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HP DCE for OpenVMS

What is DCE?

Distributed Computing Environment (DCE) is a set of distributed computing technologies specified by the Open Group™ (formerly The Open Software Foundation). With DCE, The Open Group has established a standard set of services and interfaces that facilitate the creation, use, and maintenance of client-server applications.

HP DCE for OpenVMS serves as the basis for an open computing environment in which networks of multi-vendor systems appear as a single system to the user. HP DCE makes the underlying networks and operating systems transparent, enabling application developers to easily build portable, interoperable client-server applications. Users can locate and share information safely and easily across the entire enterprise. HP DCE for OpenVMS supplies system managers with a set of tools to consistently manage the entire distributed computing environment, while also assuring the integrity of the enterprise.

HP DCE provides security services such as authentication and authorization based on Kerberos technology to protect and control access to data and name services, making it easy to find distributed resources.

HP DCE multi-threading capabilities provide a scaleable, high-performance model for organizing widely scattered users, services, and data.

The HP DCE for OpenVMS product family supports HP OpenVMS for VAX systems, HP OpenVMS for AlphaServer systems, and HP OpenVMS for Integrity servers.