Working Groups and Committees
The DMTF's Technical Committee oversees the operations of the DMTF's working groups. All groups are comprised of DMTF members with specific areas of expertise helping to develop the various standards, specifications, and other documents in support of managing enterprise and Internet environments.
DMTF working groups are established and dissolved on an as-needed basis. Participation is open to all DMTF members except for Monitoring-level members. If you are a DMTF member and would like to join a working group, please go to the working group Web page and click the "Join This Group" link near the top of the page. Or, you can contact the chair of the specific group in which you are interested. If you are not a DMTF member and would like to become one, just visit the Join Us area of the Web site.
The Technical Committee develops standards and initiatives for the DMTF. The Technical Committee oversees the following Working Groups, Forums, and Incubators:
|System Management Forum (SMF)||Open Software Defined Data Center Incubator (OSDDC)|
|Scalable Platforms Management Forum (SPMF)|
|Virtualization and Cloud Management Forum (VCMF)|
Alliance Task Force
The Alliance Task Force is responsible for forming and maintaining formal liaison relationships with other standards organizations as well as Academic Alliance members. The Alliance Task Force works with Alliance Partners to host the annual Alliance Partner Technical Symposium (APTS), as well as Academic Alliance members to sponsor the annual Academic Alliance Workshop, known as SVM.
Marketing Task Force
The Marketing Task Force communicates with the industry, the public, and members about the activities of the organization.
Process Task Force
The Process Task Force enhances the DMTF's ability to promote Management Interoperability by responding to and seeking out areas of improvement in internal DMTF Processes in collaboration with other relevant committees and the DMTF Board. The task force also manages the Standards Incubation efforts.
- Process Task Force (Members Only)
Regional Chapter Task Force
The Regional Chapter Task Force oversight responsibility for the development of all DMTF Regional Chapter specifications, white papers, revisions and any other work that describes the operational or management aspects of forming and managing Regional Chapters of the DMTF.