Cloud Standards Coordination

A collaborative approach


Identification of
Cloud Computing users’ needs

The Report is available
for comments

Our survey is still open
This is survey on Cloud standards and Cloud customer requirements:
  • Addressing cloud customers, large and small
  • Investigate needs, objectives, challenges and areas of concern in typical Cloud Computing scenarios
  • With a focus on Cloud Computing Standards and Certification.

The report on “Cloud Computing users’ needs” uses the current set of answers, but we are expecting more of them to increase the accuracy of results.

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Final Review Workshop

October 1-2, Brussels

The workshop is open and free of charge
More details on logistics will follow

All four CSC Phase 2 reports in version 1.0.0 are open for public consultation and comments until their respective deadlines.

After this date, the comments will be collected and analyzed by the CSC Phase 2 team who will produce four new versions to be reviewed during the
Final Review Workshop.

A final version will be published mid-October 2015.

Cloud Standards Coordination

In December 2012, the European Commission (EC) and the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) launched the Cloud Standardization Coordination (CSC) initiative.
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Why: the overall objective of the Cloud Standards Coordination initiative led by ETSI was to identify a detailed map of the standards required to support a series of policy objectives defined by the European Commission, in particular in critical areas such as security, interoperability, data portability and reversibility.
Who: the initiative attracted cloud industry players, public authorities, user associations and more than 20 standards setting organizations to work collectively on this objective.
Phase 1: after a launch workshop in December 2012, the work of CSC Phase 1 was undertaken in 2013, with a final report report published in November and a presentation workshop held in December 2013.
Phase 2: in February 2015, CSC Phase 2 has been launched to address issues left open after CSC Phase 1, with the objective to provide a detailed report at the end of October 2015.