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Indonesians can't wait for LTE service as 3G standards have failed to bring the quality as everyone expected, and there are high hopes the upcoming APEC Summit will lead to commercial the launch of 4G services by December.
The new Cloud Services Policy mandates that state government IT initiatives in NSW must look at open standards and cloud-based solutions when procuring IT systems.
There are many factors that enterprises should consider before procuring cloud services externally, including taking an open standards approach, according to Red Hat platform business unit manager for Australia Colin McCabe.
Governments can tackle urbanization challenges by leveraging "crowdsourced" information, and establishing common standards for more location-based services to be developed on.
Consortium tasked to build Singapore's nationwide fiber network warned for not meeting customer standards and also fined S$100,000 for delaying supply of cooling services to ISPs.
Adobe has packaged up a suite of tools and services — some existing, some new — aimed at helping web designers and developers create rich standards-based content for multiple platforms.
A proposal to create a new standard for provisioning users to cloud services is making its way along the standards track and is soon to be the focus for a new IETF working group.
The Advertising Standards Authority on Wednesday upheld a complaint against a printed Virgin Media advertisement that appeared in February.The ad formed part of the company's push on super-fast broadband services and contained the words "faster for a fiver".
There's also an urgency in HP's arrangement of products and services enabling a hastened path to hybrid computing values, built on standards and resisting lock-in, with an apparent recognition that very little in cloud's future will be either fully public or private.
The Identity in the Cloud technical committee at OASIS is calling on the public to help it vet identity standards for a myriad of cloud use cases from mobile to digital signatures.
Google is improving security for Web applications connecting to its server-based platforms by dropping keys and passwords and turning to certificates and an emerging protocol called OAuth 2.0.
Red Hat is trotting out its own virtual storage appliance for Amazon Web Services for shifting enterprise datacenter files to the cloud.Built upon built on former Gluster technology acquired by Red Hat in 2011, this solution was designed to enable companies to extend scalable NAS storage to the cloud with support for additional cloud providers in the future.
The increase in the number of internet-connected devices is creating a wealth of possibilities for the future of technology, particularly in the context of the internet of things — also known as machine-to-machine (M2M) communications.However, standards need to be firmly established before new services can truly flourish, according to Simon Segars, vice president of the ARM physical IP division.
Australia's lack of data breach notification laws and the consequent failure of companies to take basic security measures is hurting the country's reputation as a leader in security standards, according to Verizon global security services director Jonathan Nguyen-Duy.
Broadband companies will need to be more careful with claims of 'unlimited' broadband services or maximum speeds following new guidelines that apply to future advertisements.The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), which is overseen by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), issued the new guidance on Thursday.
With release of basic standards for near-field communications and more NFC-enabled handsets, onus now on developers to create attractive services to foster consumer demand, industry watchers say.
The IEEE Standards Association has launched two working groups to contribute to cloud computing standards.Cloud technologies need to be interoperable to allow businesses to switch between services, IEEE said in a statement on Monday.
The European Commission has published its long-awaited interoperability framework for public services, recommending that open standards be given preference over proprietary alternatives where possible.The new European Interoperability Framework (EIF), released on Thursday, includes a recommendation that, "when establishing European public services, public administrations should prefer open specifications, taking due account of the coverage of functional needs, maturity and market support".
The MPSA is asking all members to take a few minutes to complete these surveys and help the PWG support the Managed Print Services Industry. The Printer Working Group is a Program of the IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization (ISTO) and its members include most of the major printer manufacturers.
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