American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
A non-government organisation founded in 1918 to propose, modify, approve and publish data processing standards in the United States. ANSI is the United States representative to the International Standards Organisation (ISO) in Paris and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
ANSI is responsible for the Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) and ATA-IDE standards amongst others.
Web address iswww.ansi.org