GOSIP implementation guidelines

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GOSIP (Government Open Systems Interconnection Profile) is a subset of ISO`s OSI protocol standards relevant to US Government operations. As a Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS), GOSIP is required by law for all Federal agencies. Mandatory standards-based communications products are required when purchasing functionality equivalent to what is specified in GOSIP. This unprecedented requirement by the Federal government has caused considerable confusion concerning practical implementation of relatively immature and untested technologies. Many organizations already have substantial investment in one or more proprietary network architectures. This paper examines issues associated with conversion to the GOSIP system.

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Van Norman, H.J. July 1, 1996.

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GOSIP (Government Open Systems Interconnection Profile) is a subset of ISO`s OSI protocol standards relevant to US Government operations. As a Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS), GOSIP is required by law for all Federal agencies. Mandatory standards-based communications products are required when purchasing functionality equivalent to what is specified in GOSIP. This unprecedented requirement by the Federal government has caused considerable confusion concerning practical implementation of relatively immature and untested technologies. Many organizations already have substantial investment in one or more proprietary network architectures. This paper examines issues associated with conversion to the GOSIP system.

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31 p.

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OSTI as DE96012521

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  • Other Information: PBD: [1996]

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  • Other: DE96012521
  • Report No.: MLM-MU--91-71-0003
  • Grant Number: AC04-76DP00053
  • DOI: 10.2172/255007 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 255007
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc669992

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Van Norman, H.J. GOSIP implementation guidelines, report, July 1, 1996; Miamisburg, Ohio. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc669992/: accessed September 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.