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Johan Michiels has over 36 years of experience on OpenVMS.


After obtaining Master Degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science at Ghent University, Johan started his career at Alcatel Bell in 1983.


In 1986 he joined Digital Equipment in the support unit. Later he worked as software developer and became technical manager of the demonstration and benchmark center.​


Johan is an OpenVMS consultant since 1993, specializing in platform migrations, building disaster-tolerant clusters, centralized management and automated operations. He performed consulting missions at major OpenVMS customers all over the world.​​

In this function, Johan initiated the engineering of new system management tools, which resulted in the product ‘CockpitMgr for OpenVMS’.


​With this experience, he joined OpenVMS Engineering in 2003, to develop the OpenView Smart Plug-ins for OpenVMS.


​Johan is an active member of the OpenVMS Ambassadors community.


​After a career of 32 years at Digital, Compaq and Hewlett Packard, Johan founded EuroVMS.​


​Please don't hesitate to contact Johan for all OpenVMS related matters.​

EuroVMS bvba Vlierstraat 5 B-8200 Brugge Belgium           Tel: +32 498 946 148              info@eurovms.com