Ephos -- At a Glance: European Procurement Handbook for Open Systems

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DIANE Publishing, Jun 1, 1994 - 39 pages
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Explains the benefits available from the use of the common advice given in EPHOS (European Procurement Handbook for Open Systems). Enables the reader to identify the organizations undertaking work in related fields, to establish the right contacts, to become informed about the technical areas of work under way, and to obtain the relevant information necessary to understand the reasons behind the EPHOS programme. Photos and charts.

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Page 38 - ECITC European Committee for IT Testing and Certification ECMA European Computer Manufacturers' Association EDI Electronic Data Interchange EDIFACT Electronic Data Interchange For Administration, Commerce and Transport EFTA European Free Trade Association EMUG European MAP Users...
Page 12 - Software that controls the execution of programs. An operating system may provide services such as resource allocation scheduling, input/output control, and data management. Although operating systems are predominantly software, partial or complete hardware implementations are possible.
Page 2 - A number of measures should be taken to reach critical mass... (amongst which)... agreement between public administrations to achieve common requirements and specifications, and a commitment to use these in procurement at national and European levels".
Page 23 - Its mission is to bring to users greater value from computing through the practical implementation of Open Systems. X/Open's strategy for achieving this goal is to combine existing and emerging standards into a comprehensive, integrated, high-value and usable system environment, called the Common Applications Environment (CAE).
Page 37 - Fernschreiber: ANZEIGER BONN 8 882 595 Fax 20 29 278 GREECE GC Eleftheroudakis SA International Bookstore Nikis Street 4 10563 Athens Tel. (01) 322 6323 Telex 219410 ELEF Fax 3239821 ESPANA Boletin Oficial del Estado Trafalgar.
Page 24 - X/Open trade mark - the XPG brand - that is licensed by X/Open and may be carried only on products that comply with the X/Open CAE Specifications.
Page 12 - A MAN generally operates at a higher speed than the networks interconnected, crosses network administrative boundaries, , may be subject to some form of regulation, and supports several access methods.
Page 38 - Union EWOS European Workshop for Open Systems FTAM File Transfer, Access and Management...

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