DMTF celebrates its 15th anniversary today. Established in the early 90’s and incorporated in 1995, DMTF has established itself as the industry organization leading the development, validation and promotion of systems management standards. The organization, which started with a small group of companies, is now comprised of more than 150 member companies, and more than 4,000 active participants spanning 43 countries.
DMTF’s CDM Forum, the DMTF group dedicated to uniting the computer industry on a single interoperable interface for all system diagnostics, has some exciting opportunities for companies interested in joining the forum. The CDM Forum is offering a limited-time, special dues promotion that expires December 31, 2010. There are also several activities and promotions that CDM Forum members can take advantage of at the upcoming Management Development Conference on November 15-19, 2010 in Santa Clara, Calif.
Seven new DMTF published documents were approved during the September 2010 DMTF board meeting.
The industry's only developer conference dedicated to standards based systems and network management technologies is just under two months away. The Sixth Annual Management Developers Conference (MDC) will be held at the Santa Clara Marriott in Santa Clara, California, November 15-18, 2010. Early bird pricing is available until September 30.
With over 17,000 attendees, this year’s VMworld was a great opportunity to promote DMTF and its ongoing initiatives. In addition to consistent booth traffic, DMTF was able to acquire more than 300 membership leads and speak with a number of companies interested in becoming involved in DMTF.
Come see DMTF (booth #1639) at this year’s VMworld 2010 in San Francisco, Calif. in the Moscone Center. VMworld 2010 is the only event that offers a full schedule of learning opportunities that will show you how to reduce IT complexity, and enable IT as a service through virtualization and cloud computing.
PORTLAND, Ore. – July 26, 2010 – Distributed Management Task Force, Inc. (DMTF), the organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on systems management standards development, validation, promotion and adoption, today announced the availability of two new documents produced by its Open Cloud Standards Incubator. The documents – “Use Cases and Interactions for Managing Clouds,” and “Architecture for Managing Clouds” – will form the foundation for DMTF’s ongoing cloud standards work. In addition, DMTF has also launched the Cloud Management Workgroup (CMWG), to develop cloud management standards based on the recommendations outlined in the Incubator documents.
DMTF recently released its CMDBf Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) White Paper.
The Board just finished the budget for FY2010 and is working to determine funding for Initiatives, which expand the reach of the organization in the areas members determine the most valuable.