InfoWorld: Although the tide is slowly turning -- perhaps in large part due to the mass of press regarding the EMC / Acxiom Deal -- there is still a "Grid means raw compute power" feel to a good percentage of the marketing put forth by Grid vendors. I keep hearing the prevalent equation that Grid equals better utilization for high performance computing, which is hardly a problem these days with current commodity computing hardware.
It's not that the enterprise IT guys are stupid and just 'don't get it.' It's that Grid has been marketed to answer problems that aren't even remotely near the top of enterprise IT pros fix list. According to Steve Tuecke, CEO of Univa:
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