CHARON-VAX

Charon_VAXCHARON-VAX creates a virtual VAX environment on a standard Windows-based host system. Now companies can quickly, easily and safely phase out aging and increasingly expensive DEC hardware, and replace it with an enterprise-grade virtual VAX environment on an industry-standard Windows platform. No risky migration projects are required, and your end users will notice an incredible performance increase! For almost every VAX that was ever manufactured, Stromasys offers a CHARON-VAX equivalent.

CHARON-VAX creates a virtualized replica of the original VAX hardware, allowing the VAX/VMS operating system and software to remain working in their existing binary form. No changes to the original operating system, layered products or applications, procedures or handling have to be applied.

CHARON-VAX Offers the Following Virtualized Hardware:


The various models of the Charon-VAX family support the appropriate hardware for their architecture. For instance VAX 3600, MicroVAX II and similar systems support virtualized Q-Bus and Unibus devices. Other systems, such as the virtualized VAX 6000 series, support XMI and BI devices. Memory can be specified to the architectural limits of the virtualized systems.

Storage Subsystem


CHARON-VAX supports both virtualized storage as well as physical storage. Physical storage is associated with local SCSI devices allocated to Charon-VAX. Virtual storage (container files) can reside on any storage subsystem presented to the host system. This can be local storage either SCSI, SATA, IDE or any other local storage (including USB). Additionally any network attached storage can be utilized that is supported by the host, including iSCSI, SAN, NAS, Samba/CIFS and NFS. Charon-VAX also supports OpenVMS Clustering.

Input / Output Subsystems:


CHARON-VAX provides a variety of networking and character terminal oriented interfaces. LICENSE TRANSFER OPTIONS HP OpenVMS License Transfer Keep your OpenVMS operating system supported with a transfer license from HP. These licenses allow the transfer of OpenVMS operating system and layered product licenses to servers running the CHARON- VAX environment, providing a continuation of the existing HP software warranty agreements. HP Services supports HP OpenVMS software on CHARON products running on HP systems only.

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