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An entrepreneur’s journey into grid computing and partnering with Microsoft, by John Powers

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Entries from June 2007


June 12th, 2007 · No Comments

Derrick Harris of GridToday wrote a nice piece this morning about Digipede’s recent momentum.  He’s been following us since we launched the Digipede Network almost two years ago, and he hits the highlights in his article today.  Derrick interviewed me by phone for the story, and I guess I must have let slip that the […]

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Tags: Entrepreneurship · Grid applications · Growth · Press coverage

Hedge funds and grid computing, part II

June 11th, 2007 · 1 Comment

So how did the Digipede Network become the grid computing software of choice for hedge funds? The three primary value propositions that we’ve been emphasizing from the beginning resonate particularly well with hedge funds. For those of you who are new to the Digipede message, those propositions are: Performance, Simplicity, and Microsoft focus. And if […]

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Tags: Grid applications · Growth · Partnering with Microsoft

Digipede at TechEd (well, kinda)

June 5th, 2007 · No Comments

Microsoft’s huge TechEd conference is in full swing in Orlando this week.  Actually, no one from Digipede is physically at TechEd — but if you’re there, look in your bag!  See that VSIP Partner Resource DVD?  We’re on there!  You now have your own free copy of the Digipede Network Developer Edition — install it, […]

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Tags: Compute Cluster Server · Events · Grid applications · Partnering with Microsoft

Upcoming MSDN Webcast

June 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

OK, we do a lot of Webcasts, and I don’t plug most of them here, but I’ll call attention to this one.  Dan and I have an MSDN Webcast called “Scaling SOA in Financial Services with Grid Computing for .NET” on June 12 at 10:00 AM Pacific time — mark your calendar now.  Here’s the MSDN […]

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Tags: Compute Cluster Server · Events · Grid applications · Partnering with Microsoft · Presentations