This is one of those rare posts that’s just personal information, without redeeming matters of general interest at all: I am once again employed.
I’ve just started work as an Internet standards consultant for Huawei Technologies, a Chinese networking and software company. Huawei are very serious about participating in the development of Internet and industry standards. I’ll be representing them in my work in the IETF and other standards groups, and it was for them that I went to the OMA meeting last week. I’m working with their software research group,
It’s the part of my job that my previous employer had been backing away from for some time, and it’s particularly gratifying to see a company that’s increasing its emphasis on it — gratifying because I think it’s important to the Internet and the computing industry as a whole, as well as being a good investment for the company.
Huawei thinks so too. This is from the Technology page of their web site:
Huawei understands the significance of standards in the technology industry, thus we participate in various standards and specifications groups. Through active participation in these groups, Huawei has been making continuous contribution to the telecoms industry. We are committed to realizing the vision of network convergence, where communications and networking services are genuinely merged together.
I’m looking forward to the work and the collaboration.