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The DMTF recently published the latest release of the Common Information Model (CIM) Schema, version 2.43.0. This widely used standard provides a common definition of management information for systems, networks, applications and services, and allows for extensions.

 

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DMTF announces the latest release of the premier standard for delivering management information via system firmware, System Management BIOS (SMBIOS) Reference Specification, Version 3, which extends support for 64-bit architecture systems. Since its release in 1995, the widely implemented SMBIOS standard has simplified the management of more than two billion client and server systems.

 

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SPMF

The DMTF recently released the Scalable Platforms Management Forum’s (SPMF’s) Scalable Platforms Management API (SPMA) Specification, Schema, and Mockup, version 0.94, as Works in Progress. In SPMA 0.94, industry feedback has been incorporated and previous versions of the standard have been converged for work going forward.

 

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DMTF membership renewals are due April 1, but you can renew today! Membership offers front-line access to DMTF standards and interoperability programs and the opportunity to participate in the process of defining standards and programs. The work of the DMTF is funded through membership dues that are among the most cost effective in the industry.

 

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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

Feb
25

The DMTF recently published the latest release of the Common Information Model (CIM) Schema, version 2.43.0. This widely used standard provides a common definition of management information for systems, networks, applications and services, and allows for extensions.

Feb
17

Enabling management of billions of systems since its introduction in 1995, DMTF's widely used SMBIOS standard continues to improve to meet modern needs

PORTLAND, Ore. – February 17, 2015DMTF today announced the latest release of the premier standard for delivering management information via system firmware, System Management BIOS (SMBIOS) Reference Specification, Version 3, which extends support for 64-bit architecture systems. Since its release in 1995, the widely implemented SMBIOS standard has simplified the management of more than two billion client and server systems. To download SMBIOS Version 3.0 click here.

 

Jan
29

The DMTF recently released the Scalable Platforms Management Forum’s (SPMF’s)  Scalable Platforms Management API (SPMA) Specification, Schema, and Mockup, version 0.94, as Works in Progress. In SPMA 0.94, industry feedback has been incorporated and previous versions of the standard have been converged for work going forward.

Jan
08

Mark it off the to-do-list! DMTF membership renewals are due April 1, but you can renew today! Click here to join or to renew your membership. Membership offers front-line access to DMTF standards and interoperability programs and the opportunity to participate in the process of defining standards and programs. The work of the DMTF is funded through membership dues that are among the most cost effective in the industry.

Dec
02

Each year, the DMTF Star Awards Program recognizes members who have demonstrated great value to the organization by dedicating their time and effort to advance DMTF standards and initiatives. The 2014 Star Awards recipients include Ghazanfar Ali (ZTE Corporation), Peter Wörndle (Ericsson AB), Peter Lamanna  (EMC) and Bhumip Khasnabish (ZTE Corporation).

Nov
18

DMTF has appointed Selva Subbiah to the role of DMTF Vice President of Finance. Selva is a Senior Manager of Software Engineering at Dell, responsible for managing a team of system management engineers and overseeing summer internship recruiting for the organization. As a 17-year veteran of the computer software industry, with a primary focus on systems management, he has held various leadership roles in startup, mid-size and large enterprise companies.

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