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The DMTF’s new Scalable Platforms Management Forum (SPMF) is working on an open industry standard specification and schema that will enable simple, modern and secure management of scale-out platform hardware for cloud and web-based infrastructures.

View the full announcement, to see the broad industry support for DMTF’s SPMF!

 

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BrightTalk

Visit DMTF’s Learning Center to access on-demand viewing of our recent live webinar "The State of Cloud Standards in 2014: Interoperability, Portability and Security." The event featured DMTF President Emeritus Winston Bumpus.

On-demand access to our complete library of DMTF webinars is available anytime in the Learning Center.

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Cloud Japan

29 October 2014 - 31 October 2014
Tokyo, Japan

The DMTF is proud to be an official endorser of the 5th Cloud Computing Expo in Japan – CLOUD JAPAN. Matsuki Yoshino and Yasuhide Matsumoto of the Japan Subcommittee will present on standardization activities around cloud computing.

CLOUD JAPAN is held concurrently with Japan IT Week Autumn, the country’s largest IT show featuring the latest IT technologies and solutions. Learn more on our events page.

 

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Cloud Management

DMTF's Cloud Management Working Group has developed the Cloud Infrastructure Management Interface (CIMI) specification to help improve cloud management interoperability.  

Conformance Programs

DMTF conformance programs allow vendors to test products for conformance to DMTF specifications. Both DASH and CDM conformance programs are currently available. Conformant products are listed in the DMTF Certification Registry.

DMTF News & Updates

Oct
21

Planning to attend the 28th annual Large Installation System Administration Conference (LISA14) taking place November 9-14, 2014, in Seattle, Wash.? Look no further! A special registration discount offer, exclusively for DMTF members, is now available. Visit the Members Area on the DMTF website to learn more and receive your discount.

Oct
15

In case you missed this week’s DMTF webinar"The State of Cloud Standards in 2014: Interoperability, Portability and Security" featuring DMTF President Emeritus Winston Bumpus, it's available on-demand in our Learning Center.

Oct
14

The DMTF System Management Forum (SMF) is in the process of developing the next versions of the Conformance Test Suites (CTS) for DMTF’s Desktop and Mobile Architecture for System Hardware (DASH) and Systems Management Architecture for Server Hardware (SMASH) standards. DASH 1.0 CTS v2.0.0 and DASH 1.1 CTS v1.0.0 beta versions are currently available to SMF member companies.

Oct
07

Group developing standard specification to enable simple, modern and secure management of scale-out platform hardware for cloud and web-based infrastructures

PORTLAND, Ore. – October 7, 2014DMTF, an industry standards organization working to simplify the manageability of network-accessible technologies through open and collaborative efforts by leading technology companies, today announced the formation of its new Scalable Platforms Management Forum (SPMF). SPMF will create and publish an open industry standard specification and schema that meets the expectations of end users for simple, modern and secure management of scalable platform hardware.

Oct
06

As an official endorser of the Cloud Computing Expo in Japan – CLOUD JAPAN, the DMTF Japan Subcommittee will participate in the event’s exhibition. A Subcommittee representative will present on standardization activities around cloud computing. This marquee event is touted as the country’s largest gathering of cloud computing products and services and is focused on the entire cloud computing industry including software, solutions, applications and hardware.

Oct
01

Mark your calendar to join DMTF President Emeritus Winston Bumpus Wednesday, October 15 at 9:00 a.m. PT, for the live webinar “The State of Cloud Standards in 2014: Interoperability, Portability and Security.” Pre-register and learn about this upcoming event in the Learning Center.

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