Thursday, July 1, 2010

IEEE 1815 DNP3 - Old Wine in New Wineskins

IEEE announced on June 28, 1010, that a "Collaboratively developed Distributed Network Protocol standard set to benefit worldwide Smart Grid, process automation industries". What is meant is the old standard DNP3 with a new brand label: IEEE 1815.

IEEE has ratified the IEEE 1815 Distributed Network Protocol (DNP3) standard. The new standard, which improves device interoperability and strengthens security protocols, was fast-tracked for completion and was delivered in only seven months; i.e. re-labeled. The development of DNP3 was done many years ago.

Click HERE for the full press release from IEEE.

Click HERE for the PAR that lead to the IEEE 1815.

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