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ADVANCING USER EXPERIENCES BY BRIDGING THE CLIENT, CLOUD, AND NETWORK ECOSYSTEMS

RESEARCH • INITIATIVES • DEVELOPMENT • SOLUTIONS

THE INTERNATIONAL FUTURE COMPUTING ASSOCIATION

TIFCA is a non-profit network of technology, media, and standards organization thought leaders that share common interests.  Our mission is to develop frameworks and initiatives that enable technology adoption.

Together we:

  • Learn what users need from their technologies, products, and experiences
  • Identify challenges that could delay adoption of new technologies
  • Collaborate on solutions through the CORA ecosystem
The International Future Computing Summit: Educators, Innovators, Leaders

OUR ECOSYSTEM

CORA (Create Once Reach All) is an ecosystem of supportive technologies, methods, and frameworks that deliver the same digital content across multiple platforms and devices. The CORA ecosystem works to deliver content in its ideal form by leveraging client device, cloud service, content development, and network ecosystems.

FROM CLIENT TO CLOUD TO NETWORK

PC • Mobile • Console • Streaming
Cloud Service Providers (CSP) • Edge • 5G • Broadband • Telecom
CPU • GPU • Infrastructure • ISV • IHV
Platforms • OS • Metaverse • Security
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) • Game Engines and Development
Collaboration Tools • SAAS • Cloud Gaming • Streaming
Enterprise • Healthcare • Education • Entertainment

Examples of the CORA Create Once Reach All Ecosystem include Client, Cloud, Network, PC, Mobile, Console, Streaming, Cloud Service Providers (CSP), Edge, 5G, Broadband, Telecom, CPU, GPU, Infrastructure, ISV, IHV, Platforms, OS, Metaverse, Security, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), Game Engines and Development, Collaboration Tools, SAAS, Cloud Gaming, Streaming, Enterprise, Healthcare, Education, Entertainment.

THE TIFCA COMMUNITY

  • A collaboration history with 50+ leading organizations
  • Relationships with standards, trade groups, and companies from around the globe
  • Virtual member meetings that drive research, white papers, and framework development
  • Annual summit event supported by global media references and credits
  • Helps accelerate technology adoption
  • Participants meet potential new partners and customers
  • Shared discovery of challenges and collaborative solutions
  • Top level insights and education
  • Seen as industry leaders
TIFCA Meeting

OUR USER EXPERIENCE GOALS

Users want the ability to access their content at any time, from any place, and on any device. To help contribute to this ideal, TIFCA is focusing on the following priorities:

  • Improving on-demand access and reliability of user content by finding ways for the CORA ecosystem to scale more.
  • Enabling users to run a wider choice of content by making it easier to distribute computing services and capability.
  • Bringing affordability to users by adding more cost effectiveness to content and compute distribution.
  • Diversifying the choice of client devices and platforms by leveraging the capabilities of the client, cloud, and network ecosystems.
User Experience

TOOLBOX

  • Extensive and varied expertise in client, cloud, network, and related technologies
  • Ecosystem Initiative and Framework Development
  • Standards Organization Affiliation
  • Industry Association Cooperation
  • Industry Forums and Events
  • Customer Insights
TIFCA's Toolbox

EVENTS

The International Future Computing SummitREMOTE WORK AND PLAY
Client, Cloud, Network:
Building the Future of Computing Lifestyles Together
WAS HELD DECEMBER, 2022
@IFCSUMMIT,#IFCSUMMIT

ALSO INTRODUCED AT THE SUMMITThe Remote Work and Play Forum

The International Future Computing Summit

SEE THE SESSIONS

From client to cloud to the network between them, the International Future Computing Summit is the industry event that gathers market-leading innovators and influencers to discuss what’s next for users and the industry that supports them.

This year’s theme is Remote Work and Play, and the summit will focus on the industry’s future as well as its challenges and solutions for meeting the needs of employers, team leaders, and users wishing to engage and support this lifestyle.

Summit features include:

  • Industry-leading presentations
  • Discussion of latest products and technologies
  • Highlights of future trends

TOPICS & AGENDA

Topics and Agenda

  • Productive tools and technologies
  • Client, Cloud, Network perspectives
  • Effective leadership in the remote work era
LEARN MORE

SEE THE SPEAKERS!

International Future Computing Summit Speakers

  • Tools, technology, and service leaders
  • Computing lifestyle innovators
  • Analysts and consultants
SESSIONS ONLINE

PAST SUPPORTERS

Past supporters of the International Future Computing Summit

  • Technology and software innovators
  • Tools
  • Client, cloud, network
FORUM GATHERING Q1, 2023

ASSOCIATION NEWS

Intel Speaking at the International Future Computing Summit

By TIFCA News

Join the remote work and play industry and CORA (Create Once Reach All) ecosystem at the 2022 virtual International Future Computing Summit on December 6, 2022. FREE registration at http://www.ifcsummit.com. SPACE IS LIMITED.

