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Cosm Cosm "is a set of open protocols and applications designed to allow computers all over the world to work together on projects." It can be used to create any kind of distributed computing based research project. It was formally launched on September 21, 2000.

See a list of third-party distributed projects using Cosm.

Sun Grid Engine Sun Grid Engine finds idle resources on a LAN of Sun Solaris systems and uses them for your distributed application. See a September 27, 2000 press release about it.
Parabon Computation In an October, 2000 article, Parabon Computation describes a white paper about an Application Program Interface (API) they have submitted for community review. Soon they will publish "run-local" and "run-remote" versions of their Frontiertm Software Development Kit (SDK).
  The Programmer's Playground provides free software tools for application developers and end users to create non-commercial, Internet-based, distributed computing applications. Commercial users can use it through a special license agreement.