HP gives OpenVMS new life

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By Patrick Thibodeau, Computerworld | July 31st, 2014 A new roadmap for OpenVMS emerges from an HP agreement. Hewlett-Packard has changed its direction on OpenVMS. Instead of pushing its users off the system, it has licensed OpenVMS to a new firm that plans to develop ports to the latest Itanium chips and is promising eventual…

French fight the death of OpenVMS

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By Patrick Thibodeau, Computerworld | July 29th, 2014 The HP operating system still plays a role in business but faces an uncertain future. An OpenVMS user group in France has posted an “open letter” to Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman urging her to reconsider HP’s decision to begin pulling support for the operating system. The letter,…

HP, Intel, GM and Walmart demand changes to renewable energy industry

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By Lucas Mearian, Computerworld | July 11th, 2014 Frustrated by a lack of renewable energy and a purchasing system that’s too complicated, a dozen major US companies have joined an initiative to force the government and utilities to change. Marty Spitzer, director of U.S. Climate and Renewable Energy Policy for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF),…