When users participate in a conference call, stream a blockbuster Hollywood movie, or play their favorite AAA video games on thinly-powered devices, it can be easy to take for granted the underlying technologies that make a great experience. These applications can often depend on a careful mix of cloud, edge, and network technologies which contribute to the full user experience.

Sravanthi Kota Venkata is Director for the Network and Edge division at Intel where she drives their product strategy, planning and management for GPU, Media and AI.  With a cloud to client perspective, Sravanthi will share the trends driving the future of remote work and play, the challenges faced by current day systems, and how these can be overcome in the future. Read More

HP Anyware Sponsoring and Speaking at the International Future Computing Summit

By TIFCA News

Join the remote work and play industry and CORA (Create Once Reach All) ecosystem at the 2022 virtual International Future Computing Summit on December 6, 2022. FREE registration at http://www.ifcsummit.com. SPACE IS LIMITED.

We are excited to add Ziad Lammam, Head of Product for HP Anyware to “The Future of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure” panel. HP Anyware (previously Teradici CAS) provides secure remote access to digital workspaces, and Ziad is responsible for its product management, strategy, and planning. He has more than 20 years experience in the end-user computing industry, spanning desktop virtualization, remote workstations and cloud PCs. He’s passionate about creating unique and delightful customer experiences. Read More

Microsoft Windows 365 Speaking at the International Future Computing Summit

By TIFCA News

Join the remote work and play industry and CORA (Create Once Reach All) ecosystem at the 2022 virtual International Future Computing Summit on December 6, 2022. FREE registration at http://www.ifcsummit.com. SPACE IS LIMITED.

For employees and team members to be productive, they need access to the right tools and the computing resources to support them. This could be challenging for employers because hardware and software costs can be expensive, and it can be difficult for their IT departments to support a wide variety of client devices and configurations.

Christiaan Brinkhoff is the Principal Program Manager and Community Lead for the Windows 365 Cloud PC Engineering Team at Microsoft.  He will discuss how cloud services are contributing to remote work and play to answer these needs, and what the industry’s future could look like from a cloud services perspective. Read More

Microsoft Research and the Trusted Computing Group Speaking at the International Future Computing Summit

By TIFCA News

Join the remote work and play industry and CORA (Create Once Reach All) ecosystem at the 2022 virtual International Future Computing Summit on December 6, 2022. FREE registration at http://www.ifcsummit.com. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Security is core to the future of the remote work and play industry, and who better to discuss this than Dennis Mattoon, Principal Software Development Engineer at Microsoft Research and Co-Chair of the Marketing Work Group for the Trusted Computing Group!  Dennis will discuss how now more than ever, hardware-based security and industry standards are critical to ensuring a safe and secure remote work and play world. Read More

Nvidia GeForce NOW Speaking at the International Future Computing Summit

By TIFCA News

Join the remote work and play industry and CORA (Create Once Reach All) ecosystem at the 2022 virtual International Future Computing Summit on December 6, 2022. FREE registration at http://www.ifcsummit.com. SPACE IS LIMITED.

The summit is hosting a “What’s Next for Cloud Gaming and Streaming Entertainment” panel, and one of its leading experts is Phil Eisler, Vice-President and General Manager for Nvidia’s GeForce Now cloud gaming service.  Phil joined Nvidia in 2009 as the General Manager of 3D Vision stereoscopic gaming before moving to GeForce NOW in 2011. He worked for over 20 years in semiconductors, computer graphics, and the gaming industry at LSI Logic, ATI Technologies, and AMD before joining Nvidia. Read More

Lenovo Speaking at the International Future Computing Summit

By TIFCA News

Join the remote work and play industry and CORA (Create Once Reach All) ecosystem at the 2022 virtual International Future Computing Summit on December 6, 2022. FREE registration at http://www.ifcsummit.com. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Joining the summit’s “ROBO, The Client Device User Experience is a Priority” panel is none other than Nima Baiati, Executive Director and GM of Cybersecurity Solutions at Lenovo. Bringing a remote work and play security perspective to the discussion, Nima is the global executive leading Lenovo’s cybersecurity portfolio and solutions (i.e. ThinkShield). Prior to joining Lenovo, Nima led product management and corporate development for a leading security company where he successfully brought to market several new products to address below-OS level security. Nima also led the global go-to-market strategy organization for enterprise security at Symantec. Read More

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