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The EPHOS (European Procurement Handbook for Open Systems) handbook provides guidance for public procurers within the EU member states and at EU level in referencing European and international open systems standards. The handbook is produced in ten volumes which cover: document formats, electronic data interchange, virtual terminal, character sets and file transfer, access and management (FTAM), message handling services, local area networks (LANs), LAN/WAN interworking, cabling, OSI management and testing. A CD-ROM is also included which presents the EPHOS 1994 conference proceedings, a guide to the handbook glossary and a variety of technical topics.

Additional information

Authors: CEC, European Commission, Bruxelles (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: EN (1995) Vols. 1-10, CD-ROM
Availability: Available from the EPHOS Awareness Office, 54 rue d'Angoussart, 1301 Bierges (BE)
Record Number: 199530190 / Last updated on: 1995-09-27
Original language: en
Available languages: en