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OASIS to host Borderless Cyber Asia Conference on cyber threat intelligence & information sharing

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 02:29:21 +0000

1 November 2016 – Cyber security threats know no boundaries and only through effective information sharing can we improve our state of preparedness, and response to the ever increasing volume and sophistication of attacks.

OASIS, the non profit open standards consortium is pioneering collaboration between security professionals in Government, corporations and academic organizations by fostering information sharing techniques, setting standards and providing tools to encourage best practice.

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OASIS Advances Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Data Standard, OCPP

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:43:26 +0000

ABB, ActewAGL, Chargerlink, Chargestorm, Ensto Chago, Gridscape, Open Charge Alliance, Schneider Electric, Siemens, Southern California Edison, and others take the lead to establish equal-access, secure infrastructure for EV charging

19 Oct 2016 – Utilities, electric vehicle (EV) charging station suppliers, integrators, and associations from around the world are coming together to establish an international interoperability standard for EV charging data. The work of the new OASIS OCPP EV Charging Equipment Data Exchange Technical Committee will open global markets by enabling any EV charge point to connect with any central system or third-party network service provider, regardless of vendor.

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HL7 and OASIS Announce Joint Publication of Implementation Guide to Advance Emergency and Disaster Response

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:03:25 +0000

Enhances ER readiness and improves transition of care between first responders and hospitals

20 Sept 2016 -– Health Level Seven® International (HL7®) and OASIS, as a result of their cooperation agreement, today announced that they have published a joint implementation guide to bridge the electronic gap between emergency response and hospital communities, improving emergency patient coordination and ER readiness.

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MQTT and STIX/TAXII/CybOX Win 2016 Open Standards Cup; Richard Coppen and Richard Struse Named Distinguished Contributors

Mon, 08 Aug 2016 15:41:56 +0000

8 August 2016 – The MQTT standard for the Internet of Things (IoT) and the STIX, TAXII, and CybOX standards for Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) were both awarded the 2016 Open Standards Cup in recognition of exceptional advancements within the international IT community. Richard Coppen of IBM and Richard Struse of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security were honored as Distinguished Contributors for their work in the OASIS open standards consortium.

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OASIS to host Borderless Cyber Europe on international advances in threat sharing intelligence as part of global conference series

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 19:08:45 +0000

Today's digital threats are more numerous and sophisticated than ever. Modern threats know no boundaries, which is why companies and governments alike need to work together to improve their state of preparedness.

Recognizing that need for collaboration, OASIS, the nonprofit open standards consortium will host Borderless Cyber Europe during 8-9 September 2016, at the European Commission EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.

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OASIS MQTT Internet of Things Standard Now Approved by ISO/IEC JTC1

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:11:59 +0000

Boston, MA, USA; 19 July 2016 -- MQTT, a foundational Internet of Things (IoT) standard developed by the OASIS consortium, has now been approved for release by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). Version 3.1.1 of MQTT was balloted through the Joint Technical Committee on Information Technology (JTC1) of ISO and IEC and given the designation 'ISO/IEC 20922'.

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Latest advances in OASIS KMIP and PKCS #11 Encryption and Cryptographic Token Interface Standards Demonstrated by Twelve Companies at RSA 2016

Thu, 25 Feb 2016 15:41:07 +0000

Interoperability Between Cryptosense, Cryptsoft, Feitian, Fornetix, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), IBM, Oracle, P6R, Quintessence Labs, SafeNet, Townsend Security, and Utimaco Products on Display

San Francisco, CA; 29 February 2016 – The encryption and security community is asking for more from their foundational standards. Developers of the OASIS Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) and the Public-Key Cryptography Standard (PKCS) #11 show how they’re rising to that challenge at RSA 2016. In a multi-vendor showcase, 12 vendors demonstrate their support for new features in two of the industry’s most widely-adopted security standards.

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Members Approve DITA 1.3 as OASIS Standard for Authoring and Publishing

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:41:09 +0000

Adobe, Boeing, Cisco, Comtech, Dell, Huawei, IBM, Intel, ISIS Papyrus, IXIASOFT, Microsoft, Oracle, PTC, SAP, SDL, TELUS, US DoD, and Others Advance Open Standard for Content Reuse and Multi-Channel Delivery

1 February 2016 – The OASIS open standards consortium today announced that its members have approved the Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) version 1.3 as an OASIS Standard, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification. DITA defines an XML architecture for designing, writing, and publishing information in numerous formats, including print, Web-based, mobile, and electronic publications.

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ISO and IEC Approve OASIS UBL Universal Business Language Standard

Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:47:56 +0000

International Format for Business Documents Now Part of ISO Standards Catalogue

Geneva, Switzerland and Boston, MA, USA; 28 January 2016-- The Universal Business Language (UBL), developed by the OASIS open standards consortium, has now been approved for release as an ISO and IEC International Standard. Version 2.1 of UBL was balloted through the Joint Technical Committee on Information Technology (JTC1) of the International Standards Organization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and given the designation ‘ISO/IEC 19845:2015’.

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Cryptsoft Supports Open Standards by Becoming OASIS Foundational Sponsor

Thu, 17 Dec 2015 16:46:26 +0000

18 December 2015 — The OASIS international open standards consortium welcomes Cryptsoft, a provider of cryptographic and enterprise key management solutions, as its newest Foundational Sponsor. Cryptsoft joins IBM and Microsoft in supporting the mission of OASIS at the highest level.

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OASIS Awards 2015 Open Standards Cup and Names Distinguished Contributors

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:29:24 +0000

Second annual awards are presented to Key Management Interoperability Protocol and Context Server Technical Committees; Monica Palmirani and Patrick Durusau are named Distinguished Contributors

24 August 2015 – The international OASIS consortium has awarded the 2015 Open Standards Cup to the Technical Committees of Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) and Context Server (CXS). The annual Open Standards Cup recognizes exceptional advancements within the IT community and includes two awards: Outstanding Accomplished TC and Outstanding New TC.

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Standards for Using Augmented Reality in Information Products Are Underway at OASIS

Mon, 17 Aug 2015 13:23:49 +0000

Comtech, Huawei, Oracle, PTC, SAP, and others lead the way in developing frameworks and streamlined processes for augmented reality-enabled technical documents

17 Aug 2015 – The OASIS open standards consortium is calling on technical communicators and Augmented Reality (AR) specialists to help define the way AR can be used in technical communication and information products. Standards developed by the new OASIS Augmented Reality for Information Products (ARIP) Technical Committee will make it easier to use AR for software and hardware instructions, training programs, medical procedures, environmental regulations, functional specifications, social media, and a broad range of other materials.

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Companies Demonstrate Interoperability of OASIS TOSCA Standard for Cloud Portability and Lifecycle Management at OSCON

Mon, 20 Jul 2015 20:33:46 +0000

Open Source Event Features Second Public TOSCA Interoperability Demonstration by Fujitsu, IBM, Gigaspaces, and Vnomic, Plus Sessions on Using TOSCA with Docker and OpenStack

20 July 2015 – The OSCON open source conference features the second public interoperability demonstration of the OASIS TOSCA (Topology and Orchestration Specification for Cloud Applications) standard, featuring products from Fujitsu, IBM, Gigaspace, and Vnomic. By defining the interoperable description of cloud-hosted services and applications (including their components, relationships, dependencies, requirements, and capabilities), TOSCA enables portability and automated management across cloud providers, regardless of underlying platform or infrastructure.

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OASIS Advances Automated Cyber Threat Intelligence Sharing with STIX, TAXII, CybOX

Thu, 16 Jul 2015 15:35:33 +0000

Boeing, Check Point, Cisco, Dell, EMC, eSentire, Fortinet, Fujitsu, IBM, iboss, iSIGHT Partners, NEC, New Context, Palo Alto Networks, Resilient, Securonix, Soltra, TELUS, ThreatQuotient, ThreatStream, TruSTAR, US DHS Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, US NIST, ViaSat, and Others Collaborate on International Standards to Prevent and Defend Against Cyber Attack

16 July 2015 – Three foundational cyber security specifications, STIX, TAXII, and CybOX, are now being advanced through the international open standards process at OASIS. In a transition headed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, a record number of organizations from around the world have come together in the new OASIS Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) Technical Committee to develop and promote adoption of standards that enable cyber threat intelligence to be analyzed and shared among trusted partners and communities.

