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Scope

Standardization in the areas of Cloud Computing and Distributed Platforms including:

  • Foundational concepts and technologies,
  • Operational issues, and
  • Interactions among Cloud Computing systems and with other distributed systems
SC 38 serves as the focus, proponent, and systems integration entity on Cloud Computing, Distributed Platforms, and the application of these technologies. SC 38 provides guidance to JTC 1, IEC, ISO and other entities developing standards in these areas.

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15

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38

10

ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38

29

Participating members

17

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38/AG 1 Communications committee Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38/AG 2 JTC1/SC38 Officers group Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38/AG 3 Multi-cloud Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38/AG 4 Cloud service connectivity Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38/AG 5 Long-term standards roadmap Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38/CG 1 Liaison coordination group for JTC1/SC27 Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38/CG 2 Liaison coordination group for JTC1/SC41 Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38/CG 3 Liaison coordination group for JTC1/SC42 Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38/WG 3 Cloud Computing Fundamentals (CCF) Working group
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38/WG 5 Data in cloud computing and related technologies Working group

Liaison Committees to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1 Information technology ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 Telecommunications and information exchange between systems ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 7 Software and systems engineering ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 32 Data management and interchange ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 39 Sustainability, IT & Data Centres ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 40 IT Service Management and IT Governance ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 Artificial intelligence ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 46/SC 11 Archives/records management ISO
ISO/TC 68 Financial services ISO
ISO/TC 307 Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies ISO

 

Liaison Committees from ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1 Information technology ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 6 Telecommunications and information exchange between systems ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 7 Software and systems engineering ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37 Biometrics ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 39 Sustainability, IT & Data Centres ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 Artificial intelligence ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 307 Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies ISO

 

Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)

Acronym Title Category
Cloud security alliance Cloud security alliance A
Ecma International Ecma International A
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc A
INLAC Latinoamerican Institute for Quality Assurance A
ITU International Telecommunication Union A
OASIS Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) A
OGF Open Grid Forum A
SNIA Storage Networking Industry A

Organizations in liaison (Category C)

C liaisons participate at the level of a Working Group

Acronym Title Category
EC - European Commission European Commission C
EuroCloud EuroCloud C
StandICT.eu Supporting European Experts Presence in International Standardisation Activities in ICT C
TM Forum TM Forum C
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
9-13 March 2020 Berlin (Germany) ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38  
  September 2020   ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38 **
  March 2021 Australia ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38 **
  September-October 2021   ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38 **

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38 - Secretariat

ANSI [United States]

American National Standards Institute
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Washington, DC 20036
United States

Tel: +1 212 642 49 00 / +1.202.293.8020
Fax: +1 212 398 00 23 / +1.202.293.9287

Secretariat direct:

Mr Bill Ash