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internetnews.com: Big Blue Turns Green with Grid Computing Deal

“IBM revealed a number of supercomputing projects from its Deep
Computing unit, which should whet the appetites of those following
the 12th Global Grid Forum (GGF) in Brussels, Belgium, next
week.

“Priming the pump for the ‘Grids Deployed in the Enterprise’
theme of the show, Big Blue unveiled a project in which it will
help the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) research how to more
accurately model air quality and gauge the risks of exposure to air
pollution.

“The EPA will use a system comprised of Grid Toolbox, which is a
suite of standards-based grid software from IBM, IBM eServer
pSeries supercomputers and Red Hat’s Linux Enterprise 2.1 operating
system to provide pay-as-you-go computing services to its partners.
The agency is currently considering expanding the project to a
production environment…”

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