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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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Windows® XP Migration: Protect and Secure Critical Data
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores strategies for protecting and securing your data when migrating from Windows XP to your new operating system.
Posted: 30 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

CommVault Systems, Inc.

Seven steps to software security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn seven practical steps you can begin to take today to secure your applications and prevent the damages a successful cyber-attack can cause.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

How to Handle Software Asset Management in the Face of Modern IT Trends
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This important whitepaper covers how to handle software management in light of growing technology trends like the cloud.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Apr 2014

CDW Corporation

Five Easy Steps to Smarter Systems Imaging
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes you through 5 steps for developing a smarter approach to systems imaging that layers a unique set of drivers, updates, applications, configurations and user personality on top of the core configuration images.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Dell and Microsoft

Cloud Control Plane
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper looks at software-driven control, which provides the intelligence to bridge the gap between software-defined flexibility and the potential of a software-defined data center.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

VMTurbo

Take a Comprehensive Approach to Software Asset Management
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper sheds light on how mobility and software as a service (SaaS) programs are complicating license management. Click through to learn  about a comprehensive software asset management (SAM) approach that helps address the inherent issues  associated with each.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2012

CDW Corporation

Requirements Management Solution for Electronics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper breaks down a new requirements management solution that can improve your engineering efficiency, productivity, and overall design quality.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 29 Jun 2013

IBM

A Trusted Ally in a World of Constant Change
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides a step-by-step process to reduce mainframe MLC costs up to 20% without compromising business critical services.
Posted: 07 Mar 2014 | Published: 07 Mar 2014

BMC Software, Inc.

Acronis Backup & Recovery® 11.5 Virtual Edition for Hyper-V®
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive white paper to find out the ins and outs of Acronis Backup and Recovery 11.5 Virtual Edition for Hyper-V, and how it will provide top-notch protection for your Hyper-V environment.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Acronis

HP Server Automation Virtual Appliance
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this exclusive white paper to find out the key features of HP's latest server automation software.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company
 
 
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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