Skip to main content
  • Fresh perspectives from IETF Administration LLC Board

    Two members of the IETF Administration LLC Board of Directors bring deep expertise and experience from outside the realm of developing technical standards, providing perspectives about the factors and priorities important to advancing the community’s work and IETF mission more broadly.

    • Grant GrossIETF Blog Reporter
    27 Sep 2021
  • IETF 111 Hackathon: Coding across time zones

    The IETF 111 Hackathon was held July 19-23, 2021. This was the 19th IETF Hackathon, and the 4th held as an online only event. For most people involved in the IETF the past several years, the IETF Hackathon marks the start of each IETF meeting.

    • Charles EckelIETF Hackathon Co-chair
    8 Sep 2021
  • IETF 111 post-meeting survey

    The results from our IETF 111 post-meeting survey are now available.

    • Jay DaleyIETF Executive Director
    23 Aug 2021
  • IETF Community Survey 2021

    In May 2021, the IETF Administration LLC (IETF LLC) on behalf of the IESG and in collaboration with the IAB distributed the first annual IETF community survey to all 56,000 addresses subscribed to IETF mailing lists. Its purpose was "To help better understand our community and its makeup, gather views on the IETF and how well it works for participants, and gain insight into how we compare to similar organisations".

    • Jay DaleyIETF Executive Director
    11 Aug 2021
  • Experiences from the first fully-online IAB workshop on Network Impacts of COVID-19

    The Internet Architecture Board (IAB) held its first fully-online workshop in November 2019, just before the IETF 109 meeting, to discuss the network impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.

    • Mirja KühlewindIAB Chair
    23 Jul 2021

Filter by topic and date

Filter by topic and date

Huawei Hosts 88th Internet Engineering Task Force Meeting

    29 Oct 2013

    More than 1200 top engineers and technologists will assemble to advance the development of open Internet standards

    Huawei will be the host of the 88th meeting of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) held in Vancouver on November 3-8. As the Internet's premier standards organization, the IETF brings together leading Internet engineers and technologists from around the world to develop standards for services and technologies that form the foundation of the global Internet. 

    "We are very pleased that Huawei is supporting this meeting of the growing and diverse IETF community at this important time in the Internet's evolution," said Jari Arkko, Chair of the IETF. "Reflecting the tradition of technical excellence with practical relevance, IETF meetings bring together standards designers with those who develop and deploy them to address the important challenges and opportunities facing the Internet."

    More than 1200 attendees from more than 70 countries are expected to participate in over 100 sessions at the IETF 88 meeting. The program includes a plenary discussion on how standards may need to be updated or adapted to ensure the Internet remains a trustworthy platform for communications and collaboration, and a discussion within the RTCWeb working group, which is developing open standards for interoperable audio, video, collaboration, and games between Web browsers.

    Gai Gang, president of Huawei Carrier IP product line, said "The IETF is a very important standards organization in the Internet field, and this standardization has been driving business growth of the Internet industry, including Huawei. Huawei supports the active engagement by our engineers in the IETF community, and sponsoring this meeting reflects Huawei's view of the importance of the IETF community's work."

    IETF standards form the foundation for online services and capabilities used billions of times each day, such as instant messaging, the Web, email, and domain names. Since its first meeting was held January 16, 1986 in San Diego, California, the IETF has published more than 4500 documents that describe standards for the fundamental technologies and widely used services on today's global Internet. 

    IETF participation is open to any interested individual and includes experts from industry, academia, and government from across the globe. While the work of the IETF mainly takes place online to reduce barriers to participation, its in-person meetings bring together participants three times each year at locations around the world.

    For more information about the IETF 88 meeting, see:
    http://www.ietf.org/meeting/88/index.html

    About Huawei

    Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Through our dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, we have established end-to-end advantages in telecom networks, devices and cloud computing. We are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers by providing competitive solutions and services. Our products and solutions have been deployed in over 140 countries, serving more than one third of the world's population. For more information, visit Huawei online: http://www.huawei.com Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/huaweipress and YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/HuaweiPress

    About the Internet Engineering Task Force

    The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is the Internet's premier technical standards body. It gathers a large open international community of network designers, engineers, operators, vendors, and researchers concerned with the evolution of the Internet architecture and the smooth operation of the Internet. The IETF seeks broad participation. The work of the IETF takes place online, largely through email lists, reducing barriers to participation and maximizing contributions from around the world. IETF Working Groups (WGs) are organized by topic into several areas (e.g., routing, transport, security, etc.). For more information, see: http://www.ietf.org/

    Contacts

    IETF
    Greg Wood
    wood@isoc.org
    +1-703-625-3917

    Huawei
    Luotao SUN
    luotao.sun@huawei.com


    Share this page