Grid: Early Adopters Prefer A Better Term

In a recent GRIDtoday article William Fellows, a savvy principal analyst with The 451 Group, states:

When asked, 70 percent of early adopters who responded to a survey said there is a better term than “Grid” to describe their distributed computing architectures: 23 percent said virtualization, 23 percent said HPC, 19 percent said utility computing, 19 percent said clustering, and 15 percent said SOA.

Sadly, this serves only to underline much of what I’ve blogging about lately.

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