Taking place November 26-30, 2017 in Tokyo, Japan, the 13th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM) is a selective single-track conference covering all aspects of the management of networks and services, pervasive systems, enterprises and cloud computing environments. The core track is accompanied by a series of workshops and poster sessions. CNSM welcomes authors to submit original contributions in the network and service management research area.
The DMTF Board of Directors has named Winston Bumpus a DMTF Fellow, the organization’s highest honor. Bumpus retired from VMware Inc. last month after a distinguished 47-year career in the technology industry, including two decades of service to the DMTF in a variety of leadership roles, including president and chair of the Board.
Did you know joining the DMTF’s Regional Chapter in China and/or our Regional Task Force in Japan is free to local employees of DMTF member companies? Participating is a unique opportunity to impact and guide the DMTF’s global standardization work in these regions.
Michael Du of Lenovo has been appointed to serve as the new DMTF Vice President of Regional Chapters. Du will play an important role in the organization as the DMTF continues its commitment to global standardization efforts, providing resources and information for users and developers worldwide.
Continuing its dedication to management interoperability, DMTF has just released version 2.0 of the Conformance Test Suite (CTS) for its Desktop and mobile Architecture for System Hardware (DASH) standard.
DMTF’s innovative Redfish standard continues its fast progression, thanks to the dedicated efforts of the Scalable Platforms Management Forum (SPMF). To date, Redfish has focused on defining a TCP/IP-based out-of-band interface between a client and a management controller.
DMTF will host its Alliance Partner Technical Symposium (APTS) from July 24-28 in Portland, Oregon. Hosted in partnership with longstanding alliance partner, Storage Network Industry Association (SNIA), the symposium includes meetings focused on technical topics and addresses the technical works of interest of DMTF’s alliance partners. Click here to register today!
The work of the DMTF is funded through membership dues that are among the most cost effective in the industry, and current member companies will receive renewal invoices in late February for the upcoming membership year (which runs April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018). Your company’s billing contact will receive the invoice.
The DMTF’s Common Information Model (CIM) standard is widely used to provide a common definition of management information for systems, networks, applications and services. The latest update, version 2.48, is now available and continues the DMTF’s commitment to releasing a new version of the CIM Schema every four months.