International Organization for Standards (ISO): Authored the OSI Reference Model.
This model acts as an architectural standard for virtually all commercial networking. www.iso.org
American National Standards Institute (ANSI): Authored theFiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI) used for fiber optic networks.
http://www.ansi.org/ Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI): A procedure for sending digital data over fiber optic cables.
International Telecommunication Union Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T), formerly known as the CCITT: Developed the X.25 packet switching protocol standard. http://www.itu.int/ITU-T/index.html X.25 : Allow remote devices to communicate with each other across high speed digital links without the expense of individual leased line.
Electronic Industries Associations (EIA): Authored the EIA/TIA-232 standard (formerly known as RS-232), used for remote dial-up networking. Internet Activities Board (IAB):
An important standards committee for the Internet, the IAB influences TCP/IP and SNMP
www.ecaus.org EIA/TIA-232 standard: The most common standard for serial communication. Used for remote dial-up networking.
Internet Activities Board (IAB): An important standards committee for the Internet, the IAB influences TCP/IP and
SNMP (the Simple Network Management Protocol; the protocol used by many network management solutions).
http://www.iab.org/ Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP): Provides a common messaging technique through
which various systems management elements can share information and deploy agents and actions.