DO YOU NEED...
New SOFTWARE DEVELOPED? Older SOFTWARE UPDATED?
PROGRAMS PORTED to a new operating environment?
An APPLICATION TUNED for maximum speed and performance?
COMPUTERS NETWORKED together and made useful?
To LEARN A NEW software LANGUAGE, or a new API?
THAT'S WHAT WE DO. All 30 of us.
So where do hotel movies come from anyway? It seems that there are businesses that contract for communications satellite bandwidth, negotiate deals with Hollywood execs for a package of movies, and install satellite dishes and computers in hotels to pick up the movies and route them to the rooms. When it is time to pay the bills, central computers dial up the PC's in hundreds of hotels, upload the viewing records, and generate invoices that are mailed to the hotels for payment.
Axian was hired when a client acquired a business whose central computer was a 1980's vintage VAX running C code under VMS. No reason to stay with the old hardware - we were brought in to port the data collection program and all of the telecommunications software to a
It was a challenging project and needed to be completed fast.. before the VAX was unplugged and decommissioned. The C code ported fairly easily, but the communication protocol between the VAX and the local PC's was old and poorly documented- and turned out to have been
When you are doing a conversion from VMS to NT, don't forget that the port may well involve more than just the translation of VMS system calls into their NT equivalents; the code may need to be entirely restructured due to subtle differences in the behavior of these calls on the two different platforms.
And when it comes to modems, beware the subtle but important differences between devices claiming to be
Today, the NT system is