New IEEE 1934™ Standard Delivers Framework for Developing Applications and Business Models Enabled by Fog Computing
Integrating the OpenFog Consortium’s Reference Architecture, IEEE 1934 designed to enable processing to be distributed across things-to-cloud continuum.
PISCATAWAY, NJ, 16 August 2018 – IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, and the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA), today announced the publication and availability of IEEE 1934 – IEEE Standard for Adoption of OpenFog Reference Architecture for Fog Computing. Sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society, IEEE 1934 is intended to address the need for an end-to-end, interoperable solution that is positioned along the things-to-cloud continuum. The new standard supports multiple industry verticals and application domains and is designed to enable services and applications to be distributed closer to the data-producing sources and/or the information-consuming users.
“The release of IEEE 1934 has been achieved through the collaborative work of the IEEE Communication Society’s Edge, Fog, Cloud Communications with IOT and Big Data Standards Committee and The OpenFog Consortium’s Technical Committee,” said John Zao, Chair, IEEE Standards Working Group on Fog Computing and Networking Architecture Framework. “The resulting industry-supported standard provides a framework for driving innovation and market growth through the development of new applications and business models enabled by fog computing.”
The OpenFog Consortium’s Reference Architecture, released in February 2017, is based on core technical principles, referred to as “pillars,” which represent the key attributes that a system needs to encompass in order to be “OpenFog compatible.”
The IEEE 1934 standard is available for purchase at the IEEE Standards Store and will be featured at the upcoming Fog World Congress, to be held 1 – 3 October in San Francisco. For more information, visit fogcongress.com.
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