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OASIS Starts Context Server (CXS) Initiative to Advance Standards for Personalized User Experiences Online

Thu, 04 Jun 2015 12:52:21 +0000

Jahia, LifeRay, Progress Software, and Others Collaborate on Standards for Big Data, Web Content Management (WCM), and Digital Marketing

4 June 2015 –The OASIS open standards consortium announced the start of an initiative for delivering personalized user experiences online. Standards developed by the new OASIS Context Server (CXS) Technical Committee will provide companies with more effective ways to engage with their audiences and will give users more control over the data that’s collected on them.

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Twelve Companies Demonstrate Interoperability for OASIS KMIP and PKCS #11 Encryption and Cryptographic Token Interface Standards at RSA 2015

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:52:59 +0000

Cryptosense, Cryptsoft, Dell, Feitian, Fornetix, HP, IBM, Oracle, P6R, Thales, Utimaco, and Vormetric Collaborate to Prove Multi-Vendor Interoperability

21 April 2015--An RSA 2015 stand-out is the multi-vendor showcase hosted by the OASIS open standards consortium in which 12 vendors demonstrate their support for standards and interoperability between their products. The event spotlights two of the industry's most widely-adopted security standards--the OASIS Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) and the Public-Key Cryptography Standard (PKCS) #11.

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OASIS Advances CMIS4DAM New Interoperability Standard for Digital Asset Management

Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:01:54 +0000

Alfresco, Apollon, Canto, Cisco Systems, Nuxeo, SDL, and Others Collaborate on CMIS Profile for DAM

13 April 2015 – Members of the OASIS open standards consortium are defining a profile of the widely adopted Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) standard for use in Digital Asset Management (DAM). The work of the new OASIS CMIS4DAM Technical Committee will eliminate the need for expensive custom integration by enabling standard protocols for digital assets to travel more freely and efficiently between different systems.

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OASIS OSLC and ProSTEP iViP to cooperate on industry standards for smart information flow

Thu, 15 Jan 2015 21:09:27 +0000

Darmstadt/Boston, MA – 15 January 2015 –Two international standards groups, the OASIS consortium and the ProSTEP iViP Association, announced an agreement to coordinate their work on standards for smart information flows in industrial engineering environment.

The move was inspired by ProSTEP iViP’s Code of PLM Openness (CPO) that aims to address basic business requirements for realizing agility and flexibility in complex IT environments.

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European Commission Approves Referencing of OASIS Universal Business Language (UBL) Standard

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:03:29 +0000

19 November 2014--The OASIS Universal Business Language (UBL) Standard, version 2.1, has been designated by the European Commission as one of the first consortium standards officially eligible for referencing in tenders from public administrations. UBL is a versatile electronic format for defining and exchanging a wide range of business transaction documents, particularly in international supply chain processes.

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Foundational IoT Messaging Protocol, MQTT, Becomes International OASIS Standard

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:13:18 +0000

BlackBerry, Cisco, IBM, Kaazing, LogMeIn, M2Mi, MachineShop, PTC, Red Hat, Software AG, TIBCO, and Others Ratify Enhanced Version of Widely Adopted IoT Standard

13 November 2014 –The first version of the Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT) to be advanced within the OASIS open standards process has now been ratified as an international standard. MQTT 3.1.1 defines an extremely lightweight publish/subscribe messaging transport protocol. Because it requires significantly less bandwidth and is so easy to implement, MQTT is already broadly used in Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications where resources such as battery power and bandwidth are at a premium.

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OASIS Forms IBOPS Committee to Advance Server-Based Biometric Identity Standard

Thu, 06 Nov 2014 13:38:58 +0000

Hoyos Labs, Intel, Red Hat, U.S. Information Sharing Environment (ISE), U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), Villanova University, and Others Collaborate on Standard for Secure Online Transactions

6 November 2014 –Financial services companies, software provides, government agencies, and academics are coming together at the OASIS open standards consortium to define a server-based, biometric identity standard that will address online transaction uncertainties. The work of the new OASIS Identity-Based Attestation and Open Exchange Protocol Specification (IBOPS) Technical Committee will enable identity assertion, role gathering, multi-level access control, assurance, and auditing.

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OASIS Approves XLIFF 2.0 Localization Interchange Standard

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:09:13 +0000

IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SDL, Symantec, University of Limerick LRC, and Others Advance Interoperability between Commercial and Open Source Localization Tools

28 August 2014 – The OASIS international open standards consortium announced the approval of the XML Localisation Interchange File Format (XLIFF) 2.0. Enabling interoperability between localization tools, XLIFF frees publishers from the difficulty and expense of pre-processing localizable content from proprietary formats. XLIFF 2.0 is now an official OASIS Standard, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification.

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OASIS Awards Open Standards Cup and Names Distinguished Contributors

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:18:47 +0000

26 Aug 2014--The OASIS consortium recognized outstanding accomplishments in the international ICT community by awarding the 2014 Open Standards Cup to the Universal Business Language (UBL) and the Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP). The consortium also named Ram Jeyaraman of Microsoft, John Tolbert of the Boeing Company, and Norman Walsh as OASIS Distinguished Contributors.

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ISO and IEC Approve OASIS AMQP Advanced Message Queuing Protocol

Thu, 01 May 2014 14:06:51 +0000

International Standard Enables Efficient, Reliable Passing of Real-time Data and Business Transactions

Geneva, Switzerland and Boston, MA, USA; 1 May 2014 -- The enterprise-level Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP), developed by the OASIS open standards consortium, has now been approved for release as an ISO and IEC International Standard. AMQP 1.0 was balloted through the Joint Technical Committee on Information Technology (JTC1) of the International Standards Organization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). The approved OASIS AMQP submission has been given the designation, ISO/IEC 19464.

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Pharmaceutical and IT Communities Collaborate on OASIS Clinical Trial Data Standard for Content Management Systems

Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:10:06 +0000

Forte Research, HL7, Kaiser Permanente, Mayo Clinic, Oracle, SureClinical, and Others Advance Interoperability Standard for Exchanging Clinical Trial Content in the Cloud

20 March 2014 –The pharmaceutical community, health care organizations, and software providers are coming together at the OASIS open standards consortium to define a machine-readable content classification standard for the interoperable exchange of clinical trial data via content management systems. The work of the new OASIS Electronic Trial Master File (eTMF) Standard Technical Committee will promote interoperability across diverse computing platforms and cloud networks within the clinical trials community.

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OASIS Approves OData 4.0 Standards for an Open, Programmable Web

Mon, 17 Mar 2014 13:15:07 +0000

Axway, BlackBerry, CA Technologies, Citrix, IBM, Microsoft, Progress Software, Red Hat, SAP, SDL, and Others Enhance Open Data Protocol

17 March 2014 – The OASIS international open standards consortium announced the approval of the Open Data Protocol (OData) 4.0 and the OData JSON Format 4.0. These REST-based standards simplify the querying and sharing of data across applications for re-use in the enterprise, cloud, and mobile devices. With OData, information can be accessed from a variety of sources including relational databases, file systems, content management systems, and traditional web sites.

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New British Smart Cities Specification Uses OASIS Transformational Government Framework

Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:54:22 +0000

26 February 2014 – BSI (British Standards Institution) today announced its first Smart Cities standard (PAS 181), which builds on the OASIS Transformational Government Framework (TGF). Sponsored by the U.K. Department for Business Innovation and Skills, the BSI Smart Cities Initiative establishes a good practice framework for leaders to develop, agree on, and deliver strategies that can transform their city’s ability to meet future challenges.

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Eleven Companies Demo Interoperability for KMIP and PKCS #11 OASIS Standards at RSA Conference 2014

Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:01:48 +0000

Cryptosense, Cryptsoft, Dell, Feitian, HP, IBM, P6R, Oracle, SafeNet, Thales e-Security, and Vormetric Show Support for Key Management and Cryptographic Token Interface Standards

San Francisco, CA; 24 Feb 2014 – Customer demand for encryption systems that support proven standards has never been higher. In appreciation of that, RSA Conference 2014 is showcasing interoperability demos for two of the most widely-adopted security standards from OASIS. The Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) and the Public-Key Cryptography Standard (PKCS) #11 are being featured in two separate demonstrations involving eleven companies.

