Utility computing shines in blackout

Grid Computing Planet.com – Before the recent blackout blanketed much of the northeastern United States and Canada in darkness, the word "utility" conjured visions of ubiquity and reliability. But wait, the analogy is not lost! While the power utility failed in a most spectacular fashion, utility computing kept on keeping on.

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