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Less than a month after the formation of the DMTF’s Scalable Platforms Management Forum (SPMF), the organization is releasing four Work in Progress (WIP) deliverables from the Forum for public comment. Designed to help enable simple, modern and secure management of scale-out platform hardware, the Scalable Platforms Management API Specification, Schema, Mockup and White Paper are now available for download at http://dmtf.org/join/spmf.

 

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The DMTF recently published the Web Services for Management (WS-Man) standard version 1.2. This release of the WS-Man standard clarifies support for the latest encryption protocols required by organizations and governmental agencies such as the National Institute of Standards and Technologies.

 

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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
30

Less than a month after the formation of the DMTF’s Scalable Platforms Management Forum (SPMF), the organization is releasing four Work in Progress (WIP) deliverables from the Forum for public comment. Designed to help enable simple, modern and secure management of scale-out platform hardware, the Scalable Platforms Management API Specification, Schema, Mockup and White Paper are now available for download at http://dmtf.org/join/spmf.

Oct
28

The DMTF recently published the Web Services for Management (WS-Man) standard version 1.2. This release of the WS-Man standard clarifies support for the latest encryption protocols required by organizations and governmental agencies such as the National Institute of Standards and Technologies.

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.

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