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IEEE forms group to address 25 Gb/s Ethernet standard for cloud datacentres

The IEEE is looking to create standards pertaining to 25 Gb/s Ethernet links

The IEEE has formed a working group to explore the market opportunities and needs for a single-lane 25 Gb/s speed for server interconnects for Ethernet. The formation of the 25 Gb/s Ethernet Study Group comes shortly after Google, Arista, and Microsoft, operating as part of the recently formed 25G Ethernet Consortium released a specification enabling single-lane 25 Gb/s Ethernet and dual-lane 50 Gbps Ethernet links.

European Commission expert group begins work on cloud contract terms

The expert group is helping the EC set up model contract terms for cloud service providers and customers

Following announcements made this Summer the European Commission this week begun work on setting out standard terms for cloud contracts. The Commission says an expert working group will help ensure the inclusion of fair contract terms in cloud service contracts becomes best practice and improve confidence in cloud services.

IEEE forms cloud interoperability “testbed”

IEEE's new cloud tesbed group will complement its Cloud Computing Innovation Council in India, and work on IEEE P2302

In an effort to standardise how clouds interoperate and federate with one another the IEEE has put together an intercloud tesbed, which the international standards development organisation says will help the industry develop standard methodologies for cloud-to-cloud internetworking.

IEEE forms Cloud Computing Innovation Council in India

IEEE says the Cloud Computing Innovation Council will act as a platform for companies, government agencies and others to come together to accelerate cloud innovations

IEEE announced today that it has formed the Cloud Computing Innovation Council in India, which will serve as a think tank focused on developing technological innovations across the cloud-computing in India and other emerging markets.