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 Sun offers processing by the hour

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Date posted: 02/02/2005

un Microsystems has launched a pay-as-you-go service which will allow customers requiring huge computing power to rent it by the hour.

Sun Grid costs users $1 (53p) for an hour's worth of processing and storage power on systems maintained by Sun.

So-called grid computing is the latest buzz phrase in a company which believes that computing capacity is as important a commodity as hardware and software.

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