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ALSO CALLED: Protocols, Specifications, Application Protocols, Technical Standards
DEFINITION: In information technology, a protocol (from the Greek protocollon, which was a leaf of paper glued to a manuscript volume, describing its contents) is the special set of rules that end points in a telecommunication connection use when they communicate. Protocols exist at several levels in a telecommunication connection. For example, there are protocols for the data interchange at the hardware device  … 
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Standards Reports
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The Industry Standards Mystery: Learn What Industry Standards Mean for Your Business
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: Although industry standards were designed to make business communications simpler, the specific and complex nature of the standards themselves can seem intimidating. In this eBook, readers can gain a more in-depth understanding of industry standards.
Posted: 24 Sep 2015 | Published: 24 Sep 2015


API Development: How To Stay Ahead of the Curve
sponsored by World Play
EGUIDE: Mobile and cloud applications certainly are pushing software application development and APIs forward, but what will keep developers from being overwhelmed will be the basics. This expert e-guide discusses the API development train and how to stay ahead of the curve.
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 17 Aug 2015

World Play

Leverage Static Analysis in Automotive Functional Safety
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WEBCAST: This webinar explores how static code analysis can be used as a real contributor to functional safety, rather than just deployed as a means of ticking another box during an audit.
Posted: 11 Aug 2015 | Premiered: Aug 11, 2015

Rogue Wave Software

Security Report Card: Do You Meet NIST Standards?
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The collection, management, and analysis of log data is integral to meeting many NIST-CSF requirements, and precautions taken can be summarized in five words: identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover. This white paper outlines the complete updated NIST-CSF guidelines, and highlights one comprehensive log management and analysis solution.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

AS4: 4 ways the new web services interoperability standard can benefit your digital business
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for four ways the new AS4/ebMS interoperability standard can benefit your digital business.
Posted: 21 Jul 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015


Top 10 Measurement and Planning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to review the 10 most common planning and measurement errors that businesses commit. In addition to examining these blunders, discover real-world examples of how an enterprise can avoid or correct them. Learn strategic solutions, such as setting sensible goals.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Information Builders

Changes in Financial Management Systems and Regulations
sponsored by Workday
WEBCAST: Watch this in-depth webcast to find out about the changes in financial management systems and regulations.
Posted: 21 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Feb 12, 2014


The Open Group - Cloud Computing guide to interoperability and portability
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This guide from the Open Group offers advice to businesses on how to avoid supplier "lock-in" when you move data into the cloud.
Posted: 05 Jul 2013 | Published: 05 Jul 2013

Open Trusted Technology Provider Standard (O-TTPS)
sponsored by
WHITE PAPER: This standard is aimed at enhancing the integrity of commercial off the shelf ICT products and helping customers to manage sourcing risk.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 10 Apr 2013

An Introduction to Quantum Lifecycle Management
sponsored by
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from The Open Group introduces QLM, explains why it is necessary and how its development and acceptance will be assured.
Posted: 18 Jan 2013 | Published: 05 Nov 2012

Business Continuity Management Systems
sponsored by
BOOK: Brush-up you knowledge of the practical aspects of business continuity management with this book extract.
Posted: 17 Dec 2012 | Published: 13 Dec 2012

Multiple Country Implementation — Influencing Factors and Approaches
sponsored by
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from Cognizant explains the key factors which influence a multi-country solution development and implementation, along with the industry best practices and their key features.
Posted: 31 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

E-Guide: Prioritizing Application Security Concerns
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EGUIDE: Application security has significantly grown and developed in sophistication over the past few years, but so have the threats that seek to wreak havoc on your software. Read this expert e-guide to learn best practices on how to ensure your applications are protected with the highest level of security possible.
Posted: 02 May 2012 | Published: 02 May 2012

The Banking Industry Architecture Network and TOGAF
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This paper from the Open Group reveals how banks can benefit from combining complementary industry frameworks on enterprise architecture.
Posted: 20 Feb 2012 | Published: 20 Feb 2012

SOA Reference Architecture
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Download the Open Group Service-Oriented Architecture reference architecture.
Posted: 17 Jan 2012 | Published: 17 Jan 2012

TOGAF® and SABSA® Integration
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IT BRIEFING: This paper from the Open Group, documents an approach to enhance the TOGAF enterprise architecture methodology with the SABSA security architecture approach to create one holistic architecture methodology.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 11 Oct 2011

Video conferencing standards and interoperability considerations
sponsored by
EGUIDE: Before you can successfully implement a video conferencing system into your enterprise, you must first understand the standards involved to ensure your solution will work with others on your network.  This e-guide uncovers standards and interoperability considerations while also providing migration planning tips.
Posted: 27 Apr 2011 | Published: 27 Apr 2011

One Click Away: Where Does the Data Come From?
sponsored by LANSA
WHITE PAPER: Thirty-five percent of consumers say they would never use a mobile app again if it contained incorrect product data. This brief resource explores how the global standards body GS1 established the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) as a means of combatting outdated, inconsistent product information.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014


Solving the Scalability Problem with Big Data
sponsored by WANdisco
EGUIDE: A centralized computing strategy can keep your organization from realizing the value of big data. In this expert e-guide, learn how embracing a more distributed architecture can solve traditional scalability problems and lead to big data success. Also inside, discover the value of NoSQL options.
Posted: 03 Sep 2013 | Published: 03 Sep 2013


Facilitating “sound practices” in risk management with IBM OpenPages ORM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses operational risk management (ORM) in the context of "Sound Practices for the Management and Supervision of Operational Risk," a paper from the Basel Committee.
Posted: 08 Feb 2012 | Published: 08 Feb 2012


Virtualization Roadmap: Twists, Turns, and Key Considerations
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This expert presentation transcript explores key management factors you should consider as you navigate your virtualization initiative, including licensing, memory capabilities, and more. Hear about one company's virtualization roadmap and determine whether it aligns with your own virtualization plans.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Compliance Policy Management: Continuous Compliance with Tripwire Enterprise
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
DATA SHEET: Improperly configured physical and virtual IT infrastructure is the leading cause of security breaches. As a result, organizations are subject to an increasing number of complex regulations or standards designed to secure the IT infrastructure.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011 | Published: 24 Feb 2011

Tripwire, Inc.

E-Book: Standardizing Business Continuity
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: Download this e-book, brought to you by, for insights, tips and suggestions for developing an optimal business continuity plan. Read on to learn details of FEMA’s PS-Prep, how to make the case for business continuity, what standard to use, how to measure continuity risk, and much more!
Posted: 15 Dec 2010 | Published: 15 Dec 2010


Cisco and Standards: Opening the Door to Borderless Networks
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the need for standards adoption and adherence in order to reap the rewards in the following areas: Integration and testing, deployment, operations, problem resolution, availability, security, accessibility, open systems, cost savings, and choice.
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 | Published: 30 Nov 2010

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Dirk Hohndel on Intel and the Linux Foundation
sponsored by Intel
VIDEO: In this video, Dirk Hohndel, Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist at Intel, discusses the importance of standards organizations like the Linux Foundation as well as thought on the future of Open Source at Intel.
Posted: 01 Nov 2010 | Premiered: 01 Nov 2010

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STANDARDS DEFINITION (continued): …  level and protocols for data interchange at the application program level. In the standard model known as Open Systems Interconnection (OSI), there are one or more protocols at each layer in the telecommunication exchange that both ends of the exchange must recognize and observe. Protocols are often described in an industry or international standard.On the Internet, there are the TCP/IP protocols, consisting of:Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), which uses a set of rules to exchange messages with other Internet points at the information packet level Internet Protocol (IP), which uses a set … 
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