Recent News

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

2 Dec 14

DMTF Announces 2014 Star Award Recipients

Each year, the DMTF Star Awards Program recognizes members who have demonstrated great value to the organization by dedicating their time and effort to advance DMTF standards and initiatives. The 2014 Star Awards recipients include Ghazanfar Ali (ZTE Corporation), Peter Wörndle (Ericsson AB), Peter Lamanna  (EMC) and Bhumip Khasnabish (ZTE Corporation).

18 Nov 14

DMTF Announces New Vice President of Finance

DMTF has appointed Selva Subbiah to the role of DMTF Vice President of Finance. Selva is a Senior Manager of Software Engineering at Dell, responsible for managing a team of system management engineers and overseeing summer internship recruiting for the organization. As a 17-year veteran of the computer software industry, with a primary focus on systems management, he has held various leadership roles in startup, mid-size and large enterprise companies.

11 Nov 14

DMTF Announces Availability of Protection Profile 1.0

After many months of effort within the DMTF Virtualization Protection Profile (VPP) Incubator and submission to the National Information Assurance Partnership/Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme (NIAP/CCEVS) for consolidation, public review and comment, the Server Virtualization Protection Profile 1.0 is now available for download on the NIAP/CCEVS website. 

11 Nov 14

Webinar Now Available On-Demand - “The Present and Future of the Software Defined Data Center”

In case you missed today’s DMTF webinar, “The Present and Future of the Software Defined Data Center” featuring DMTF President Emeritus Winston Bumpus, visit the DMTF Learning Center to access the event at your convenience. View this webinar and our archive of BrightTALK events anytime on-demand.

4 Nov 14

Join us for a Live Webinar Discussing “The Present and Future of the Software Defined Data Center”

Mark your calendar to join DMTF President Emeritus Winston Bumpus Tuesday, November 11 at 12:00 p.m. PST, for a live webinar discussing “The Present and Future of the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC).” Pre-register and learn more about this upcoming event in the Learning Center

30 Oct 14

Scalable Platforms Management API Released for Public Comment

Less than a month after the formation of the DMTF’s Scalable Platforms Management Forum (SPMF), the organization is releasing four Work in Progress (WIP) deliverables from the Forum for public comment. Designed to help enable simple, modern and secure management of scale-out platform hardware, the Scalable Platforms Management API Specification, Schema, Mockup and White Paper are now available for download at

28 Oct 14

DMTF Publishes WS-Man (Web Services for Management) 1.2

The DMTF recently published the Web Services for Management (WS-Man) standard version 1.2. This release of the WS-Man standard clarifies support for the latest encryption protocols required by organizations and governmental agencies such as the National Institute of Standards and Technologies.

21 Oct 14

Member Discount Available for LISA14!

Planning to attend the 28th annual Large Installation System Administration Conference (LISA14) taking place November 9-14, 2014, in Seattle, Wash.? Look no further! A special registration discount offer, exclusively for DMTF members, is now available. Visit the Members Area on the DMTF website to learn more and receive your discount.

15 Oct 14

New DMTF Webinar Available On-demand!

In case you missed this week’s DMTF webinar"The State of Cloud Standards in 2014: Interoperability, Portability and Security" featuring DMTF President Emeritus Winston Bumpus, it's available on-demand in our Learning Center.

14 Oct 14

DMTF Developing Next Versions of SMASH and DASH Conformance Test Suites

The DMTF System Management Forum (SMF) is in the process of developing the next versions of the Conformance Test Suites (CTS) for DMTF’s Desktop and Mobile Architecture for System Hardware (DASH) and Systems Management Architecture for Server Hardware (SMASH) standards. DASH 1.0 CTS v2.0.0 and DASH 1.1 CTS v1.0.0 beta versions are currently available to SMF member companies.