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OASIS Approves TOSCA Standard for Deployment and Operational Management of Applications across Clouds

Thu, 16 Jan 2014 13:50:32 +0000

ASG, Axway, CA Technologies, Cisco, Citrix, Cloudsoft, EMC, Fujitsu, HP, IBM, NetApp, Primeton, Red Hat, SAP, Software AG, and Others Advance Standard for Deploying Interoperable Cloud Applications

16 January 2014 – The OASIS international open standards consortium announced the approval of the Topology and Orchestration Specification for Cloud Applications (TOSCA), Version 1.0. Designed to enhance portability, TOSCA makes it easier to deploy and manage cloud applications throughout their lifecycle without vendor lock-in, while maintaining application requirements for security, governance, and compliance. TOSCA is now an official OASIS Standard, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification.

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OASIS Forms OSLC Core Technical Committee to Develop Standards for Lifecycle Integration

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:53:59 +0000

Atego, IBM, Mentor Graphics, Software AG, US NIST and Others Collaborate on Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration (OSLC)

12 December 2013 – Members of the OASIS open standards consortium have launched the first in a series of Technical Committees that will standardize the way software lifecycle tools share data based on OSLC (Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration) specifications. OSLC Core will define the foundational work to enable products and network resources from different vendors, open source projects and even homegrown components to interoperate successfully.

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International Cloud Symposium Features First Public Interoperability Demo of OASIS TOSCA Standard for Managing Applications across Clouds

Thu, 10 Oct 2013 17:42:42 +0000

Orchestration Tools from Fujitsu, HP, Huawei, IBM, SAP, Vnomic, and Zenoss Easily Exchange Data

Luxembourg; 15 October 2013 – Seven companies participated in the first public interoperability demonstration of the OASIS Topology and Orchestration Specification for Cloud Applications (TOSCA) today at the International Cloud Symposium (ICS) in Luxembourg. The event, part of the EuroCloud Congress, showed applications being easily ported and managed across clouds from different provider platforms and infrastructures.

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OASIS to Present International Cloud Symposium on Portability, Interoperability, and Security Standards as Part of EuroCloud Congress

Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:36:14 +0000

Luxembourg Event to Include First Public TOSCA Interoperability Demo by Fujitsu, HP, Huawei, IBM, SAP, and Zenoss

19 September 2013 – Navigating the way to a portable, interoperable, secure Cloud will be the focus of the International Cloud Symposium (ICS) 2013, the third in a series of annual events hosted by the nonprofit OASIS open standards consortium. ICS is an interactive conference for ICT professionals responsible for developing, influencing and managing Cloud computing policies in the public and private sectors. This year’s ICS will be held in Luxembourg on 15 October as part of the EuroCloud Congress.

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OASIS Members to Develop VIRTIO Interoperability Standard for Virtualization

Thu, 12 Sep 2013 14:20:49 +0000

ARM, Cisco, IBM, Machine-to-Machine Intelligence (M2Mi), NetApp, Novell, Oracle, Red Hat and Others Collaborate on Virtual I/O Interface

12 Sept 2013 –Semiconductor companies, network device developers, and hardware and software providers from around the world are collaborating at the OASIS open standards consortium to define a standard that will enable virtualization implementations to share drivers with one another. The work of the new OASIS Virtual I/O Device (VIRTIO) Technical Committee will eliminate the need to develop separate kernel drivers for devices by providing a common virtual I/O interface.

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OASIS Approves New Version of CMIS Standard for Content in the Cloud

Mon, 01 Jul 2013 13:00:14 +0000

Alfresco, ASG, Booz Allen Hamilton, EMC, HP, IBM, ISIS Papyrus, Liferay, Magnolia, Microsoft, Nuxeo, Oracle, SAP, and Others Advance Widely Used Content Management Standard

Boston, MA, USA; 1 July 2013 – The OASIS international consortium today announced the approval of version 1.1 of Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS), a broadly adopted open standard that enables information to be shared across Enterprise Content Management (ECM) repositories from different vendors.  CMIS 1.1 is now an official OASIS Standard, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification.

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Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration (OSLC) Transitions Standards Development to OASIS

Thu, 30 May 2013 13:23:47 +0000

International Standards Consortium Expands to Include Initiative for Integrating Software Lifecycle Tools

30 May 2013 – OASIS announced today that OSLC, a group committed to developing standards that enable software lifecycle tools to share data, has become the newest Member Section within the OASIS open standards consortium. The move will ensure OSLC specifications are developed under the internationally respected OASIS technical process, encourage broader participation in the work and result in wider adoption of the resulting standards.

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OASIS Members to Advance MQTT Standard for M2M/ IoT Reliable Messaging

Thu, 25 Apr 2013 12:40:19 +0000

Cisco, Eclipse Foundation, Eurotech, IBM, Kaazing, Machine-To-Machine Intelligence (M2Mi), Red Hat, Software AG, TIBCO, and Others Partner to Standardize MQTT Protocol

25 April 2013--Organizations from around the world are collaborating at the OASIS open standards consortium to advance a lightweight reliable messaging transport protocol for the Machine-to-Machine (M2M)/Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace. The new OASIS Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT) Technical Committee will develop a standardized version of the MQTT protocol.

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OASIS Receives ANSI Accreditation

Tue, 02 Apr 2013 15:24:07 +0000

2 April 2013 – The international OASIS open standards consortium announced that it has been accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to develop and maintain American National Standards (ANS). Ratified OASIS Standards will now be eligible for ANS designation.

"ANSI accreditation is confirmation that the OASIS standards process adheres to the ANSI Essential Requirements of due process, openness, balance and consensus," said Lane Hallenbeck, ANSI VP of Accreditation Services.

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OASIS Enhances Popular Public-Key Cryptography Standard, PKCS #11, for Mobile and Cloud

Tue, 26 Mar 2013 13:27:26 +0000

Athena, Axway, Cryptsoft, Dell, EMC, Futurex, Oracle, Red Hat, SafeNet, SecureAuth, Symantec, Thales e-Security, US Department of Defense (DoD), Venafi, VMware, Vormetric, and Others Update Widely Used Authentication Standard

26 March 2013 – More than 25 organizations are partnering at the OASIS open standards consortium to adapt the Public-Key Cryptography Standard, PKCS #11, for mobile and cloud applications. One of the most widely implemented cryptography standards in the world, PKCS #11 specifies a platform-independent application programming interface (API) for cryptographic tokens which store and control authentication information including personal identity, cryptographic keys, certificates, digital signatures, and biometric data.

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OASIS Begins New Effort to Define Biometrics Standards for Interoperability

Tue, 05 Mar 2013 22:39:25 +0000

3M HIS, Booz Allen Hamilton, U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Others to Advance Biometrics Use in Distributed Environments

6 March 2013 – The OASIS international open standards consortium has launched its new Biometrics Technical Committee, with support from government agencies, companies, and universities from around the world. The OASIS Biometrics Technical Committee will create standards that improve interoperability in distributed environments, making biometrics more viable within multi-factor authentication.

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Fourteen Companies Demonstrate Support for KMIP and XACML OASIS Standards at RSA Conference

Mon, 25 Feb 2013 14:57:05 +0000

Axiomatics, Boeing, Dell, Forgerock, NextLabs, Oracle, and ViewDS Enforce Authorization and Entitlement Policies with XACML. Cryptsoft, HP, IBM, QuintessenceLabs, Thales e-Security, Townsend Security, and Vormetric Demonstrate Interoperable Key Management Using KMIP

San Francisco, CA; 25 Feb 2013 – Support for two of the most widely adopted security standards from the OASIS international consortium are showcased at the RSA Conference in Booth 3012 this week. The Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) and the eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) OASIS Standards are being featured in two separate demonstrations involving fourteen companies. These organizations provide solutions that offer implementers a range of products backed by the assurance of interoperability over time.

