IDC on Grid Computing: Stating the obvious


From News.Com :: Potential customers for utility computing are wary of sharing information technology resources and worry about the financial viability of service providers, research firm IDC said Thursday.well that was the problem with the managed hosting services and other shared infrastructure type services. Why doesn’t it surprise me that corporations are reluctant to share the resources. I had said as much in my article for the magazine and predicted that the evolution of the grids is going to be a three step process – Local grids (like LAN); enterprise wide grids (like WAN) and the the commerical mega grid (like the Internet.) Oh did I mention this whole thing is going to take longer than expected, about ten years at the very least

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