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What date did the latest release level of OpenVMS come out?

The Question is:

Dear Wizard:

I am doing some research for our 3rd party relations program to ensure we support your product's latest versions. I hope you can help me out with some questions on OpenVMS that I couldn't find in FAQ.

Here is the information I am seeking:
What date did the latest release level (7.0) come out?
What are the back release levels that you currently ship at customer request? What date did they each come out?

The Answer is:

OpenVMS 7.0 began shipping in January 1996. OpenVMS 6.2 is available as well on when purchased on CD-ROM - it first shipped in June 1995. Most earlier versions are available on special order - the full list would be quite long, possibly going back to 1978, but this service can be expensive.