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AS4 Profile of ebMS 3.0 Becomes OASIS Standard

Fri, 15 Feb 2013 21:03:14 +0000

Axway, Cisco, Fujitsu, TIBCO, and Others Collaborate on B2B Messaging Protocol

15 February 2013 – The OASIS international open standards consortium announced the approval of version 1.0 of the Applicability Statement 4 (AS4) Profile of the ebXML Messaging Services (ebMS) 3.0 standard. Based on “just-enough” design principles, the Profile provides an open standard for the secure, payload-agnostic exchange of purchase orders, invoices, and other business-to-business documents using Web services. AS4 is now an official OASIS Standard, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification.

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Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) 1.1 and KMIP Profiles 1.1 Become OASIS Standards

Tue, 12 Feb 2013 14:04:05 +0000

Axway, CA Technologies, CertiVox, Cryptsoft, EMC, HP, IBM, Oracle, Red Hat, SafeNet, Symantec, Thales e-Security, U.S. NIST, Venafi, VMware, Vormetric, and Others Collaborate on New Version of Cryptography Standard for Email, Databases, Storage Devices

12 February 2013 – The OASIS international open standards consortium announced the approval of version 1.1 of the Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) Specification and KMIP Profiles. KMIP enables interoperable communication between cryptographic environments and key managers, reducing the operational, training, and infrastructure costs for key management in the enterprise. KMIP 1.1 and the related KMIP Profiles 1.1 are now official OASIS Standards, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification.

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OASIS to Develop CloudAuthZ Standard Profiles for Managing Authorization with Contextual User Data

Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:58:14 +0000

Axway, Boeing, CertiVox, Cisco, Dell, Novell, Red Hat, SafeNet, SailPoint, SecureKey, U.S. Veterans Health Administration, ViewDS and Others Collaborate to Provide Greater Control Over Cloud Resources

8 January 2013 – The OASIS international open standards consortium has launched the Cloud Authorization (CloudAuthZ) Technical Committee, a project to develop enhanced models for managing authorizations and entitlements in SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS contexts. The goal of CloudAuthZ is to provide greater control of the way cloud computing resources are used. It will enable contextual information (such as where users are, what they are doing, which device they are using, etc.) to inform authorization decisions.

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OASIS to Standardize Cloud Application Management for Platforms (CAMP)

Mon, 12 Nov 2012 14:43:57 +0000

Cloudsoft, Fujitsu, JumpSoft, Oracle, Red Hat, Software AG, Standing Cloud, US Department of Defense, and Others Advance Interoperability Standard for Managing and Migrating PaaS Applications

12 November 2012 – The OASIS international consortium has launched the Cloud Application Management for Platforms (CAMP) Technical Committee, a project to define the interoperability standard for managing applications in Platform as a Service (PaaS) environments. CAMP will leverage similarities between commercial and open-source PaaS products to produce a simple API that is language-, framework-, and platform-agnostic.

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Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) 1.0 Becomes OASIS Standard

Wed, 31 Oct 2012 20:42:59 +0000

Axway, Bank of America, Deutsche Boerse, Goldman Sachs, Huawei, Kaazing, JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft, Primeton, Progress Software, Red Hat, Software AG, US Dept of Homeland Security, VMware and Others Collaborate on Interoperability Standard for Messaging

31 October 2012 – Members of the OASIS international open standards consortium have approved version 1.0 of the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) as an OASIS Standard. AMQP is a wire-level messaging protocol that offers organizations an efficient, reliable approach to passing real-time data and business transactions with confidence. AMQP provides a platform-agnostic method for ensuring information is safely transported between applications, among organizations, within mobile infrastructures, and across the Cloud.

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OASIS Applauds European Union’s Reform Embracing Broader Cooperation with Open Standards Consortia

Fri, 05 Oct 2012 18:11:15 +0000

5 October 2012 -- Several years of negotiations culminated this week in a decision by the Council of the European Union to reform the European standardization system. The new rules broaden official outreach and collaboration among European member states and agencies, de jure European standards organizations (ESOs), and industry open standards consortia including OASIS.

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International Cloud Symposium to Address Public Policy and Standards for Security in the Cloud

Thu, 13 Sep 2012 15:16:40 +0000

OASIS Brings Global Event to Washington, DC

13 September 2012 – The unique security challenges faced by the public sector in deploying cloud computing will be the focus of the International Cloud Symposium (ICS), the second in a series of events hosted by the not-for-profit OASIS open standards consortium. High-level government officials from around the world will explore the intersection of policies, standards, and best practices with leaders from the privacy, identity, and security industry. ICS will be held on 10-12 October in the Washington, DC area. https://www.oasis-open.org/events/cloud/2012

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OASIS Launches Initiative to Standardize REST-based Open Data Protocol (OData)

Mon, 27 Aug 2012 14:10:12 +0000

Axway, CA Technologies, Citrix, IBM, Microsoft, Progress Software, Red Hat, SAP, SDL, and Others Collaborate to Free Siloed Data and Enable Cross-Platform Web and Mobile Applications

27 August 2012 – The OASIS international consortium has launched a new initiative that will standardize OData, a REST-based protocol that simplifies the querying and sharing of data across applications for re-use in the enterprise, Cloud, and mobile devices. OData enables information to be accessed from a variety of sources including relational databases, file systems, content management systems, and traditional Web sites.

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Members Approve Biometric Identity Assurance Services (BIAS) SOAP Profile as OASIS Standard

Wed, 15 Aug 2012 16:04:21 +0000

Booz Allen Hamilton, US National Institutes of Health (NIH), US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), US Department of Defense (DoD) and Others Advance Profile for Verifying Biometrics Identity in an SOA Framework

15 August 2012 – Members of the OASIS international standards consortium have approved the Biometric Identity Assurance Services (BIAS) SOAP Profile as an OASIS Standard, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification. The BIAS SOAP Profile defines a method for performing biometric operations within a Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) using XML and SOAP Web services messaging.

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Eleven Companies Demonstrate Support for KMIP and XACML OASIS Standards at RSA Conference

Fri, 24 Feb 2012 15:07:12 +0000

Cryptsoft, IBM, NetApp, QuintessenceLabs, SafeNet, Thales e-Security Show Interoperability of Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP); Axiomatics, The Boeing Company, NextLabs, Oracle, and Quest Software Products Support eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML)

San Francisco, CA; 27 Feb 2012 – The RSA Conference is showcasing widespread marketplace support for security standards from the OASIS international consortium this week.

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OASIS to Develop Open Standard for Web Experience Management Interoperability (WEMI)

Tue, 31 Jan 2012 14:10:04 +0000

Adobe, DotNetNuke, Ektron, Enonic, Jahia, Liferay, Magnolia, Nuxeo, Oracle, SDL, Sitecore, and Others Collaborate on Standard to Extend WCM to Meet Customer Experience Needs

31 Jan 2012 – The OASIS international consortium has launched a new open standards initiative to define a simple domain model for delivering aggregated content into a total Web Experience. The OASIS Web Experience Management Interoperability (WEMI) Technical Committee will describe an abstract features set that will enable organizations to optimize and manage online engagement with their users. WEMI also will make it easier to extend the reach of experiences beyond the web site into social networks and end-user device optimized visualization.

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OASIS Forms TOSCA Technical Committee to Advance Open Standard for Cloud Portability

Mon, 16 Jan 2012 14:09:20 +0000

3M, ASG Software, CA Technologies, Capgemini, Cisco, Citrix, EMC, Gale Technologies, IBM, Jericho Systems, Morphlabs, Red Hat, SAP, Software AG, TELUS, and Others Collaborate on Standard for Deploying Interoperable Cloud Applications

16 Jan 2012 – The OASIS international consortium has launched a new open standards initiative to enhance the portability of cloud applications and services. The OASIS Topology and Orchestration Specification for Cloud Applications (TOSCA) Technical Committee will advance an interoperability standard that will make it easier to deploy cloud applications without vendor lock-in, while maintaining application requirements for security, governance, and compliance.

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OASIS Forms AMQP Technical Committee to Advance Business Messaging Interoperability Within Middleware, Mobile, and Cloud Environments

Tue, 01 Nov 2011 13:42:18 +0000

Axway, Bank of America, Deutsche Boerse, Goldman Sachs, INETCO, JPMorgan Chase, Kaazing, Microsoft, my-Channels, Red Hat, Software AG, VMware, Zenika and Others Move AMQP Forward Through Open Standards Process

1 Nov 2011 – The OASIS international open standards consortium announced the formation of a new Technical Committee for the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP). A platform-agnostic solution for business messaging, AMQP provides organizations with an easier, more secure approach to passing real-time data streams and business transactions. The OASIS Technical Committee will advance the contributed AMQP version 1.0 through the international open standards process.

