attached processing

attached processing

[ə′tacht ′präs‚es·iŋ]
(computer science)
A method of data processing in which several relatively inexpensive computers dedicated to specific tasks are connected together to provide a greater processing capability.
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An interoperability and marketing partnership has been formed between Azul Systems Inc, a network attached processing solutions company, and Wily Technology, an Enterprise Application Management company.
Azul said its network attached processing, combined with Wily's application management technology, will provide customers with the flexibility to monitor and manage mission-critical applications.
This concept of 'network attached processing' allows the existing workload to be virtualised and managed across all systems.
has entered into a partnership with Nissho Electronics Corporation to deliver the industry's first network attached processing solution to customers in Japan.
Network attached processing, which eliminates the need for capacity planning at the individual application level, will be a core technology solution in Nissho's utility computing strategy, which focuses on providing computing power on demand and outsourcing computing resources.
"Nissho was one of the earliest evangelists of network attached storage, and we believe that network attached processing will play an equally vital role in our utility computing solutions," said Takashi Fukuda, senior managing executive officer of Nissho Electronics.
The Azul Systems network attached processing solution will be delivered via three unique technologies:
Several new capabilities for the data centre and utility computing environments have been unveiled by Azul Systems Inc, a developer of network attached processing solutions for service-oriented applications such as those based on the J2EE or Java platform.