Gentzsch has become managing director of MCNC's Grid Computing and Networking Services group, the organization said Monday.
Gentzsch is the latest executive to leave server maker Sun during a time offor the company. In April, Sun reported its 12th consecutive quarter of dwindling revenue, 3,300 new layoffs, a new chief operating officer and a .
Other executives who have recently left Sun include services chief, and sales chief .
utility computing idea of spreading computing jobs across a flexible collection of equipment.in effect creates a single machine out of numerous smaller computers and storage systems--often different types in different locations--and is slowly spreading from the academic realm into business computing. The technology is one of the underpinnings expected to be used for the
Gentzsch joined the server maker when, in 1999.
MCNC formerly stood for Microelectronics Center of North Carolina, said spokesman Scott Yates, but the group has expanded beyond that into other areas of research and development including biotechnology, displays and high-speed networking.