Posted by Sabine Dahmen-Lhuissier 10924 Hits

Sophia Antipolis, France and Düsseldorf, 19 October 2015

Dealing with security and coordinating SDO developments are the big issues for 2016, say ETSI ISG NFV Officials at Layer123 SDN Conference.

Security in the NFV/SDN environment is one of the major challenges the industry needs to address for 2016 but it should also be seen as an enormous opportunity. It will combine analytics with the network agility enabled by NFV and SDN to improve the resilience of networks to security threats. This was one of the key messages from a range of ETSI ISG NFV personalities speaking this week at the Layer 123 SDN & OpenFlow World Congress in Düsseldorf.


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Sophia Antipolis, 13 October 2015

ETSI Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) Industry Specification Group has just released 3 new specifications on security and reliability, providing guidance on lawful interception implementation in an NVF environment, giving a survey of the security features in an open source management software relevant to NFV, with OpenStackTM as the first case study and describing a study of how today's Cloud/Data Centre techniques can be adapted to achieve scalability, efficiency, and reliability in NFV environments.


Los Angeles and Sophia Antipolis, 8 October 2015

The ETSI Network Functions Virtualisation Industry Specification Group (NFV ISG) and the MEF are collaborating to advance Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) service agility for CE 2.0 (Carrier Ethernet 2.0) services using LSO (Lifecycle Service Orchestration).



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Sophia Antipolis, 24 September 2015

ETSI has published a white paper on Mobile Edge Computing (MEC), a key emerging technology which is considered to be an important component of future generation networks, including 5G. Mobile Edge Computing is an IT service environment and cloud-computing capabilities located at the edge of the mobile network, within the Radio Access Network and in close proximity to mobile subscribers.


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Sophia Antipolis, 17 July 2015

ETSI participates in Global Standards Collaboration 19th meeting

Critical communications, the Internet of Things (IoT) and IMT-2020 – commonly referred to as 5G – were in focus at the 19th meeting of the Global Standards Collaboration (GSC), a high-level gathering of the world’s leading information and communication technologies (ICT) standards bodies, hosted by ITU in Geneva, 15-16 July 2015.


Posted by Ultan Mulligan 13219 Hits

Sophia Antipolis, 6 July 2015

ETSI, the leading ICT standards organization, held its Security Week from 22-26 June, with a Security Workshop followed by three thematic sessions. The sessions focused on machine-to-machine communications and the Internet of Things (M2M/IoT), security assurance in Intelligent Transport Systems and Electronic identification and trust services (eIDAS). The closing days of the week were dedicated to the meetings of two ETSI technical committees, TC CYBER and TC ESI (Electronic Signatures and Infrastructures), which exceptionally were open to non-members of ETSI.



Posted by Sabine Dahmen-Lhuissier 12559 Hits

Sophia Antipolis, 11 June 2015

On behalf of ETSI’s Technical Committee for Electronic Signatures and Infrastructures (TC ESI), ETSI’s Centre for Testing and Interoperability organized a remote PlugtestsTM interoperability event for PAdES, PDF digital Signatures, the ETSI specification for digital signatures for PDF documents, from 4 May to 5 June 2015.


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Sophia Antipolis, 26 May 2015

On 28 April, the Telecommunications Standards Development Society, India (TSDSI) signed a cooperation agreement with ETSI, strengthening relations after the establishment of a first Letter of Intent to cooperate with ETSI in November 2014. Collaboration between the two standards organizations now happens at the level of the Global Standards Collaboration (GSC) initiative where TSDSI is a full member. GSC fosters cooperation among standards organizations from different regions of the world to facilitate the exchange of information on standards development, build synergies and reduce duplication of work.