October 08, 2012
HERSHEY, Pa., Oct. 8 — IGI Global, an international publishing company specializing in applied research publications on all aspects of information technology management, is pleased to announce the release of its Cloud, Grid, and High Performance Computing Topic Collection. The Cloud, Grid, and High Performance Computing collection includes 18 titles on various topics related to grid and high performance computing, electronic services and service science, systems and software engineering, and more. It is a valuable resource for academicians, researchers, and practitioners seeking knowledge on the latest practices and applications in the field.
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