Lenovo Joins DMTF Board of Directors
PORTLAND, Ore. – May 12, 2015 – Distributed Management Task Force, Inc. (DMTF) today announced that Lenovo has been elected to the DMTF Board of Directors. An active DMTF member for the past decade, Lenovo product offerings include a wide range of devices, many of which utilize DMTF standards to provide interoperable management interfaces.
Lenovo is a $39 billion global Fortune 500 company and leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial, and enterprise technology. The company joins 13 other technology companies from around the globe on the DMTF Board, including: Broadcom Corporation; CA Technologies; Cisco; Dell; Emerson Network Power; Hitachi, Ltd.; HP; Intel Corporation; Microsoft Corporation; NetApp; Software AG; Telecom Italia and VMware, Inc.
”Customers have clearly stated that one of their top priorities in managing services and systems is to simplify foundational infrastructure tasks,” said Gregory Pruett, executive distinguished engineer and chief system software architect, Lenovo Enterprise Business Group. “We’ve provided leadership in defining standards for platform-level data models and functions through our long-standing participation in DMTF’s Platform Management Components Intercommunications (PMCI) working group. We’re pleased to join the DMTF Board to further accelerate open industry standards designed to help customers modernize, simplify, and integrate platform management into their environment.”
“DMTF is pleased to welcome Lenovo to its Board of Directors,” said Jon Hass, chair of the board, DMTF. “The company’s participation will be an asset to our organization, and their commitment to furthering DMTF standards makes them an ideal board member. We look forward to their support and perspective as part of our leadership.”
Detailed information on all of DMTF standards can be found at www.dmtf.org/standards. Those interested in supporting and joining DMTF’s efforts to identify and create standards can learn more at www.dmtf.org/join.
The DMTF is an industry standards organization working to simplify the manageability of network-accessible technologies through open and collaborative efforts by leading technology companies. DMTF creates and drives the international adoption of interoperable management standards, supporting implementations that enable the management of diverse traditional and emerging technologies including cloud, virtualization, network and infrastructure. The organization spans the globe with member companies and alliance partners from varied industry sectors, led by a board of directors from Broadcom Corporation; CA Technologies; Cisco; Dell; Emerson Network Power; Hitachi, Ltd.; HP; Intel Corporation; Lenovo; Microsoft Corporation; NetApp; Software AG; Telecom Italia and VMware, Inc. Information about the DMTF’s leadership, technologies and how to participate can be found at www.dmtf.org.