Stories by Ian Foster

  • Cerf-ing the grid with Vint

    The Globus Consortium's believes that open standard approaches are what will ultimately usher grid into mainstream enterprise use. To delve deeper into this topic, I sought the wisdom of one of the pioneers of IP networking, and perhaps the most influential figure in open standards and interoperability discussions - Vint Cerf. Currently senior vice-president of technology strategy at MCI, Cerf championed the TCP/IP protocol and played a vital role in steering the commercial growth of the Internet.