GridComputingPlanet: IBM, Butterfly.net Announce Video Game Grid
May 10, 2002, 23:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Butterfly.net and IBM are deploying the first of its kind
commercial Grid for the online video gaming market, the companies
"The project is an important step for Grid computing, extending
the technology's acceptance beyond traditional supercomputing
customers like life sciences and engineering.
"Butterfly.net, a development studio and infrastructure provider
to the online video game market, built the Linux- and
Globus-powered Grid over the last two years using IBM e-business
infrastructure technology that distributes the processing of video
game interaction across a network of server farms..."