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Related Organizations

Related Organizations

ATIS – Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions

ATIS is a United States based body that is committed to rapidly developing and promoting technical and operations standards for the communications and related information technologies industry worldwide using a pragmatic, flexible and open approach. http://www.atis.org

ETSI – European Telecommunications Standards Institute

Based in Sophia Antipolis (France), the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) is officially responsible for standardization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) within Europe. These technologies include telecommunications, broadcasting and related areas such as intelligent transportation and medical electronics. http://www.etsi.org/

HGI – Home Gateway Initiative

The Home Gateway Initiative is an open forum launched by Telcos in December 2004 with the aim to release specifications of the home gateway. The initiative will drive the development of residential gateways supporting the delivery of services. http://www.homegatewayinitiative.org/

IETF – Internet Engineering Task Force

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is a large open international community of network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers concerned with the evolution of the Internet architecture and the smooth operation of the Internet. http://www.ietf.org/

IPDR – Internet Protocol Detail Record Organization

IPDR.org is an open consortium of leading service providers, equipment vendors, system integrators, and billing and mediation vendors collaborating to facilitate the exchange of usage and control data between network and hosting elements and operations and business support systems by deployment of IPDR standards. http://www.ipdr.org/

ITU-T – International Telecommunications Union

ITU is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technologies. As the global focal point for governments and the private sector, ITU’s role in helping the world communicate spans 3 core sectors: radiocommunication, standardization and development. http://www.itu.int/

MFA – MFA Forum

The MFA Forum is an international, industry-wide, nonprofit association of telecommunications, networking, and other companies focused on advancing the deployment of multi-vendor, multi-service packet-based networks, associated applications, and interworking solutions. http://www.mfaforum.org/

MSF – MultiService Forum

The MultiService Forum (MSF) is a global association of service providers and system suppliers committed to developing and promoting open-architecture, multiservice switching systems. http://www.msforum.org/

OASIS – Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards

OASIS (Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards) is a not-for-profit consortium that drives the development, convergence and adoption of open standards for the global information society. http://www.oasis-open.org/

OGSA – Open Grid Services Architecture

The Open Grid Services Architecture (OGSA) represents an evolution towards a Grid system architecture based on Web services concepts and technologies. http://www.globus.org/ogsa/

TMF – TeleManagement Forum

The TeleManagement Forum (TM Forum) is the world’s leading trade association focused on management of telecom, media & information services. The TM Forum provides leadership, strategic guidance and practical solutions to improve the way that services are created, delivered, assured and charged.http://www.tmforum.org/

VSF – Video Services Forum

Video Services Forum, Inc. (VSF) is an international association composed of service providers, users and manufacturers dedicated to interoperability, quality metrics and education for video networking technologies.http://www.videoservicesforum.org/