IBM brings grid to software vendors

InfoWorld:Seven independent software vendors (ISVs), including Citrix Systems Inc. and Cognos Inc., have been the first to take advantage of an IBM Corp. program designed to help bridge the gap between commercial software vendors and the world of grid computing. ... Citrix, for example, used the program to extend the load balancing capabilities of its MetaFrame software using IBM's Tivoli Orchestrator product. With the new grid-enabled MetaFrame, customers can tell the software to automatically add new servers to run the application, whenever it is being heavily used. "What this integrated service does is it effectively automates the process," said Chris Fleck managing director of strategic alliances with Citrix. ...
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