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OASIS to Define Trust Elevation Standard for Authenticating e-Identity Credentials

Wed, 19 Oct 2011 16:31:59 +0000

Advanced Micro Devices, Axiomatics, Bank of America, BiTKOO, Boeing, Booz Allen Hamilton, CA Technologies, Intel, JPMorgan Chase Bank, New Zealand Government, OIX, Red Hat, SafeNet, Tiani "Spirit", US National Institutes of Health (NIH), US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), US Veterans Health Administration, and Others Work to Ensure Trust in Online Transactions

19 Oct 2011 – The OASIS international open standards consortium has begun work to define a set of standardized protocols that online service providers may use to elevate trust when authenticating electronic identity credentials. The goal of the new OASIS Electronic Identity Credential Trust Elevation Methods (Trust Elevation) Technical Committee is to extend interoperability among online service providers (such as banks and health care providers) and make e-transactions easier for end users.

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Members Approve OpenDocument Format (ODF) Version 1.2 as OASIS Standard

Wed, 05 Oct 2011 14:12:23 +0000

Boeing, Fedict, IBM, Microsoft, Nokia, Novell, Oracle, Red Hat, U.S. Department of Defense, and Others Advance Open Format for Office Applications

5 Oct 2011--Members of the OASIS international standards consortium have approved version 1.2 of the OpenDocument Format (ODF) as an OASIS Standard, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification. ODF defines an application- and platform-independent file format for text documents, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, drawings, charts, and similar documents. The new version of ODF delivers many enhancements called for by the international community including support for digital signatures, semantic web technology, and the OpenFormula spreadsheet language.

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International Cloud Symposium to Address Public Policy and Standards for Security in the Cloud

Tue, 23 Aug 2011 13:51:02 +0000

OASIS Partners with EU-funded Siena Initiative, Cloud Best Practices Network, US NIST, and Others for Global Event in UK

23 August 2011 – The unique security challenges faced by the public sector in deploying cloud computing will be the focus of the International Cloud Symposium (ICS), the first in a series of events hosted by the not-for-profit OASIS open standards consortium. High-level government officials from around the world will explore the intersection of policies, standards, and best practices with leaders from the privacy, identity, and security industry. ICS will be held at the historic Ditton Manor outside of London on 10-14 October 2011.

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AMQP Working Group Transitions to OASIS Member Section

Fri, 19 Aug 2011 13:59:51 +0000

International Open Standards Consortium Expands to Include Initiative for Business Messaging Interoperability within Middleware, Mobile, and Cloud-based Environments

19 August 2011 – The Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) Working Group has become the newest Member Section within the OASIS international open standards consortium. Vendor-neutral and platform-agnostic, AMQP is an open business standard for messaging that avoids proprietary technologies, offering the potential to lower the cost of enterprise middleware software integrations through open interoperability. AMQP also provides organizations with an easier, more secure approach to passing real-time data streams and business transactions.

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OASIS Participates in OECD Ministerial Meeting on Future of the Internet Economy

Thu, 30 Jun 2011 20:00:55 +0000

Internet Technical Advisory Committee Expresses Support for OECD Multi-Stakeholder Approach

30 June 2011 – The OASIS international open standards consortium was pleased to participate in the OECD High Level Meeting on “The Internet Economy: Generating Innovation and Growth” held on 28-29 June 2011 in Paris. OASIS presented as part of the Internet Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC)–a worldwide coalition of Internet organizations invited by the OECD to provide input on Internet-related issues.

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ETSI and OASIS extend strategic partnership on standards

Wed, 20 Apr 2011 21:08:56 +0000

ETSI and OASIS co-ordinate standardization for electronic signatures, energy market information for Smart Grid, emergency management, and other areas

Cannes, France; 20 April 2011--OASIS (Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards) and ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) have been strategic partners since 2007 when the two organizations first signed a Memorandum of Understanding. Today they have decided to extend this agreement for a further three years and expand its scope to additional technical areas. OASIS is a global organization that drives standardization in Cloud computing, security, identity, e-business, and in e-Government and the public sector.

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OASIS Advances S-RAMP to Promote Interoperability of SOA Repositories

Wed, 02 Mar 2011 13:06:34 +0000

Active Endpoints, HP, IBM, Primeton Technologies, Red Hat, SOA Software, Software AG, TIBCO, and Others Collaborate to Enable Data Sharing Across SOA Repositories from Different Vendors

Boston, MA, USA; 2 March 2011 – The OASIS international open standards consortium has gathered the support of leading vendors and users of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) repositories to address a critical interoperability issue. The newly formed OASIS SOA Repository Artifact Model and Protocol (S-RAMP) Technical Committee will advance a standard for sharing data across SOA repository products from multiple vendors in both cloud and non-cloud environments.

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RSA Conference to Feature OASIS KMIP Interop Demo

Mon, 07 Feb 2011 20:35:01 +0000

EMC/RSA, Emulex, HP, IBM, SafeNet, and Others Demonstrate Support for Key Management Interoperability Protocol Standard

Boston, MA, USA; 7 February 2011 — Members of the OASIS Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) Technical Committee will demonstrate their implementations of the open standard as part of the RSA Conference and Exposition in San Francisco, 14-18 February 2011. The team will show how KMIP enables communication between key management systems and cryptographically-enabled applications, including email, databases, and storage devices. Implementations from seven companies including Cryptsoft, Emulex, HP, IBM, High Density Devices, RSA, and SafeNet will be featured.

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OASIS Works to Define Reference Model for Implementing Operational Privacy

Wed, 12 Jan 2011 21:34:00 +0000

CA Technologies, Jericho Systems, U.S. National Institutes of Health, U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Veterans Health Administration, and Others Collaborate on 'Privacy by Design' Model

Boston, MA, USA; 12 January 2011 – The international open standards consortium, OASIS, has formed a new group to address the challenge of integrating privacy and security policies into systems and processes. The OASIS Privacy Management Reference Model (PMRM) Technical Committee will advance an open standards framework that will define rigorous and consistent ways to integrate 'privacy by design' into networked applications.

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XSPA Profile of WS-Trust for Healthcare Receives Approval as OASIS Standard

Thu, 16 Dec 2010 21:02:33 +0000

IBM, Avaya, Cisco, Jericho Systems, Red Hat, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and Others Define Profile to Enable Interoperable Exchange of Healthcare Privacy Policies and Consent Directives

Boston, MA, USA; 16 December 2010 – The OASIS open standards consortium today announced approval of the Cross-Enterprise Security and Privacy Authorization (XSPA) Profile of WS-Trust for Healthcare, version 1.0. The profile enables healthcare organizations to appropriately authorize access to healthcare information by leveraging the WS-Trust open standard. The XSPA Profile of WS-Trust is now an official OASIS Standard, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification.

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Members Approve Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) Version 1.2 as OASIS Standard

Tue, 14 Dec 2010 16:06:47 +0000

IBM, ISIS Papyrus America, Microsoft, and Adobe, Boeing, Cisco, Citrix, Comtech, Intel, Nokia, Oracle, PTC, Quark, SAP, SDL, US Department of Defense, U.S. Veterans Health Administration, and Others Advance Open Standard for Content Reuse and Multi-Channel Delivery

Boston, MA, USA; 14 December 2010 – The OASIS open standards consortium today announced that its members have approved DITA version 1.2 as an OASIS Standard, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification. DITA defines an XML architecture for designing, writing, managing, and publishing many kinds of information in print and on the Web. DITA is widely used for books, technical manuals, help files, training, and multimedia authoring because of its modular, topic-based approach and its ability to support content reuse.

