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The GRID as a platform for communication, collaboration and e-science
Hinde, Stephen; Wilcock, Lawrence
Keyword(s): telecoms; data centre; GRID; communications; collaboration
Abstract: This paper explores the role of communication and collaboration within the GRID. We discuss how a new generation of communications applications are becoming more resource hungry. We propose a platform for communication and collaboration applications that could itself be built on the GRID fabric. We discuss briefly the attributes of such a platform.
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