On August 28, the DMTF Board of Directors approved and enacted a structural reorganization, seeking to improve organizational agility and efficiency. The Board’s resolution was effective immediately. The structure and mission of the DMTF remains the same, with changes primarily benefiting work group and committee reporting structures.
The DMTF’s new Scalable Platforms Management Forum (SPMF) is working on an open industry standard specification and schema that will enable simple, modern and secure management of scale-out platform hardware for cloud and web-based infrastructures.
DMTF Alliance Partner, The Green Grid Association, is offering DMTF members discounted registration to its upcoming event, The Green Grid Forum 2014. Register today and receive a 10% discount off the standard registration fee. Forum attendees will get an inside view of the newest tools and best practices that are shaping the way companies think about their IT initiatives, while learning about different solutions that achieve energy efficiency and sustainability across the entire business-computing ecosystem.
DMTF members can take advantage of the discount offer by logging in to the Members Area of the DMTF website to access the event registration code.
Join DMTF President Emeritus Winston Bumpus at Forecast 2014 – the Open Data Center Alliance’s (ODCA) flagship conference – created by enterprise IT executives for enterprise IT executives – September 22-24, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. The ODCA, a DMTF Alliance Partner, is extending a discounted invitation for DMTF members for only $99, up to a $400 savings. Log in to the Members Area to access your discount code and registration information.
In case you missed this week’s DMTF webinars, “DMTF Network Management Initiative - NETMAN” and “The Benefits of DMTF Membership,” visit the DMTF Learning Center for on-demand access to our complete library of DMTF webinars.
Mark your calendar for TWO new DMTF webinars next week. Participate in a live Q&A to learn more about the organization’s newest initiative, NETMAN, and join us for a special webinar spotlighting the benefits of DMTF membership. Pre-register for these events in the Learning Center.
At the July meeting in Portland, Ore., the DMTF Board appointed new officers to lead the organization as they continue to create and drive the international adoption of interoperable management standards. Please join us as we welcome the new representatives to their positions as of August 1.
As the discussion and debate continues to heat up around the relevance of industry standards when faced with Open Source efforts, DMTF has been given the unique opportunity to participate in the Birds of a Feather (BoF) session titled, "Open Standards vs. Open Source" on Tuesday, July 22, at the Open Source Convention (OSCON). The event also happens to be in Portland, Ore. the same week as DMTF’s Alliance Partner Technical Symposium (APTS) and will be moderated by DMTF President Jeff Hilland.
DMTF Launches Network Management Initiative to Address Today’s Complex Data Center and Network Environments
PORTLAND, Ore. – July 8, 2014 – DMTF, the organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on the development, validation and promotion of infrastructure management standards, today announced its Network Management Initiative (NETMAN), which will lead the industry toward the unification of network management across traditional, cloud and software defined data center (SDDC) environments.
PORTLAND, Ore. – June 26, 2014 – DMTF, the organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on the development, validation and promotion of infrastructure management standards, today announced that Emerson Network Power has been elected to the DMTF Board of Directors.