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Extensible Resource Descriptor (XRD) 1.0 Receives Approval as OASIS Standard

Mon, 06 Dec 2010 00:00:00 +0000

AOL, Boeing, Booz Allen Hamilton, Google, IBM, Neustar, Nomura Research Institute (NRI), and Others Define Format for Describing and Discovering Resources

Boston, MA, USA; 6 December 2010 – The OASIS open standards consortium today announced approval of the Extensible Resource Descriptor (XRD) version 1.0. XRD defines a simple generic format for describing and discovering resources that is independent of the format of the resource or the transport protocol used to interact with it . The new standard provides a way to express the properties and link relations of any resource identified by a URI. XRD is now an official OASIS Standard, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification.

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OASIS Demonstrates Interoperability of Standards at International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Conference

Mon, 01 Nov 2010 22:21:53 +0000

Desktop Alert, Warning Systems Inc (WSI), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and Others Demonstrate Interoperability of CAP and other EDXL Standards

San Antonio, TX, USA; 1 November 2010 – This week, members of the OASIS open standards consortium demonstrated their ability to transmit information using the Emergency Data Exchange Language (EDXL) suite of standards including the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP). CAP was recently adopted by the DHS Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as the new digital message format for the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS). The interoperability demonstration between OASIS and IPAWS was featured at the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) conference in San Antonio.

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Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) 1.0 Receives Approval as OASIS Standard

Thu, 14 Oct 2010 00:00:00 +0000

Aetna, Axway, Brocade, CA Technologies, Cisco, EMC, HP, IBM, Oracle, Red Hat, SafeNet, Skyworth TTG, Symantec, Target, U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Venafi, Voltage Security, Vormetric, and Others Advance Open Standard for IT Security, Compliance, and Data Recovery

Boston, MA, USA; 14 October 2010 — The OASIS open standards consortium today announced approval of the Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) version 1.0. Developed through a collaboration of more than 30 vendors and end user organizations, KMIP enables communication between key management systems and cryptographically-enabled applications, including email, databases, and storage devices. KMIP and the related KMIP Profiles are now official OASIS Standards, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification.

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OASIS WS-Calendar Committee Addresses Need for Precise, Secure Exchange of Scheduling Data in Smart Grid and Other Applications

Mon, 13 Sep 2010 01:35:14 +0000

WS-Calendar Adapts Human Scheduling Standards for Web Services

Boston, MA, USA; 13 September 2010 — The OASIS international consortium has formed the Web Services Calendar (WS-Calendar) Technical Committee to adapt existing calendaring standards (those used in human interactions) for Web services. WS-Calendar data structures are being designed for use inside other specifications and standards, with an initial focus on utility pricing and scheduling in the US federal "Smart Grid" open standards program and similar electricity supply re-engineering projects.

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OASIS Interoperability Demo Features Eight Open Source and Commercial Implementations of OpenDocument Format (ODF) 1.2 on Desktop, Mobile Devices, and in the Cloud

Thu, 02 Sep 2010 01:41:30 +0000

OpenOffice.org Technologies including: IBM Lotus Symphony, KDE.org and KOffice, OpenOffice.org Novell Edition, Oracle Open Office; and Programming Libraries, lpOD ODF Python Library, ODF Toolkit for Java, Maemo FreOffice, and Open Framework Systems (OFS) Interoperate at OOoCon

Budapest, Hungary; 2 September 2010 — Eight implementations of the Open Document Format (ODF) OASIS Standard were orchestrated in a real-world scenario today at the OpenOffice.org Conference (OOoCon) at the Central European University in Budapest. The OASIS ODF 1.2 Interop showcased both open source and commercial software applications processing ODF documents on the desktop, in the cloud, and on mobile devices.

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Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) 1.2 Receives Approval as OASIS Standard

Thu, 12 Aug 2010 02:15:57 +0000

AtHoc, Desktop Alert, Environment Canada, Sandia National Laboratories, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. National Weather Service, Warning Systems, Inc (WSI), and Others Advance Standard for Emergency Management Response

Boston, MA, USA; 12 August 2010 — The OASIS open standards consortium today announced approval of the Emergency Data Exchange Language (EDXL) Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) version 1.2, a message format for exchanging emergency alerts and public warnings over all kinds of networks. Advanced via an international collaboration of the public and private sectors, CAP 1.2 is now an official OASIS Standard, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification.

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WS-I Transitions to OASIS

Thu, 22 Jul 2010 02:27:39 +0000

Group Furthering Best Practices for Web Services Interoperability Continues Work as Part of International Open Standards Consortium

Wakefield, MA, USA; 22 July 2010 — Today the Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I; http://www.ws-i.org) announced its decision to transition its assets, operations, and mission into a Member Section of OASIS (Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards; http://www.oasis-open.org/). The transition is expected to take place over the next few months.

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OASIS Members Form Committee to Advance Identity Standards for Cloud Computing

Wed, 19 May 2010 02:39:08 +0000

Alfresco, CA, Capgemini, Cisco, Cognizant, Boeing, eBay, IBM, Microsoft, Novell, PingIdentity, Red Hat, SafeNet, SAP, Skyworth TTG, Symantec, Vanguard, VeriSign, and Others Define Profiles for Identity Deployment, Provisioning and Management in the Cloud

Boston, MA, USA; 19 May 2010 — The international consortium, OASIS, has formed a new group to address the serious security challenges posed by identity management in cloud computing. The new OASIS Identity in the Cloud (IDCloud) Technical Committee will identify gaps in existing identity management standards and investigate the need for profiles to achieve interoperability within current standards. Committee members will perform risk and threat analyses on collected use cases and produce guidelines for mitigating vulnerabilities.

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OASIS Members Approve Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) Standard

Tue, 04 May 2010 00:44:02 +0000

Adobe, Alfresco, ASG, Booz Allen Hamilton, Day Software, dotCMS, EMC, FatWire, fme AG, IBM, ISIS Papyrus, Liferay, Microsoft, Nuxeo, Open Text, Oracle, SAP, Saperion, WeWebU, and Others Agree on Standard to Link Disparate Content Systems

Boston, MA, USA; 4 May 2010 — The OASIS international consortium today announced the approval of Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) version 1.0, a new open standard that enables information to be shared across Enterprise Content Management (ECM) repositories from different vendors. Advanced via a collaboration of major ECM solution providers worldwide, CMIS is now an official OASIS Standard, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification.

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ISIS Papyrus Becomes Newest OASIS Foundational Sponsor Supporting Open Technology Standards

Wed, 31 Mar 2010 00:37:23 +0000

Vienna and Boston; 31 March 2010 — The international open standards consortium, OASIS, welcomes ISIS Papyrus, a provider of process and content management software solutions, as its newest Foundational Sponsor. ISIS Papyrus joins IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and Primeton in supporting the mission of OASIS at the highest level.

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OASIS Blue Advances Open Standards for Smart Energy Grids, Intelligent Buildings, and Natural Resource Management

Mon, 08 Mar 2010 00:04:12 +0000

IBM, Constellation NewEnergy, CPower, EnerNOC, Grid Net, HP, NeuStar, TIBCO, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Others Collaborate to Address Sustainability Challenges

Boston, MA, USA; 08 March 2010 — The OASIS open standards consortium today announced the formation of a new Member Section, OASIS Blue, which will bring together a variety of open standards projects related to energy, intelligent buildings, and natural resources. OASIS Blue will leverage the innovation of existing electronic commerce standards and the power of the Internet to achieve meaningful sustainability. An international effort, OASIS Blue incorporates work that has identified as a central deliverable for the U.S. government's strategic Smart Grid initiative.

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RSA 2010 Showcases OASIS Security Standards with IMI, KMIP, and XSPA Interoperability Demos

Tue, 02 Mar 2010 00:34:03 +0000

IBM, Microsoft, Sun Microsystems, CA, General Services Administration, HP, Jericho Systems, Novell, SafeNet, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Others Put Security Standards to the Test in Real-World Scenarios

San Francisco, CA, USA; 02 March 2010 — The OASIS Security Standards Showcase will feature three interoperability demonstrations as part of the RSA Conference and Expo in San Francisco this week. Solution providers, government agencies, and industry associations will come together to show interoperable support for three specifications currently being advanced within the OASIS international open standards consortium.

