OCTO White Papers

  • May, 2021: A Holistic Approach to COVID-19 Tracing and Vaccine Impact Using Distributed Ledgers, Edge Computing & 5G. This paper looks at how emerging technologies — such as distributed ledgers, edge computing, and 5G — can come together to provide viable solutions. It includes a detailed example of tracing airline travelers within a country and across the world and tracing shop visitors, especially those who were tested COVID-19 positive or those who may have been exposed to COVID-19.
  • April, 2021: Ransomware: Defense in Depth with VMware. Cyberattacks increased significantly in 2020, and ransomware is one of the most recurring and devastating attacks. In this white paper, VMware documents solutions by incorporating the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) controls specific to protect, detect, and respond functions contained in the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.
  • April, 2021The Role of Cloud Computing and Data Centres in Achieving Power Sector Emissions Reductions in Europe. Aurora Energy Research white paper, sponsored by VMware. This report demonstrates how VMware’s transformative software can enable partners to reduce their carbon emissions and intends to make recommendations to policymakers on how they can incentivize sustainable digital transformations as they work towards climate change and green-policy goals.