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CNET Asia: China Unveils Mammoth Grid Project

Oct 13, 2003, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Fran Foo)

[ Thanks to Matt for this link. ]

"The Ministry of Education in China hopes to foster tighter collaboration within academia by using grid technology, and has sought the help of computing giant IBM.

"Grid computing is expected to simplify the way students and faculty members access education and computing resources. It also promises to enable the exchange of information on research, scientific and education projects.

"Six institutions--Peking University, South China University of Technology, Tsinghua University, the University of Hong Kong, Xi'an Jiaotong University and Sun Yat-sen University--will initially form the backbone of the China Education and Research Grid, which is the largest project of its kind in the Mainland to date..."

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