World Community Grid is making technology available only to public and not-for-profit organisations to use in humanitarian research that might otherwise not be completed due to the high cost of the computer infra-structure
In 2003, with grid computing, in less than three months scientists identified 44 potential treatments to fight the deadly smallpox disease. Without the grid, the work would have taken more than one year to complete.
Donate the power of your computer when it is turned on, but idle, to projects that benefit humanity! We pro-vide the secure software and system that does it all for free, and you become part of a community that is helping to change the world. Once you install the software, you will be participating in World Community Grid. It's that simple!
Once you have downloaded the software, join your local Stevenage team by entering the web address below and click on the join now button! Or search for “UK IBM Stevenage Team”
It’s fast and simple; the only thing you will notice is a new screen saver! Please join today and unite with your local community to help with a truly worthy cause.
IBM Corporation, a leader in the creation, development and manufacture of the industry's most advanced information technologies, has donated the hardware, software, technical services and expertise to build the infrastructure for World Community Grid and provides free hosting, maintenance and support.