SIMalliance is the global, non-profit industry association which advocates the protection of sensitive connected and mobile services to drive their creation, deployment and remote management across multiple industries and use cases, including IoT.
The organisation promotes the essential role of a tamper resistant secure hardware component in delivering secure applications and services across all devices that can access wireless networks. SIMalliance facilitates and accelerates delivery of secure connected services globally, by:
• anticipating market needs and developing associated, enabling specifications;
• collaborating with industry stakeholders to ensure that new use cases and business models can be simply and securely supported;
• clarifying and recommending existing technical standards relevant to the implementation of strong device security;
• promoting the availability of its members’ standardised, global security infrastructure, together with an established process landscape, which offers an instant solution to many challenges associated with bringing mobile services to market and managing them remotely.
SIMalliance members represent approximately 90% of the global SIM card market.
SIMalliance members are Card Centric, Eastcompeace, IDEMIA, Gemalto, G+D Mobile Security, Incard, KONA I, VALID, Watchdata and Wuhan Tianyu.
MESA is the industry’s brain trust and storehouse of knowledge for practical education, best practices, and personal networking. Whatever your role or project—information management, quality control, environmental impact analysis, ongoing process improvement, rapid development, lifecycle management—MESA knows how to help.
The WiMAX Forum is an industry-led, not-for-profit organization that certifies and promotes the compatibility and interoperability of broadband wireless products based upon IEEE Standard 802.16. The WiMAX Forum’s primary goal is to accelerate the adoption, deployment and expansion of WiMAX, AeroMACS, and WiGRID technologies across the globe while facilitating roaming agreements, sharing best practices within our membership and certifying products. WiMAX Forum and WiGRID Certified® products are interoperable and support broadband fixed, nomadic, portable, and mobile services. The WiMAX Forum works closely with service providers and regulators to ensure that WiMAX Forum Certified systems meet customer and government requirements.
The NFC Forum’s mission is to advance the use of Near Field Communication technology by developing specifications, ensuring interoperability among devices and services, and educating the market about NFC technology. The Forum’s global member companies are currently developing specifications for a modular NFC device architecture, and protocols for interoperable data exchange and device-independent service delivery, device discovery, and device capability. The NFC Forum’s Sponsor members include Apple Inc., Broadcom Corporation, Dai Nippon Printing Co. Ltd., Google, Inc., Intel, MasterCard Worldwide, NXP Semiconductors, Qualcomm, Samsung, Sony Corporation, STMicroelectronics, and Visa Inc.
The Distributed Computing Industry Association (www.DCIA.info) is the official international trade organization for connecting companies, content, and consumers to the cloud. Established in 2003 in Washington, DC, the DCIA’s mission is to foster development and adoption of distributed computing technologies for delivering high-value content. Current areas of focus are Big Data, Cybersecurity, Internet of Things, Mobile Cloud, and Social Networking. DCIA Member Companies include broadband network operators, content rights-holders, and solutions developers. Its activities span advocacy initiatives, business development, communications – including the DCINFO newsletter and major industry webcasts such as the “IoT Marathon,” conferences and expos, standards setting, and working groups.