CIMI Work-in-Progress Specifications Now Available for Public Comment

The Cloud Infrastructure Management Interface (CIMI) work-in-progress specifications are now available for public review and comment at All DMTF members are encouraged to review the specifications and provide feedback through the DMTF Feedback Portal at

DMTF Gains International Recognition with Two ISO/IEC Standards

Portland, Ore. – August 30, 2011 – The Distributed Management Task Force, Inc. (DMTF®), the organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on systems management standards development, validation, promotion and adoption, today announced that its Open Virtualization Format (OVF) and Server Management Command Line Protocol (SM CLP) specifications have been adopted as International Standards by the Joint Technical Committee 1 (JTC 1) of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). These standards are the first DMTF specifications to be published internationally, marking a substantial achievement for the organization.

BrightTALK Virtualization Summit


Join DMTF President Winston Bumpus as he leads an interactive roundtable discussion on the pressing topic of "Interoperability Challenges for Virtualization Management".


Storage Developers Conference 2011

SDC will be held from September 19 – 22, 2011, in Santa Clara, CA. Co-located with the CIFS SMB/SMB2 Plugfest, SDC brings together the most prominent developers, technical professionals, and engineers from the worldwide storage community. It is an event created by developers for developers.