One more Grid computing Consortium

At OracleWorld in Fall 2003 Oracle proposed a commercial grid consosrtium with an enterprise focus. Well, we already have GGF.
Why another one?
Quoted in the press–Chuck Rozwat, Oracle EVP for server technologies, told OracleWorld attendees that the company is “interested in forming a commercial Grid consortium so that, together with other members of the industry, we can define standards that make up the APIs and functions for the commercial Grid computing infrastructure.
The alliance was formally launched on 20th April, 2004.
On Board is:EMC, Fujitsu Siemens Computers, HP, Intel, NEC, Network Appliance, Oracle and Sun Microsystems. Other founding members include AMD, Ascential Software, Cassatt, Citrix, Data Synapse, Enigmatec, Force 10 Networks, Novell, Optena, Paremus and Topspin.

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