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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.

The European Commission presents the new Smart Grid Standardization

The European Conference on Smart Grid Standardization achievements, organized by the European Commission with the support of the European Standardization Organizations (CEN, CENELEC and ETSI), has taken place in Brussels on February 26, 2015. The work done was coordinated by the three European Standards Organizations (CEN, CENELEC and ETSI) and provided a global framework for guiding the Standardization work.

The work has been going in four main directions: a global Methodology; a holistic approach to Information Security; a model for Interoprability; and the identification of a set of applicable standards and of standards gaps.

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The Final EU Framework for Smart Grids standardization is published

The four final reports developed under the European Commission Mandate M/490 for standardisation of Smart Grids during 2013 and 2014 were approved by the CEN and CENELEC Technical Boards and by the ETSI Board at the end December 2014. These reports provide the main results from the standardisation work under the M/490 Mandate from 2011 to 2014.

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