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eWeek: Dell Calls for Grid-Computing Standards

Sep 10, 2003, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Dell Chairman and CEO Michael Dell touted the grid religion during the OracleWorld conference here, talking about how the push would improve performance, reduce costs and ease management.

"But the pathway toward grid computing has some hurdles in the way. Customers planning to deploy grid on blade servers need some help from the computing industry in the form of better standards, said Dell.

"'We'd love to see standards,' Dell said during a question-and-answer session following his keynote. '(The market) is not going to go anywhere unless you have standards...'"

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