Corporation for Open Systems


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Corporation for Open Systems

(COS) An international consortium of computer users and vendors set up to provide ways of testing OSI implementations.
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Corporation for Open Systems

An R&D consortium, founded in 1986, that was dedicated to assuring acceptance of worldwide standards. It closed 10 years later.
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The event, which has the enthusiastic support of the National ISDU Users and the Corporation for Open Systems, "is to serve as a platform to demonstrate compatibility between end-user equipment as well as applications on the national and international levels," says Thomson.

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