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ETSI Specialist Task Force on IoT Virtualisation (STF 535) launched

ETSI has launched the STF (Specialist Task Force) 535 on IoT Virtualisation within the SmartM2M Technical Committee. The topics addressed are:

  • Definition of a framework for IoT Virtualisation using micro-services
  • Identification of Open Source and standards support
  • A proof-of-concept using Open Source Software
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Final presentation of the Cloud Standards Coordination Phase 2 results

The results of CSC Phase 2 have been presented during an open and interactive meeting on January 28th in Brussels gathering participants from the Cloud Computing community, including the experts of Cloud Standards Coordination phase 2. The meeting agenda and presentations can be found here.

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Cloud Standards Coordination Phase 2 publishes 4 reports

The 4 reports of CSC Phase 2 have been published between June 24th and August 7th and are available on the CSC web site. These reports are capturing and analyzing Cloud Computing Users Needs via a survey, analysing the relationship between standards and Open Source Software in Cloud Computing, analyzing how standards and certification can be best utilised to provide high security in Cloud Computing and finally assessing the maturity of Cloud Computing Standards two years after the CSC phase 1 evaluation.

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Cloud Standards Coordination Phase 2 publish its survey results

Cloud Standards Coordination phase2 has created a survey for collecting feedback from the Cloud Computing community in terms of needs, benefits, challenges and areas of concerns regarding the adoption of Cloud Computing. The results of the survey are published as version v 1.00 of a report which is open for public consultation and comments until September 18th.

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The Cloud Standards Coordination survey on Cloud Computing User Needs

A first and pivotal element of the second phase of the Cloud Standards Coordination (CSC) Phase 2 initiative is a survey whose intention is to better identify the needs of Cloud Computing users, small and large, in particular regarding the potential benefits of standards. This survey is an occasion for the Cloud Computing community to voice their hopes and concerns. We strongly recommend that you take it.

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