34 years in IT – Swimming with the Itanic

From Security Boulevard
By Michael Janke

We were a strong VMS shop. Before they imploded, Digital Equipment treated educational customers (EDUs) very kindly, offering extremely good pricing on software in exchange for hardware adoption. In essence, a college could get an unlimited right to use a whole suite of Digital Equipment software for a nominal annual fee, and Digital had a very complete software catalog.

So starting in the early 1990’s, our internally developed student records system (ERP) ended up on the VMS/VAX/RDB stack.

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  1. carl friedberg

    Hi Ken, thanks for setting up this site, looks very nice. Carl

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