International Committee for Information Technology Standards

What Does International Committee for Information Technology Standards Mean?

The International Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS) is a forum that creates and manages standards in Information and Communications Technology (ICT). INCITS develops standards and products in data storage, processing, transfer, display, management an retrieval. It is pronounced as “insights” and was founded in 1960.

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INCITS was previously known as the Accredited Standards Committee and the National Committee for Information Technology Standards (NCITS).

Techopedia Explains International Committee for Information Technology Standards

INCITS is accredited, managed and based on the rules and regulations of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). It is funded and sponsored by the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI). Among the popular standards conceived by INCITS is the Small Computer System Interface (SCSI), fiber channel networking and the Advanced Technology Attachment.

The working committee of INCITS span across a wide range of technology domains, including security, programming languages, databases, storage, information services, IT governance and IT sustainability.

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