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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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On the Horizon: The Benefits of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the new server offered by a leading vendor. Learn about the strategic and tactical choices when migrating to the new system, the most efficient tools, and how it can handle inherent challenges.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 13 Mar 2015

Dell, Inc.

Accelerate Service Deployment With A Private Cloud Infrastructure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this case study to learn about the adaptable and predictive private cloud infrastructure that helped Wimbledon accelerate service deployment by 50%.
Posted: 09 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

Challenging The Status Quo On Maintenance Contracts And Refresh Cycles To Lower Costs
sponsored by Curvature
WHITE PAPER: In this informative report issued by Forrester, explore the results from their survey that was designed to explore how customers evaluate and select networking tech vendors, schedule equipment upgrades, and gauge awareness of third party networking solutions.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 Mar 2013

Curvature

Drive Business Success by Empowering IT
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: By streamlining your mainframe portfolio, you run fewer products on one integrated platform to lower costs on licensing, maintenance, and reduce admins necessary to manage them. Explore this guide to learn how streamlining your mainframe portfolio can reduce cost of ownership and empower your IT staff to innovate.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

Four Steps to Being More Mobile Than Ever
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this expert white paper to examine four key steps involved in enhancing mobility. Discover technologies and platforms that will give your organization the foundation it needs to be more flexible and mobile than ever.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

IBM Endpoint Manager for Software Use Analysis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores an endpoint management solution that provides important insight into what you own and how often software is being used to support better planning, budgeting, and vendor license compliance.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

IBM

Software-Defined Storage: What it Means for the IT Practitioner
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces Software-Defined Storage, a new approach to storage that enables a fundamentally more efficient operational model that fits in with our virtualized world.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

VMware, Inc.

Software-Defined Storage — Enabling the Next-Generation Enterprise IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With an agile and scalable infrastructure, businesses are able to stay ahead of the influx of data. Software-defined storage(SDS) solutions promise to provide all essential storage services that uses only industry-standard hardware components. View this white paper to learn more about SDS.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

Application Intelligence—A Top Priority for Businesses
sponsored by AppDynamics
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative report to discover how important mobile applications are for a business's success.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

AppDynamics

Tailoring Enterprise Apps for Mobility
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at tailoring enterprise applications for mobile environments. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®
 
 
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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