Company Reinforces Commitment to Open Information Technology Standards
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) today announced that it has joined the
Executive Board of the InterNational Committee for Information
Technology Standards (INCITS).
Founded in 1961, INCITS is the guiding force for global and U.S.
information and communications technology standards.
"We're excited to have CA Technologies join the INCITS Executive Board
and support our mission to promote the effective use of Information and
Communication Technology through standardization. Our goal is to achieve
this in a way that balances the interests of all stakeholders, increases
global competitiveness and proposes new initiatives," states Lynn Barra,
vice president of INCITS Standards Operations.
The INCITS Executive Board focuses on standards for emerging
technologies such as Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Cyber
Security, Artificial Intelligence, as well as standards for storage,
processing, transfer, display, management organization and retrieval of
Domestically, INCITS creates new American National Standards and,
globally, INCITS serves as the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to
the ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee 1, which is responsible for
international standardization in the field of Information Technology.
Using these roles, INCITS provides members direct entry into the U.S.
and global standards area, and provides a strong platform to design the
foundation for globally accepted, highly interoperable products.
"The acceleration of change in IT -- notably in areas such as Cloud
Computing, Internet of Things, AI, and Cyber Security, to name a few --
requires active participation to assure interoperability and
compatibility with globally deployed solutions," states Paul Lipton,
vice president, Industry Standards and Open Source, CA Technologies.
"This opportunity enables CA to demonstrate its commitment to advancing
INCITS projects, shaping the market, and further contributing to the
direction of essential open standards in order to facilitate digital
transformation in the age of the modern software factory."
Joining the INCITS Executive Board is the latest example of CA's
commitment to both open standards and open source. For example, CA also
holds leadership roles in other open standards and open source
consortia, such as OASIS, OMG, DMTF, and Eclipse Foundation, where it
also serves on the Board of Directors. CA is also a member of the Cloud
Native Computing Foundation, Cloud Foundry Foundation, OpenAPI Project,
and the Open Mainframe Foundation, and others.
CA is a significant force in creating synergies between
internationally-recognized open standards organizations and innovative
open source communities. For example, the company's re-election to the
OASIS Board of Directors has enabled CA to contribute to the development
of the newly-launched OASIS Open Projects initiative, which is focused
on maintaining these synergies.
About CA Technologies
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for companies and enables them to seize the opportunities of the
application economy. Software is at the heart of every business in every
industry. From planning, to development, to management and security, CA
is working with companies worldwide to change the way we live, transact,
and communicate - across mobile, private and public cloud, distributed
and mainframe environments. Learn more at www.ca.com.
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