Recent News

Please Note: The DMTF group formerly known as the Scalable Platforms Management Forum (SPMF) has been renamed the Redfish Forum.

2 Jul 15

System Management Forum to Host Upcoming Plugfest

DMTF’s System Management Forum (SMF) is hosting the System Management Conformance Test Suite Plugfest during the Alliance Partner Technical Symposium (APTS) in Portland, Oregon on July 22.  Implementers of the Desktop and Mobile Architecture for System Hardware (DASH) and the Systems Management Architecture for Server Hardware (SMASH) are encouraged to attend as the day-long plugfest seeks feedback on the Work in Progress of the SMF Conformance Testing Suites, DASH CTS v2.0 and SMASH CTS v1.0, as well as the interoperability of tools and management consoles supporting DASH and SMASH.

1 Jul 15

Join Us for a Free Webinar, “Redfish Data Model Deep Dive”

Register now to join us on Wednesday, July 15, for the live webinar, “Redfish Data Model Deep Dive.” This technically oriented webinar will walk through the resources represented in the Redfish 1.0 data model.  Led by DMTF President Jeff Hilland, the session will use a mockup of Redfish JSON payloads to familiarize viewers with the base resource, major collections (Server, Chassis and Manager) and their components, as well as supporting services that are available through the interface.

30 Jun 15

Alliance Partner Technical Symposium Event Preview

DMTF’s Alliance Partner Technical Symposium (APTS) is less than a month away but there is still time to make plans to attend! Hosted in partnership with longstanding alliance partner, Storage Networking Industry Alliance (SNIA), the symposium runs from July 20-24 in Portland, Oregon and includes meetings focused on technical topics and the technical work of interest of each of DMTF’s alliance partners.

21 May 15

Common Diagnostic Model (CDM) Forum Releases White Paper

The DMTF’s Common Diagnostic Model (CDM) Forum recently published the updated white paper, “Common Information Model (CIM) Diagnostic Model.”  The paper describes the CDM schema as it appears in CIM 2.34 and in future development. It provides guidance, where appropriate, to client and provider implementers to reinforce the standardization goal.

20 May 15

Free Webinar, “Redfish Overview,” Now Available On-Demand

In case you missed it, the free webinar, “Redfish Overview,” is now available on-demand in the DMTF Learning Center. Led by DMTF’s SPMF Co-Chair, Jeff Autor, the webinar covers Redfish design tenets, protocol and payload, expected deliverables and timeframes. Find this and all of DMTF’s past live events directly on the DMTF BrightTALK channel. 

19 May 15

DMTF Announces Adoption of Cloud Management Standard by ISO and IEC

DMTF today announced that the organization’s Cloud Infrastructure Management Interface (CIMI) standard has been adopted and published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) as ISO/IEC 19831:2015. CIMI’s publication by ISO/IEC as an International standard for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) management is expected to accelerate worldwide adoption and interoperability, and is the latest DMTF standard to achieve this designation.

15 May 15

Free Webinar, “DMTF: Technology Overview,” Now Available On-Demand

In case you missed it, the free webinar, “DMTF: Technology Overview,” is now available on-demand in the DMTF Learning Center. Led by DMTF Senior VP of Technology, Hemal Shah, the webinar reviews DMTF standards and how they address management needs representing both software defined and traditional computing and networking environments. Find this and all of DMTF’s past live events directly on the DMTF BrightTALK channel. 

 

14 May 15

DMTF President to Host Forum at China Cloud Computing Conference (CCCC)

Jeff Hilland, DMTF president, will chair and speak at the International Cloud Computing Standardization Forum as part of the China Cloud Computing Conference (CCCC)  June 2-5 in Beijing. The International Cloud Computing Standardization 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.

 

13 May 15

Join Us for a Free Webinar, “Redfish Overview”

Register now to join us on Wednesday, May 20, for a live webinar, “Redfish Overview.” The DMTF’s Scalable Platforms Management Forum (SPMF) is working to create and publish an open industry standard specification called “Redfish” for simple, modern and secure systems management using RESTful methods and JSON formatting.  Join SPMF Co-Chair, Jeff Autor, to learn about Redfish design tenets, protocol and payload, expected deliverables and timeframes.

11 May 15

Lenovo Joins DMTF Board of Directors

The 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.

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