CNET Asia: China Unveils Mammoth Grid Project
Oct 13, 2003, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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..."