DMTF

Distributed Management Task Force, Inc.

DMTF enables more effective management of IT systems worldwide.

Recent News

News Story / Update
Jul
10
As the discussion and debate continues to heat up around the relevance of industry standards when faced with Open Source efforts, DMTF has been given the unique opportunity to participate in the Birds of a Feather (BoF) session titled, "Open Standards vs. Open Source" on Tuesday, July 22, at the Open Source Convention (OSCON). The event also happens to be in Portland, Ore. the same week as DMTF’s Alliance Partner Technical Symposium (APTS) and will be moderated by DMTF President Jeff Hilland.
News Story / Update
Jul
08
PORTLAND, Ore. – July 8, 2014 – DMTF, the organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on the development, validation and promotion of infrastructure management standards, today announced its Network Management Initiative (NETMAN), which will lead the industry toward the unification of network management across traditional, cloud and software defined data center (SDDC) environments. 
News Story / Update
Jun
26
PORTLAND, Ore. – June 26, 2014 – DMTF, the organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on the development, validation and promotion of infrastructure management standards, today announced that Emerson Network Power has been elected to the DMTF Board of Directors.
News Story / Update
Jun
24
PORTLAND, Ore. – June 24, 2014 – DMTF, the organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on the development, validation and promotion of infrastructure management standards, today announced release of its latest standard: the Cloud Auditing Data Federation (CADF) Data Format and Interface Definitions 1.0. More than a format, the CADF standard defines a full event model anyone can use to fill in the essential data needed to certify, self-manage and self-audit application security in cloud environments.
News Story / Update
Jun
19
Join us at 9:00 a.m. CDT Tuesday, June 24 in the DMTF Learning Center for the live presentation, "Establishing Trust in Clouds Using the Cloud Auditing Data Federation Specification" hosted by DMTF CADF Co-Chair Matt Rutkowski of IBM. Listen in and submit your questions live or access on-demand following the event along with all of DMTF's webinars on BrightTALK in our Leaning Center. 
News Story / Update
Jun
11
The June edition of the DMTF Newsletter is now live! Check out our latest news featuring a special note from our VP of Regional Chapters Yinghua Qin. Find this and all editions of our Newsletters in our archive . If you have not already, subscribe here to receive the bi-monthly DMTF Newsletter direct to your inbox!
News Story / Update
May
28
PORTLAND, Ore. – May 28, 2014 – DMTF, the organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on the development, validation and promotion of infrastructure management standards, today announced that Dell joins the DMTF Board of Directors.
News Story / Update
May
20
PORTLAND, Ore. – May 20, 2014 – DMTF, the organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on the development, validation and promotion of infrastructure management standards, today announced that its Virtualization Management (VMAN) Specification has been adopted by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) as ISO/IEC 19099. This designation will accelerate worldwide adoption as the DMTF continues its ongoing work toward interoperable IT management standards. 
News Story / Update
May
13
The DMTF – built on a foundation to promote technical standards – has been engaged in an ongoing effort to increase the adoption of existing standards and promote the publication of new standards to enable effective management of IT environments. To advance these efforts, the organization welcomes the development of new projects, which will now include software, in addition to the specification work that the DMTF is internationally known for. Participation in software projects within the DMTF is now available for member companies that sign and agree to the new Members’ Software Submission Agreement. This new benefit of membership will complement the development of standard specifications by allowing for submission of related software examples and other software tools. This agreement also allows for future opportunities for the DMTF to contribute to and collaborate with Open Source efforts. For more information, visit our Operating Policies page.
News Story / Update
Apr
30
Jeff Hilland, DMTF president, has been invited to chair and speak at the International Cloud Computing Standardization Forum as part of the China Cloud Computing Conference (CCCC) May 20-23 in Beijing. The Forum, hosted by the DMTF China Chapter, aims to introduce global cloud computing standardization achievements and future trends to the Chinese IT industry and its customers.

Upcoming Events

  • Aug 20 - Aug 22

    Join us in San Diego, CA, August 20-22, 2014, for the 23rd USENIX Security Symposium!
     

  • Sep 22 - Sep 24

    Forecast is the Open Data Center Alliance’s flagship conference created by enterprise IT executives for enterprise IT executives. With topics scoping the latest best practices and emerging challenges facing enterprise cloud deployments and top opportunities in business analytics, Forecast delivers a wealth of new content, unparalleled networking opportunities, and insight on deepening engagement with the ODCA under one roof.

    Join DMTF Chair of the Board Winston Bumpus at this informative event. DMTF members can register at a discounted rate of $99. Log in to the Members Area to access your discount code and registration information. 

Press/Analysts Contacts

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