun 2017 | Published: 01 Jun 2017

GFI

10 Things IT Administrators Need to Know About Android for Work
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you will learn 10 things IT administrators need to know when deploying Android OS in enterprise workspaces. Read more to discover how you can enhance your mobility with Android-enabled BYOD and more.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 12 May 2015

MobileIron

Cost Savings and ROI Enabled by IBM API Connect
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following study conducted by Forrester consulting provides a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of IBM API Connect on developing new opportunities for developers. Learn how 32 IBM users fared with accelerating development and time to market.
Posted: 21 Jun 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

IBM

Goodbye to Windows Server 2003. Hello HP. Successfully migrate to the New Style of IT
sponsored by HP
WHITE PAPER: Read this transcript for five considerations that will convince you to migrate from Windows Server 2003.
Posted: 08 Jul 2015 | Published: 08 Jul 2015

HP

Shifting Your Digital Transformation Into the Fast Lane: Five Keys to Higher-quality Application Delivery
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Shifting application development into the fast lane of continuous delivery is possible, but requires businesses to adopt a new test model. In the following guide, explore five keys that can help your organization achieve continuous delivery.
Posted: 29 Jan 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

CA Technologies.
 
 
VMS DEFINITION (continued): … VMS (Virtual Memory System) is an operating system from the Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) that runs in its older mid-range computers. VMS originated in 1979 as a new operating system for DEC's new VAX computer, the successor to DEC's PDP-11. VMS is a 32-bit system that exploits the concept of virtual memory.VMS was renamed OpenVMS when it was redeveloped for the Alpha processor. (OpenVMS is also the name now used on the VAX computer.) The "Open" suggests the added support for the UNIX-like interfaces of the Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX) standard. Programs written to the POSIX standard, which includes a set of standard C language programming functions, can be ported to any POSIX-supporting computer platform.Among other features, OpenVMS can be used with special software that facilitates its use with Windows NT servers.
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