Ballot Details: Approve submitting KMIP Specification V1.3 CS01 and/or KMIP Profiles V1.3 CS01 as a Candidate OASIS Standards (CLOSED)

Ballot Question Do you approve submitting one or both of the Committee Specifications listed below to the OASIS membership for consideration as a Candidate OASIS Standard?
Ballot Description This ballot asks if you approve submitting Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 CS01 and Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 CS01 to the members of OASIS as Candidate OASIS Standards (COS). Please cast one vote for each Committee Specification below. Your choices for each are Yes (approve), No (disapprove) or Abstain.

Approving these specifications will result in a 60-day public review for each after which, if no comments are received, the COSs will be submitted to a membership-wide ballot. If comments are received, the TC will be asked to vote by Special Majority Ballot on whether to continue to the membership vote. This is explained in TC Process section 3.4.2, Public Review of a Candidate OASIS Standard [5].

This ballot requires a Special Majority Vote [6]. The TC roster currently lists 27 voting members. In order to pass, at least 18 (2/3 x 27) members have to vote Yes and no more than 6 (1/4 x 27) members may vote No.


Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 [1] was approved as a Committee Specification on 28 July 2016. The TC has received 3 Statements of Use from P6R Inc., Cryptsoft Pty Ltd, and Fornetix [2].

Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 [3] was approved as a Committee Specification on 28 July 2016. The TC has received 3 Statements of Use from P6R Inc., Cryptsoft Pty Ltd, and Fornetix [4].


[1] URI to KMIP Specification v1.3 CS01: http://docs.oasis-open.org/kmip/spec/v1.3/kmip-spec-v1.3.html

[2] Links to Statements of Use

- P6R Inc. - https://www.oasis-open.org/apps/org/workgroup/kmip/download.php/58654/latest/KMIP-SOU-P6R-4-AUG-2016.pdf
- Cryptsoft Pty Ltd - https://www.oasis-open.org/apps/org/workgroup/kmip/download.php/58650/latest/KMIP-SOU-Cryptsoft-29-Jul-2016.pdf
- Fornetix - https://www.oasis-open.org/apps/org/workgroup/kmip/download.php/58651/latest/Fornetix%20KMIP%201.3%20Statement%20of%20Use.pdf`

[3] URI to KMIP Profiles v1.3 CS01: http://docs.oasis-open.org/kmip/profiles/v1.3/cs01/kmip-profiles-v1.3-cs01.html

[4] Links to Statements of Use

- P6R Inc. - https://www.oasis-open.org/apps/org/workgroup/kmip/download.php/58654/latest/KMIP-SOU-P6R-4-AUG-2016.pdf
- Cryptsoft Pty Ltd - https://www.oasis-open.org/apps/org/workgroup/kmip/download.php/58650/latest/KMIP-SOU-Cryptsoft-29-Jul-2016.pdf
- Fornetix - https://www.oasis-open.org/apps/org/workgroup/kmip/download.php/58651/latest/Fornetix%20KMIP%201.3%20Statement%20of%20Use.pdf`

[5] http://www.oasis-open.org/policies-guidelines/tc-process#OASISstandar

[6] Special Majority Vote: http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/process-2010-07-28.php#dSpecialMajority
Ballot Options
VOTING CLOSED: Wednesday, 21 September 2016 @ 11:59 pm UTC
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes 22 50
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - No 0 0
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Abstain 0 0
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 22 50
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - No 0 0
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Abstain 0 0
Open Date Thursday, 15 September 2016 @ 12:00 am UTC
Close Date Wednesday, 21 September 2016 @ 11:59 pm UTC
Ballot Type Official, as defined by organization policies and procedures

Voting Statistics

Number of votes cast (excluding abstentions) 22
Eligible members who have voted 22 of 27 81.481%
Eligible members who have not voted 5 of 27 18.519%

Voting Summary by Option

Options with highest number of votes are bold
Option # Votes % of Total
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes 22 50%
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - No 0 0%
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Abstain 0 0%
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 22 50%
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - No 0 0%
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Abstain 0 0%

Voting Details

Voter Name Company Vote * Time (UTC) Comments
* Berglas, Anthony Cryptsoft Pty Ltd. Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-15 02:09:00
* Brand, Joseph Semper Fortis Solutions Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-20 21:16:00
* Chevalier, Tim NetApp Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-15 20:09:00
* Corlett, Justin Cryptsoft Pty Ltd. Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-16 01:17:00
* Cox, Tony Cryptsoft Pty Ltd. Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-15 00:33:00
* Fitzgerald, Indra Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-15 04:10:00
* Furlong, Judith EMC Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-15 13:33:00
* Gleeson, Susan Oracle Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-19 13:03:00
* Hillier, Christopher Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-15 19:07:00
* Hudson, Tim Cryptsoft Pty Ltd. Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-15 20:16:00
* Joseph, Mark P6R, Inc Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-15 20:50:00
* Kriese, Kathy Symantec Corp. Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-15 13:47:00
* Lockhart, Hal Oracle Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-15 00:35:00
* Phillips, Michael Dell Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-20 15:29:00
* Rich, Bruce Cryptsoft Pty Ltd. Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-15 02:19:00
* Saha, Saikat Oracle Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-15 01:23:00
* Scott, Greg Cryptsoft Pty Ltd. Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-15 00:43:00
* Siravara, Radhika Oracle Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-15 20:08:00
* Stueve, Gerald Fornetix Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-15 14:15:00
* Turajski, Nathan Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-15 02:36:00
* Wierenga, Steve Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-15 00:16:00
* Zhu, Joshua Vormetric, Inc. Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.3 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.3 - Yes 2016-09-20 15:47:00
* Driver, Kevin IBM --
* Leiseboer, John QuintessenceLabs Pty Ltd. --
* Lockhart, Robert Thales e-Security --
* Skiscim, Chris Semper Fortis Solutions --
* White, Charles Fornetix --