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TCIP Expo Showcases OASIS Emergency Standards for Alert, Warning, Resource Management, and Hospital Coordination

Mon, 01 Feb 2010 00:12:24 +0000

Desktop Alert, Warning Systems Inc (WSI), U.S. FEMA, NOAA, and Others Demonstrate Interoperability of EDXL Standards at US Department of Homeland Security Event

Philadelphia, PA, USA; 01 February 2010 — The public and private sectors will join to conduct an interoperability standards demonstration at the Technologies for Critical Incident Preparedness (TCIP) conference, 2-4 February in Philadelphia. The event will showcase the OASIS Emergency Data Exchange Language (EDXL) suite of standards including the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP), Distribution Element (DE), and Hospital Availability Exchange (HAVE) standards. Simulating an incident defined by the U.S.

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OASIS Members Form Committee to Define Standards for Exchanging Energy Market Price and Product Information

Tue, 05 Jan 2010 00:28:37 +0000

Microsoft, Constellation Energy, CPower, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), EnerNoc, Southern California Edison, TIBCO, U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and Others Collaborate on Open Standards for Price and Product Communication

Boston, MA, USA; 05 January 2010 — The international consortium, OASIS, has formed a new group to define open standards for exchanging energy price and product characteristics, including availability and schedules to support the free and effective exchange of information. The new OASIS Energy Market Information Exchange (eMIX) Technical Committee will help enable and expand efficient markets, satisfying the growing demand for lower-carbon, lower-energy buildings, net zero-energy systems, and supply-demand integration.

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OASIS Members Approve Security and Privacy Authorization Standards for Healthcare

Fri, 18 Dec 2009 00:55:01 +0000

IBM, Sun Microsystems, AOL, Boeing, Booz Allen Hamilton, CA, Cisco, EMC, HP, Intel, Jericho Systems, Neustar, Nokia, Oracle, Red Hat, SAP, Skyworth TTG, U.S. Veterans Health Administration and Others Advance Profiles of SAML and XACML to Meet HITSP Requirements

Boston, MA, USA; 18 December 2009 — The OASIS international consortium today announced two new information standards that give hospitals, insurers, and others in the healthcare community much-needed mechanisms for exchanging privacy policies, evaluating consent directives, and determining authorizations.

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OASIS Emergency Interoperability Summit Explores Advances in Next Generation Alert, Warning, Resource Management, and Hospital Coordination

Wed, 16 Sep 2009 00:35:09 +0000

AtHoc, Desktop Alert, Google, State of Virginia, U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Warning Systems Inc (WSI), and Others Demonstrate Interoperability of CAP and EDXL Standards

Boston, MA, USA; 16 September 2009 — The public and private sectors will join to demonstrate the benefits of open standards for facilitating emergency response at the OASIS Emergency Interoperability (EI) Summit, 30 September - 1 October. Held as part of the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) Training Event in Baltimore, Maryland, the OASIS EI Summit aims to bring closer coordination among first responders, policy makers, legislators, government agencies, and vendors.

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International Audience to Explore Security Challenges for Transparent Government at OASIS Identity Management Forum

Tue, 15 Sep 2009 00:38:08 +0000

Microsoft Sponsors Event on Federated Key Management, Secure Cloud Computing and Social Networking, Authentication Standards, and Privacy Management

Boston, MA, USA; 15 September 2009 — As national and international governments endeavor to provide open, transparent, and trusted services, the challenges of managing citizens' identities and access to information require careful planning, a strong policy focus, and attention to standards and interoperability. The risks, rewards, and repercussions of transparent government will be explored at Identity Management 2009, an OASIS IDtrust forum that will be held 29-30 September at the U.S. National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) facility in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

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Diverse Leadership Reflects Breadth of OASIS Open Standards Consortium

Thu, 27 Aug 2009 01:24:49 +0000

Boston, MA, USA; 27 August 2009 — OASIS, the international open standards consortium, today announced the results of recent Board of Directors elections that reflect the group's international and organizational diversity. European entrepreneur, Peter Brown of Pensive S.A., was chosen to serve as Board Chair, and Bob Freund of Japan-based software company, Hitachi, assumed the role of Vice Chair. Jim Hughes of Microsoft and Frederick Hirsch of Nokia will continue in their respective roles as Treasurer and Secretary.

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OASIS Members Form Committee to Define Transaction Standards for Smart Grid

Tue, 25 Aug 2009 01:29:15 +0000

IBM, Microsoft, Cisco, CPower, EnerNOC, Google, Grid Net, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), TIBCO, and Others Collaborate on Open Standards for Energy Providers and Consumers

Boston, MA, USA; 25 August 2009 — The international open standards consortium, OASIS, has formed a new group to enable the collaborative and transactive use of energy. The new OASIS Energy Interoperation Technical Committee will develop Web services-based information and communication models for exchanging dynamic pricing, reliability, and emergency signals. The group's work will also extend to information on energy market participation (such as bids), load predictability, and generation.

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OASIS Members Approve WS-DD Standards to Enable Secure Web Service Discovery and Control of Networked Devices

Tue, 21 Jul 2009 01:39:14 +0000

Microsoft, CA, Novell, Progress Software, Red Hat, Ricoh, Software AG, and Others Advance WS Standards for Mobile Computing, Smart Buildings, Consumer Electronics, and Office Applications

Boston, MA, USA; 21 July 2009 — OASIS, the international open standards consortium, today announced that its members have approved three related Web services protocol standards that make it easier to find, share, and control devices on a network. Advanced by the OASIS Web Services Discovery and Web Services Devices Profile (WS-DD) Technical Committee, these new standards include Web Services Dynamic Discovery (WS-Discovery), SOAP Over User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Devices Profile for Web Services (DPWS).

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OASIS Members Approve Open Interoperability Standard for Information Cards

Thu, 16 Jul 2009 01:49:21 +0000

IBM, Microsoft, CA, EMC, Novell, and Others Advance Personal Digital Identity Standard

Boston, MA, USA; 16 July 2009 — OASIS, the international open standards consortium, today announced that its members have approved Identity Metasystem Interoperability (IMI) version 1.0 as an OASIS Standard, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification. IMI is best known as the technical protocol that enables Information Cards, a new way for people to register, login, and share information with websites without needing a new username and password for each site.

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OASIS Members Form Committee to Promote Adoption of Emergency Management Standards

Thu, 25 Jun 2009 23:20:18 +0000

AtHoc, Canadian Association for Public Alerting and Notification, Desktop Alert, US Department of Defense, US Department of Homeland Security, Warning Systems (WSI), and Others Collaborate to Support CAP and EDXL Implementations

Boston, MA, USA; 25 June 2009 — The international open standards consortium, OASIS, has formed a new group to encourage and support the adoption of information exchange standards that help improve the speed and quality of emergency response activities. The new OASIS Emergency Management (EM) Adoption Committee--a diverse group of government agencies, public safety organizations, associations, and vendors--will work together to broaden use of the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) and the family of Emergency Data Exchange Language (EDXL) standards.

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OASIS Introduces Non-Assertion Mode to Its Intellectual Property Rights Policy for Standards Development

Mon, 15 Jun 2009 23:30:28 +0000

Boston, MA, USA; 15 June 2009 — The Board of Directors of OASIS, the international open standards consortium, has unanimously approved a revision to its Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy. This revision now offers an added option for new Technical Committees to work under: a Non-Assertion Covenant mode. Non-assertion covenants ensure that organizations or individuals who participate in writing a standard cannot demand royalty or exercise license rights against users or implementors of such approved standards.

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OASIS Members Advance Interoperability Standard for Enterprise Encryption Key Management

Wed, 06 May 2009 23:47:25 +0000

IBM, Axway, BeCrypt, Brocade, Cisco, EMC, Emulex, HP, PGP Corporation, Red Hat, SafeNet, Skyworth TTG, Symantec, Thales, U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Venafi, and Others Collaborate on Open Standard for IT Security, Compliance, and Data Recovery

Boston, MA, USA; 6 May 2009 — The international open standards consortium, OASIS, has formed a new group to enable interoperability of key management services and clients. The new OASIS Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) Technical Committee will work to define a single, comprehensive protocol for communication between encryption systems and a broad range of new and legacy enterprise applications, including email, databases, and storage devices.

