Colleges Unite to Drive Down Cost of 'Cloud Computing'

Colleges Unite to Drive Down Cost of 'Cloud Computing' 1In one of her first public appearances as chief executive of Hewlett-Packard this month, Meg Whitman beamed in by videoconference to a meeting of college technology leaders to announce the company's participation in what colleges are calling a "community cloud"—a pool of high-performance computers that researchers can tap into online, as needed, from any participating campus.

Colleges Unite to Drive Down Cost of 'Cloud Computing