SDN work gains momentum in ITU-T

Standardization work on software-defined networking (SDN), a key priority for ITU-T in 2013, is progressing well in ITU-T’s Study Group 11 (SG11) with a number of important specifications nearing maturity following a meeting of two specialized groups in June. SG11 is…

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Workshop to progress Software-Defined Networking standardization

An ITU workshop on software-defined networking (SDN) will gather a global selection of standardization experts to progress SDN standards-development with one aim to establish efficient coordination  of future work. SDN is a promising route towards the introduction and realization of network virtualization,…

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ITU-T Study Group 11 jumpstarts Conformance and Interoperability Programme

ITU has approved an action plan to drive its Conformance and Interoperability (C&I) Programme and has revamped the Joint Coordination Activity which marshals C&I work undertaken across ITU’s various expert groups. Conformance with international standards is one of the core…

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Rising participation in ITU work on protocols and test specifications

Meeting at ITU headquarters in Geneva, ITU-T Study Group 11 – Protocols and test specifications – received 72 participants from 22 countries, representing a 53 per cent increase over the participation numbers recorded for its previous meeting in June 2012. The meeting saw substantial progress made…

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Close of WTSA-12 marks the start of a new era for ITU-T

Adopting six new Resolutions, ITU’s membership has called on ITU-T to expand its work on e-health, software-defined networking (SDN) and e-waste. In addition, members have called for the establishment of a Review Committee to ensure that ITU-T’s structure continues to meet the needs of…

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SDN Resolution to boost Internet’s agility

A weekend full of concentrated work in ad-hoc and drafting groups has resulted in the adoption of new Resolutions, the latest targeting Software-defined Networking (see earlier article on an e-waste Resolution). Pending WTSA-12 Plenary approval, the new Resolution on Software-defined Networking…

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