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13. Understanding the ENX terminology: Vocabulary and Definitions

13.1. What is the "ENX Association"?
13.2. What is the "ENX-Registration"?
13.3. What is the "Certification"?
13.4. What is a "Certified Service Provider (CSP)"?
13.5. Which service providers are currently certified?
13.6. What is meant by the term "multi-provider" in reference to the ENX network?
13.7. Which ENX business centers exist?
13.8. Who is the "VDA"?
13.9. Who is "ANFAC"?
13.9. Who is "GALIA"?
13.11. What is an "ENX business center (BC)"?

 

13.1. What is the "ENX Association"?

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See FAQ 1.1. What is ENX?

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13.2. What is the "ENX-Registration"?

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Your first step on your way to get connected to the ENX network is to register at the "ENX Association".
See FAQ 5.2. Why do I have to register for the ENX network?
and FAQ 5.3. Where do I have to register for the ENX network?

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13.3. What is the "Certification"?

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"Certification" is the processes how ENX Association determines whether a telecommunications network provider fulfils the ENX standards "ENX Certification and Operation Requirements" (ENX CORE).

Since the ENX network offers a list of special security features and service levels only those providers which are certified by the ENX Association are allowed to offer ENX accesses.

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13.4. What is a "Certified Service Provider (CSP)"?

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A telecommunications network provider, which was certified by ENX Association according to the ENX standard and its "ENX Certification and Operation REquirements (ENX CORE).

Since the ENX network offers a list of special security features and service levels only those providers which are certified by the ENX Association are allowed to offer ENX accesses.

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13.5. Which service providers are currently certified?

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The following Certified Service Providers (ENX-CSPs) are entitled to offer ENX accesses:

- ANX eBusiness
- Business Communication Company
- KPN (BT Alliance)
- Open Systems
- Orange
- T-Systems
- Türk Telekom
- Verizon Business

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13.6. What is meant by the term "multi-provider" in reference to the ENX network?

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The ENX network is a multi-provider network because more than one provider (actually the "certified service providers") offers ENX accesses.

Once you are a registered ENX user and received your "ENX registration number" you can solicit offers for an ENX access from all certified service providers offering ENX accesses in your country.

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13.7. Which ENX business centers exist?

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In France, Spain and Sweden the ENX Association is represented concerning the registration of users by industry-related associations. Applications for an "ENX registration number" in these countries are handled by the respective association instead of the ENX Association.

In France, ENX is represented by GALIA (automotive industry) and DGA (defense industry), in Spain by ANFAC, in Sweden by Odette Sweden.

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13.8. Who is the "VDA"?

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"VDA" is the abbreviation of "Verband der Automobilindustrie e.V.".
The VDA is one of the initiators of the network and one of the founding members of the ENX Association.

Until the central ENX registration process was established in 2002, the VDA was responsible for the registration of ENX users in Germany ("VDA Registrierungsnummer").

See FAQ 5.13. Do I still need the "VDA-Registrierungsnummer"?

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13.9. Who is "ANFAC"?

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ANFAC is the abbreviation of "Asociación Española de Fabricantes de Automóviles y Camiones". This association is one of the founder members of the ENX Association. ANFAC also acts as ENX business center and is responsible for the registration of ENX users in Spain.

See:
FAQ 13.11. What is an "ENX business center (BC)"?
FAQ 13.7. Which ENX business centers exist?

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13.9. Who is "GALIA"?

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"GALIA" is the abbreviation of "Groupement pour l'amêlioration des liaisons dans l'industrie automobile".

The association is one of the founding members and it is responsible for the registration of ENX users in the French Automotive Industry.

GALIA also runs the French ENX User Group and acts as ENX Business Center.

GALIA Managing Director Patrick Reilhac is the Vice-President of ENX Association.

See:
FAQ 13.11. What is an "ENX business center (BC)"?
FAQ 13.7. Which ENX business centers exist?

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13.11. What is an "ENX business center (BC)"?

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In France, Spain and Sweden the ENX Association is represented by industry-related associations. Applications for an "ENX registration number" in these countries are handled by the respective association instead of the ENX Association. The registration process, however, is always the same and starts with the ENX registration.

See FAQ 13.7. Which ENX business centers exist?

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