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ETSI introduces a new end-to-end architectural framework for network and service automation

that can span multiple standards and open source based domain-specific network automation projects

Sophia Antipolis, 24 October 2019

ETSI is pleased to announce two major specifications released by the ETSI Zero-touch network and Service Management (ZSM) Industry Specification Group. ETSI GS ZSM 001 describes ZSM Requirements and ETSI GS ZSM 002 defines the ZSM Reference Architecture. The glossary of terms and concepts related to ZSM is provided in ETSI GS ZSM 007 that was published along with these specifications.


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ETSI publishes a white paper on Network Transformation - Building on key technologies for 5G

SDN NFV World Congress, The Hague, 14 October 2019

ETSI is proud to announce the availability of a new white paper, entitled Network Transformation: Orchestration, Network and Service Management Framework, written by several of its Industry Specification Groups’ (ISG) Chairs. These groups have released specifications on key building block technologies for next-generation networks, feeding the 3GPP 5G specifications.


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ETSI NFV Release 4 empowers orchestration and cloud enabled deployments

Offers increased support for automation

Sophia Antipolis, 8 October 2019

The ETSI Industry Specification Group (ISG) for Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) has started working on its next specification release, known as Release 4. While NFV-based deployments are expanding worldwide and show the benefits of network function virtualization, new technologies are expected to be leveraged and features are being added in support of 5G and novel fixed access network deployments that are emerging in many countries. The release 4 work programme will provide the right setting to further enhance the NFV framework by considering recent technological advances, as well as ways to simplify its usage, that are aligned with the current trends in the industry towards network transformation.


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ETSI launches specification group on Securing Artificial Intelligence

Sophia Antipolis, 2 October 2019

ETSI is pleased to announce the creation of a new Industry Specification Group on Securing Artificial Intelligence (ISG SAI). The group will develop technical specifications to mitigate threats arising from the deployment of AI throughout multiple ICT-related industries. This includes threats to artificial intelligence systems from both conventional sources and other AIs.


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Developers at MEC Hackathons endorsed by ETSI challenged to trial edge computing for 5G in UK and China

Sophia Antipolis, 27 September 2019

The successful second edition of the MEC Hackathons endorsed by ETSI recently ended in two different parts of the world simultaneously on 17-18 September in London (UK) and Shenzhen (China).