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Updated: Announcement of Three New Public Working Groups


Colleagues,

Last Wednesday (June 25, 2014), the NIST Cloud Computing Program held a phone call to announce the formation of three new Public Working Groups (PWGs) in Cloud Computing. This message will serve to provide additional details about the new groups.

The three new PWGs will cover – Federated Cloud, Cloud Services and Interoperability and Portability. In order to stay current with these activities, email lists and space on the “Collaborative Cloud Twiki” have also been provided.

1. There are 2 methods to subscribe to the email lists:

Method 1: Please visit – http://www.nist.gov/itl/cloud/workinggroups.cfm
Simply enter your name, email & select the boxes for the mailing list you wish to subscribe to.

Method 2: To join a new list (cc_interop, cc_federated, or cc_services), send email to (Ctrl+Click on link):

 To Join Email Subject
cc_interopcc_interop-request@nist.gov?subject=subscribe
cc_federatedcc_federated-request@nist.gov?subject=subscribe
cc_servicescc_services-request@nist.gov?subject=subscribe

      2. Location of NIST Cloud Computing Collaborative Twiki & information on each PWG

The hyperlinks for the NIST Cloud Computing Collaborative Twiki and each new PWG are:

Home page http://collaborate.nist.gov/twiki-cloud-computing/bin/view/CloudComputing/WebHome 
Interoperability & Portabilityhttp://collaborate.nist.gov/twiki-cloud-computing/bin/view/CloudComputing/CloudInteroperability 
Federated Cloud http://collaborate.nist.gov/twiki-cloud-computing/bin/view/CloudComputing/CloudFederated 
Cloud Services http://collaborate.nist.gov/twiki-cloud-computing/bin/view/CloudComputing/CloudServices 

All of the twiki pages for each PWG can be located from the tabs at the top of the home page. Please be sure to check these pages often for telephone meeting numbers, schedules and current draft documents.

3. Dates & Times for the first meetings of the new Public Working Groups are as follows:

- Interoperability & Portability will meet Thursdays, beginning July 10, 2014, at 12:00noon (EDT)
- Federated Cloud will meet Thursdays beginning July 10, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. (EDT), and
- Cloud Services will meet Tuesdays beginning July 15, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. (EDT).