Sun grid national security threat overstated

Monday, 13 March 2006, 2:40 PM EST

If one were to believe the recent press regarding the U.S. Department of State's role in delaying Sun Microsystems' launch of its Sun Grid utility, it could be concluded that unchecked access to the grid's resources would constitute a grave and serious threat to national security. It could also be concluded that the decision to delay the rollout was based on this fear, and that this fear also led to Sun abandoning it global vision for the grid, deciding instead to launch only in the United States.

At GRID Today.

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