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HP announces OpenVMS Alpha v7.3-1

AlphaServer systems and customers HP OpenVMS™ Alpha Version 7.3-1 solutions deliver the highest levels of availability, scalability, reliability, and security that today’s most demanding applications require.

The HP OpenVMS operating system delivers exceptional reliability, availability and security…and we haven’t stopped improving. The HP OpenVMS operating system is continuing to enhance its availability and improve system and application performance and scalability by delivering new technology into the base operating system and the HP OpenVMS Cluster software environment.

In addition, the base infrastructure technologies needed to support e-business applications have been incorporated into the HP OpenVMS license, so the HP OpenVMS operating system is e-business and Internet ready!

The HP OpenVMS operating system can be tuned to perform well in a wide variety of environments. This includes combinations of compute-intensive, I/O-intensive, client/server, real-time, and other environments. Actual system performance depends on the type of computer, available physical memory, and the number and type of active disk and tape drives.

Features and Enhancements

HP OpenVMS Alpha Version 7.3-1 features and enhancements include
  • Fibre Channel performance enhancements
  • Performance improvements for applications running on SMP systems
  • Security enhancements in the area of industry standard encryption
  • UNIX portability enhancements, allowing portability of UNIX applications to theOpenVMS platform
  • Enhanced OpenVMS support for StorageWorks and SANWorks solutions

More Information

» OpenVMS 7.3-1 features and benefits [Updated 7/26/02]