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OASIS and World Bank Present Workshop on Open Standards for Government Transformation

Thu, 09 Apr 2009 23:56:07 +0000

Representatives from Canada, Ghana, New Zealand, U.S. and Others Discuss Public Financial Management, Secure Identity, Cloud Computing and Interoperability

Boston, MA, USA; 9 April 2009 — OASIS, the international open standards consortium, joins with the World Bank Group's Global Information and Communication Technologies Department to invite representatives from the public and private sectors to participate in an eGovernment Workshop on 17 April in Washington, D.C. The workshop will explore the significance of open standards for efficient, citizen-centric and transformational government. Issues surrounding public financial management, e-procurement, security, and interoperability frameworks will be discussed.

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OASIS and HITSP Collaborate on Interoperability Demo of Healthcare Privacy Standards at HIMSS09

Sat, 04 Apr 2009 00:06:57 +0000

Sun Microsystems, Jericho Systems, Red Hat, U.S. Department of Defense, and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Collaborate to Implement Healthcare Scenarios

Boston, MA, USA; 4 April 2009 — "Meeting Privacy Needs of the Nation Today" is the focus of a multi-vendor, interoperability demonstration hosted by OASIS, the international open standards consortium, in cooperation with the U.S. Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP). The demo is part of the HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) 2009 conference Interoperability Showcase, which is taking place in Chicago this week.

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OASIS Members Approve Open Standard for Accessing Unstructured Information

Thu, 19 Mar 2009 00:19:39 +0000

IBM, EMC, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Manchester, University of Tokyo, U.S. National Center for Supercomputing Applications, and Others Collaborate on Platform for Semantic Analysis and Search

Boston, MA, USA; 19 March 2009 — OASIS, the international open standards consortium, today announced that its members have approved the Unstructured Information Management Architecture (UIMA) version 1.0 as an OASIS Standard, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification. UIMA standardizes semantic search and content analytics, providing a common method for meaningfully accessing data contained in text such as e-mails, blog entries, news feeds, and notes, as well as in audio recordings, images, and video.

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OASIS Members Approve Nine Web Services Standards

Thu, 05 Feb 2009 00:29:36 +0000

IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Adobe, Axway, BMC, CA, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Intel, NEC, NeuStar, Nokia, Nortel, Novell, Progress Software, Red Hat, Ricoh, SAP, SOA Software, Software AG, TIBCO, VeriSign, US Veterans Health Administration and Others Advance Standards for Reliable Messaging, Transactions, and Secure Exchange

Boston, MA, USA; 5 February 2009 — OASIS, the international open standards consortium, today announced that its members have approved new versions of nine Web services specifications as OASIS Standards, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification. The WS Reliable Exchange (WS-RX), WS Transactions (WS-TX), and WS Secure Exchange (WS-SX) standards support reliable message exchange, coordinate the outcome of distributed application actions, and enable trusted relationships.

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OASIS Members Form Committee to Address Gaps in SOA Standards for Telecommunications

Tue, 27 Jan 2009 00:45:17 +0000

Microsoft, Primeton, Alcatel-Lucent, Avaya, BT, HP, Nortel, Telecom Italia, NEC, and Others Collaborate to Help Telecoms Offer Secure, Intelligent Services

Boston, MA, USA; 27 January 2009 — The international open standards consortium, OASIS, has formed a new group to extend the core Web 2.0 and SOA standards stack to support the specific needs of telecommunications operators and providers. The new OASIS SOA for Telecom (SOA-Tel) Technical Committee will develop use cases and define requirements that will make telecommunications services more intelligent, deployable, and easy to consume.

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OASIS Members Approve Emergency Data Exchange Standards for Resource Messaging and Hospital Availability

Thu, 08 Jan 2009 00:53:16 +0000

AtHoc, EDS, ESI Acquisition, Sandia National Laboratories, U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admistration (NOAA), Warning Systems Inc. (WSI), and Others Collaborate to Facilitate Emergency Communication

Boston, MA, USA; 8 January 2009 — OASIS, the international open standards consortium, today announced that its members have approved the Emergency Data Exchange Language Resource Messaging (EDXL-RM) 1.0 and the EDXL Hospital AVailability Exchange (HAVE) 1.0 specifications as OASIS Standards, a status that signifies the highest level of ratification. EDXL-RM describes a suite of standard messages for sharing data among information systems that coordinate requests for emergency equipment, supplies, and people.

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OASIS Members Form Committee to Advance Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) as an Open Standard

Mon, 17 Nov 2008 00:00:00 +0000

IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Alfresco, Booz Allen Hamilton, EMC, Magnolia, Nuxeo, Open Text, Quark, SAP, Saperion, Vamosa, Vignette, and Others Collaborate to Enable Information Sharing Across Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Repositories

Boston, MA, USA; 17 November 2008 — The international open standards consortium, OASIS, has formed a new group to standardize a Web services interface specification that will enable greater interoperability of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) systems. The new OASIS Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) Technical Committee will advance an open standard that uses Web services and Web 2.0 interfaces to enable information to be shared across Internet protocols in vendor-neutral formats, among document systems, publishers and repositories, within and between companies.

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OASIS Members Form Committee to Advance Interoperability and Conformance of OpenDocument Format (ODF) Applications

Mon, 03 Nov 2008 00:00:00 +0000

IBM, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Google, Novell, Red Hat, US Department of Defense, Belgian Fedict, South Africa Dept of Science and Technology, and Others Collaborate to Deliver True Data Interoperability for Office Applications

Boston, MA, USA; 3 November 2008 — OASIS, the international open standards consortium, has formed a new group to help implementors create applications that conform to the OpenDocument Format (ODF) OASIS Standard. ODF defines a genuinely open XML file format for office productivity applications, including text, spreadsheets, charts, graphs, presentations, and databases. The new OASIS ODF Interoperability and Conformance (OIC) Committee will work to ensure that the growing number of ODF-compliant applications are able to interoperate and conform to the standard.

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OASIS Members Form New Committee to Enable Exchange of Healthcare Security and Privacy Information

Wed, 08 Oct 2008 00:00:00 +0000

IBM, Axiomatics, Cisco, Red Hat, US Department of Veterans Affairs, and Others Collaborate to Meet HITSP Requirements

Boston, MA, USA; 8 October 2008 — OASIS, the international open standards consortium, has formed a new group to standardize the way healthcare providers, hospitals, pharmacies, and insurance companies exchange privacy policies, consent directives, and authorizations within and between healthcare organizations. The OASIS Cross-Enterprise Security and Privacy Authorization (XSPA) Technical Committee will specify healthcare profiles of existing OASIS standards to support reliable, auditable methods of confirming personal identity, official authorization status, and role attributes.

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OASIS Members Form New Committee to Enable Exchange of Healthcare Security and Privacy Information

Wed, 08 Oct 2008 00:00:00 +0000

IBM, Axiomatics, Cisco, Red Hat, US Department of Veterans Affairs, and Others Collaborate to Meet HITSP Requirements

Boston, MA, USA; 8 October 2008 — OASIS, the international open standards consortium, has formed a new group to standardize the way healthcare providers, hospitals, pharmacies, and insurance companies exchange privacy policies, consent directives, and authorizations within and between healthcare organizations. The OASIS Cross-Enterprise Security and Privacy Authorization (XSPA) Technical Committee will specify healthcare profiles of existing OASIS standards to support reliable, auditable methods of confirming personal identity, official authorization status, and role attributes.

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OASIS Members Form New Committee to Advance Interoperability Standard for Information Cards

Tue, 23 Sep 2008 00:00:00 +0000

IBM, CA, Microsoft, Nortel, Novell, the US Department of Defense, VeriSign, and Others Collaborate on Personal Digital Identity

Boston, MA, USA; 23 September 2008 — OASIS, the international open standards consortium, has formed a new group to enable the use of Information Cards to universally manage personal digital identities. The OASIS Identity Metasystem Interoperability (IMI) Technical Committee will work to increase the quality and number of interoperable implementations of Information Cards. A rapidly-developing, Web 2.0-friendly method for shared light authentication, Information Cards let people authenticate themselves on multiple web sites without maintaining passwords for each site.

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Members Approve Solution Deployment Descriptor (SDD) 1.0 as OASIS Standard

Tue, 16 Sep 2008 00:00:00 +0000

IBM, Sun Microsystems, CA, Fujitsu, SAP, SAS, and Others Collaborate to Standardize Software Installation Characteristics for Lifecycle Management

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