Globus is a project to provide robust, secure, peer-to-peer distributed computing on supercomputers, clusters, and other high-performance systems. It differs from other such network toolkits in that it is tuned to the needs of high-end machines.
The Instrument Element is a Grid/Cloud component
that provides the computational/data Grid with an
abstraction of real instruments and provides users
with a more interactive interface to control them.
A Wiki-like text processor.
A diskless or systemless environment for client machines.