is a different dimension in solutions development, and CenterGate Collaboration
is the door for any developer or scientist to knock upon and seek entry.
If you have an idea
you would like to develop, please continue reading.
by a frustrated engineering employee may elicit eerie feelings of professional
because its founder, Rodney Joffe realized
that the profitability of a single company often limited the development
opportunities afforded to bright employees.
Those who live with
the network and see the problems are best suited to uncover optimal
solutions. But often, the large companies (where issues are best observed)
are not in the business of bringing network engineering innovations
to the marketplace.
Why does a man like
Alec Peterson build a giant backbone system
and come to work for CenterGate?
Because even the
smartest scientist at an ISP cannot demand corporate development investment
in serious system changes when such innovation is not the core mission
of the business.
left GTE Internetworking determined to bring intelligent improvements
to infrastructure design. Working with the gifted team at Genuity, he
led the development of Hopscotch and it's counterpart Vortex, products
that were heralded, awarded and cited as optimal in performance and
But truth be told,
big companies aren't going to make the Internet a better place for all
of us or improve the whole realm of distributed computing. As they should,
businesses exist to serve their own profitability goals by delivering
the best solution to their customers. Those solutions are generally
proprietary, narrowly developed and cultivated to yield marketplace
As a developer's
consortium, CenterGate Associates share in the profits of concepts developed
by the team of scientists. Your concept and your work may benefit all
If you have an idea,
a proposal, a serious concept or a critical observation about ways to
improve network computing, and would like CenterGate to consider funding
your research efforts, please contact hotz@CenterGate.com
for appropriate next steps.