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Intel Standards - Case Studies

Find out how we developed computing standards in networking and communications

Intel's involvement in developing computing standards in networking and communications dates back more than 30 years. Learn more about how we help forge standards through what we've done in the past.

Intel Contributions to Industry Standards

Floating Point (New)
Most people would never expect different answers to the same mathematical calculation performed on different processors, but before 1985, it happened all the time.

Cloud Computing 
Discusses the importance, development, and implementation of standards in cloud computing adoption, with key areas for standardizing.

Intel and SATA3
Serial ATA is the mainstream mass storage connection to hard disk drives (HDDs) and Intel® Solid State Drives (Intel® SSDs).

Ethernet
The industry networking standard that Intel helped cofound has become the network technology of choice for homes and enterprises.

IEEE 802.11
The wireless standards that specify an "over-the-air" interface between a wireless client and a base station, opening the door to the wireless Internet.

Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI)
The specification defining the local bus system within a computer for use by expansion cards.

Universal Serial Bus (USB)
The connectivity specification for connecting peripherals to computers.

The Digital Home
Intel’s innovations lead to a vision for the completely networked home.

Intel and CPRM/CPPM
Taking a leading role in both CPRM and CPPM specification has enabled digital content to offer a premium experience while also being protected.

Intel and DTCP
A partnership that developed DTCP standards so that entertainment remains flexible for home use.