It's the ultimate democratization of computing.
Secure multi-tenancy is the key to utility computing, and now we can scale more securely.
We want to be able to do this with partners. Five thousand computers is a conservative start.
There's no sales rep, and we are not negotiating, so the price is fixed at $1 per CPU per hour. People are talking about software as a service. This is computing as a service, and no one else is doing this.
We want to get the pod size down to the point where we can partition down to a single box.
The problem was resolved quickly. The Sun Grid was not compromised and there was no degradation of service for users inside the Sun Grid.