Call for Papers

The DMTF announces the eighth workshop for academic research on the management of platforms, systems and datacenters, covering standards and new technologies. The Datacenter and Cloud Management 2015 workshop (DCM 2015) is hosted to showcase the DMTF's alliances with the academic community.

Submittals are encouraged from on-going research, completed research, and implementation experiences in the following areas and covering use cases, solution architecture and interfaces:

  • Cloud
    • Management of Compute and Storage Clouds
    • Managing service catalogs and selecting service templates
    • Managing SaaS, IaaS and PaaS
    • Orchestrating the cloud
    • Open source management (e.g. OpenStack)
  • Datacenter
    • Software Defined Networking, Storage and Compute
    • Software Defined Datacenter
    • NFV – network function virtualization
    • System virtualization
    • Managing network services and fabric topologies
    • Managing the datacenter facility
  • System Management
    • Managing compute, storage and network platforms
    • Managing desktop platforms and mobile devices
    • Managing the Internet of Things (IoT)
    • Telemetry, control and autonomics for management
    • Fault management and diagnostics
  • Protocols and Models
    • Managing with RESTful protocols
    • Managing with web-service protocols
    • Information models

Download a .pdf version of our Call for Papers.


Authors are requested to submit either long or short papers via the conference submission software:

  • Long papers presenting research results (up to 8 pages in IEEE 2-column format, excluding references)
  • Short papers describing research work-in-progress or position statements (up to 4 pages in IEEE 2-column format, excluding references)


Submitted papers will be rigorously reviewed by the technical program committee members and the reviewers they invite. After the notification the authors of accepted papers will be asked to follow a particular typesetting format to prepare their papers for publication. Accepted papers will be published in IEEE Xplore proceedings.