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Ann McDonough
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Cloud Standards Customer Council Publishes Cloud Customer Architecture for IoT

Register for March 31 Webinar to Hear from the Authors

Needham, MA-03-9-16 — The Cloud Standards Customer Council™ (CSCC™) has published a new reference architecture to support the Internet of Things using cloud computing: Cloud Customer Architecture for IoT. The whitepaper is available for download at

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most exciting and dynamic areas of IT. IoT involves the linking of physical entities ("things") with IT systems that derive information about or from those things which can be used to drive a wide variety of applications and services. IoT is enabled by the scalability of cloud computing.

The CSCC authors wrote this deliverable to define architectures, systems principles, and operations for IoT. The whitepaper discusses the elements that may be needed for any IoT solution across five domains: user layer, proximity network, public networks, provider clouds, and enterprise networks. Readers will also gain an understanding of how to accommodate requirements for scale, safety, reliability, and privacy.

The CSCC authors will host a complimentary webinar on Thursday, March 31, 2016 from 11:00am - 12:00pm ET to introduce the whitepaper. Registration is open at

To date, CSCC members have written a series of cloud reference architectures, including IoT, Big Data, mobile applications, and web application hosting. All of the CSCC's whitepapers can be accessed for free at

About the Cloud Standards Customer Council
The Cloud Standards Customer Council™ (CSCC™) is an OMG® end-user advocacy group dedicated to accelerating the cloud’s successful adoption and drilling down into the standards, security and interoperability issues surrounding the transition to the cloud. While not a standards organization, the CSCC complements existing cloud standards efforts by establishing a core set of client-driven requirements that ensure cloud users will have the same freedom of choice, flexibility and openness they have with traditional IT environments. The CSCC is open to all end-user organizations. For more information, visit

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