Mark Evans is Maxtor Corp.'s (Milpitas, CA) principal member on the ANSI NCITS
T1O Technical Committee.
Sun has been able to head them off so far, most recently at a vote by NCITS
, the National Committee for Information Technology Standardization, not to sponsor the group's work.
ITI also sponsors the National Committee for Information Technology Standards (NCITS
) to help develop national standards.
The National Committee for Information Technology Standards (NCITS
) T11.3 Task Group governs Fibre Channel standards for transport, fabric, and upper-layer protocol (ULP) mapping.
The ANSI NCITS
L8 Metadata Committee had a Special Interest Group and Plenary meeting to discuss progress in standardizing descriptions for data elements and other forms of metadata.
This standard is in the final stages of comment resolution and will be forwarded to NCITS
for final approval in April.
There's also the continuing effort at NCITS
supported by Hewlett-Packard Co and Microsoft to create a Java specification for real-time systems which is independent of Sun that could, if taken up, go forward for standardization.
NIST hosted a December meeting of the V2 Technical Committee in the National Committee for Information Technology Standards (NCITS
), which is developing standards for IT accommodation for people with disabilities.
The company's routing protocol, Fabric Shortest Path First (FSPF), has been accepted by the T11 technical committee of the National Committee for Information Technology Standards (NCITS
) for approval as an industry standard by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the nation's primary Fibre Channel standards body.
A new draft of the Real-Time Java Ad Hoc Group's so-called 'straw man' specification got an airing at a meeting of the National Committee for Information Technology Standardization's (NCITS
) R1 committee last week.