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What customers are saying about OpenVMS on HP Integrity servers

ESME-Sudria School of Engineering

ESME-Sudria School of Engineering, located in the Paris district of Ivry-sur-Seine, was founded in 1905. It currently provides approximately 1,400 students with a strong technological education based on both theoretical and practical knowledge using the best and newest technology. Its mission is to apply the skills and expertise of the 320 members of its faculty and research staff to the training of engineers in the fields of electrical engineering, electronics, telecommunications, and computer engineering.

“Our mixed cluster of OpenVMS on HP Integrity servers and AlphaServer systems provides us with the high availability and security required by our faculty, students, and staff. By integrating proven technology with the latest advancements in performance and price/performance, we take advantage of a 25-year investment in this operating system, while preparing a smooth transition to the next generation of computing platforms.”

pkelogo Jean-Pierre Petit
Chairman, Computer Engineering Department
ESME-Sudria School of Engineering

PKE Electronics AG

With annual revenues of 60 million euros, PKE is one of the top providers of security solutions in Europe. Founded in 1979, PKE is a privately owned company that employs 350 highly specialized staff members in its Vienna headquarters. For the convenience of its customers, PKE has branches across Austria, as well as locations throughout Europe. PKE customers represent a wide range of industries and include airports, banks, casinos, utility plants, government buildings, military installations, museums, penal institutions, sports stadiums, and more.

“ When we looked for a computer platform on which to build our applications, we chose HP OpenVMS because of its security, reliability, and stability. Now OpenVMS offers even more value to our customers because of its availability on standards-based HP Integrity servers.”

pkelogo Walter Kuhn
Head of Development
PKE Electronics AG

CommuniGate Systems

The mission of CommuniGate Systems is to create advanced communications solutions. CommuniGate Systems is the technology leader in messaging and collaboration solutions, creating high-end solutions for organizations that rely on robust, reliable messaging systems. CommuniGate Systems develops leading technology that has won more awards than any other e-mail solution on the market today. More than 8,500 customers worldwide—from Tier 1 Telcos and global ISPs to corporations and universities—use CommuniGate Systems' advanced technology to serve 58 million people daily.

“As a premier provider of secure, real-time communications, integrating voice and data for companies worldwide, CommuniGate Systems is very pleased that HP is now offering the security and availability of OpenVMS on the entire line of HP Integrity servers, from entry-class servers to the high-end Superdome. We work with HP to enable some of the largest communications deployments in the world to communicate faster, safer, smarter—every day.”

communigatepro_logo Vladimir Butenko
CommuniGate Systems

Deutsche Börse

Deutsche Börse is far more than a mere marketplace organizer for trading shares and other securities. It is a transaction services provider. With advanced technology, it affords companies and investors access to global capital markets. Deutsche Börse has a broader basis than all its competitors: its product and services portfolio covers the entire process chain from securities and derivatives trading through the settlement of transactions and provision of market information right up to the development and operation of electronic trading systems. Deutsche Börse has customers in Europe, the United States, and Asia that are serviced by more than 3,200 employees. Deutsche Börse has locations in Germany, Luxembourg, and Switzerland, as well as representative offices in London, Paris, Chicago, New York, Hong Kong, and Dubai.

“We are using HP OpenVMS today for our highly available trading and clearing systems, especially for Eurex Exchange. We recently ported the complete software of the Eurex Exchange, which consists currently of 5 million lines of source code, to OpenVMS on HP Integrity servers. We are currently porting the Xetra cash market software as well. As the transaction volume of this exchange is growing year-to-year, we are planning to deploy mixed clusters adding HP Integrity servers to our current AlphaServer environment. OpenVMS on Integrity servers will enable us to introduce a new infrastructure with the same operating system in a cost-efficient manner.”

Deutsche Borse logo Dr. Gerd Koebschall
Head of Department XETRA/EUREX Operations
Deutsche Börse Systems AG

Turin Polytech

The Politecnico di Torino (Turin Polytech) is the leader in Italy and in Europe in the field of technical-scientific training for engineering and architectural research. Turin Polytech offers excellence in technology and acknowledges its historical context. It promotes the ability to carry out theoretical or applied research, as well as the capacity to achieve concrete and reliable productive processes or organize services and facilities.

“We have successfully ported security applications to HP OpenVMS on Integrity servers and realized a 30 percent performance gain of cryptographic algorithms. In the next years, the Polytech will increase greatly its size and scope. So, the computing infrastructure must be extremely flexible, scalable, and cost-effective, and preserves today's investments. We are confident that HP can give us, in the future as in the past, all these values.”

Turin Polytech logo Marco Mezzalama
Turin Polytech

Korea Stock Exchange

The Korea Stock Exchange (KSE) is a dynamic and reliable securities exchange with investors—both individuals and institutional—from more than 60 countries. The KSE is ranked 10th in the world in trading volume and market capitalization.

“In the financial markets, you need systems that respond as quickly as traders make decisions. HP AlphaServer systems running OpenVMS provide the Korea Stock Exchange with the high availability, scalability, and rock-solid reliability demanded by our business. The new AlphaServer GS1280 systems are in our immediate plans. As we continue to look to the future, at consolidating systems and applications, we are very pleased that OpenVMS will also be available on industry-standard HP Integrity servers.”

KSE logo Yong Jin Park
Operation Team Manager
Korea Stock Exchange

Computershare Technology Services

Computershare is one of the world's leading financial services and technology providers for the global securities industry, providing services and solutions to listed companies, investors, employees, exchanges, and other financial institutions. Operating on five continents, Computershare manages more than 60 million shareholder accounts for more than 7,000 corporations.

"As a financial services leader, we believe it is vital to partner with a trusted IT leader, to support us with increasing volumes. HP AlphaServer systems running OpenVMS consistently provide us with the performance, price/performance, and scalability we need to continue to grow our business and better serve our clients. HP has provided us with a valuable platform for our needs today and a clear path to Integrity servers as our business requirements evolve."

Computershare logo Gary Paramore
Technical Infrastructure Manager
Computershare Technology Services (UK) Ltd