ETSI extends its ecosystem for the twin transition with new partners

Sophia Antipolis, 29 March 2022

Today, ETSI’s General Assembly has approved two new Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with Direct Trust and FIDO and two cooperation agreements with the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) and Information Technology Industry Council’s (ITI) The Green Grid (TGG).

With these new agreements ETSI extends its footprint in important sectors for the twin transition. The collaboration with these organizations will encourage and develop collaborative activities in various ways and will help structure and strengthen their relationship, fostering a closer co-operation.

Direct Trust is a non-profit, vendor-neutral alliance initially created by and for participants in the healthcare and technology communities, including Health Information Service Providers (HISPs), Certificate Authorities (CAs), Registration Authorities (RAs), healthcare providers, pharmaceutical companies, consumers/patients, and health IT vendors.

FIDO Alliance is a multi-stakeholder, public-private, industry standards development organization comprised of more than 300 companies and government agencies globally. The Alliance is dedicated to the creation of standards and certification programs for Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) and passwordless authentication, as well as remote identity verification.

ETSI has upgraded the MoU signed in 2010 with ATIS to a cooperation agreement. The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) is a standards development and technical planning organization that is committed to providing leadership for, and the rapid development and promotion of, worldwide technical and operations standards for information and communications technologies using a pragmatic, flexible and open approach.

Information Technology Industry Council’s (ITI) The Green Grid (TGG) is an open industry consortium of data center ecosystem technology providers, facility architects, end-users, and utility companies that works to improve data center and IT resource efficiency around the world.  TGG is the datacenter division of Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) which works globally to create tools, provide technical expertise, and advocate for the optimization of energy and resource efficiency of Data Center ecosystems which enables a low carbon economy.