TitleEnterprise computing: using industry standard components
PublisherUniversity Video Communications
DescriptionFrom University Video Communications' catalog:
"Jim Boak, Head of Compaq's Solutions Engineering, answers the question, "What do enterprise users really need?" His charter is to develop architecture to move industry standard systems into the enterprise. He outlines the paradigm shift in architectural thinking to accommodate the capabilities of distributed systems in replacing traditional centralized data center operations. He then describes technical developments which have enabled the creation of highly capable server arrays based on reliable message passing. Boak believes that field server array technology will change the face of enterprise computing and usher in a new era of low cost, high reliability information technology and unprecedented levels of performance."