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Industry Group Discusses Grid Computing Networking Implications

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The Globus Consortium -- a Grid computing industry group driven by Cisco,
HP, IBM, Intel, Nortel, Sun and Univa -- today released the June issue of
the Globus Consortium Journal ( This
month, the newsletter focuses on the network-specific requirements and
directions being ushered in by enterprise Grid computing.

Highlights include:

* Nortel's Franco Travostino shares info about some fascinating
breakthroughs his team has made with Xen hypervisors and virtualized network

* Two of Univa's brightest and most experienced networking veterans --
Richard Wellner and Scott Koranda -- answer some specific questions about
network considerations for Grid.

* Leading networking industry analyst Andreas Antonopoulos from Nemertes
Research explains how Grid relates to other emerging technologies
enterprises are evaluating to make their datacenters shine.

* A sneak preview of the widely-anticipated enterprise Grid book hitting the
shelves in 2006: Grid Networks, Enabling Grids With Advanced Communication

* "Grid and the Future of the Network Machine" -- Revisiting one of the most
memorable panels at GlobusWorld 2005 (moderated by Network World editor in
chief, John Dix).


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