Recent News

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

28 May 14

Dell Joins DMTF Board of Directors

PORTLAND, Ore. – May 28, 2014DMTF, the organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on the development, validation and promotion of infrastructure management standards, today announced that Dell joins the DMTF Board of Directors.

20 May 14

DMTF Announces Adoption of Virtualization Management Specification by ISO and IEC

PORTLAND, Ore. – May 20, 2014DMTF, the organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on the development, validation and promotion of infrastructure management standards, today announced that its Virtualization Management (VMAN) Specification has been adopted by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) as ISO/IEC 19099. This designation will accelerate worldwide adoption as the DMTF continues its ongoing work toward interoperable IT management standards. 

13 May 14

DMTF Now Enables Member Software Submissions

The DMTF – built on a foundation to promote technical standards – has been engaged in an ongoing effort to increase the adoption of existing standards and promote the publication of new standards to enable effective management of IT environments.

To advance these efforts, the organization welcomes the development of new projects, which will now include software, in addition to the specification work that the DMTF is internationally known for. Participation in software projects within the DMTF is now available for member companies that sign and agree to the new Members’ Software Submission Agreement.

This new benefit of membership will complement the development of standard specifications by allowing for submission of related software examples and other software tools. This agreement also allows for future opportunities for the DMTF to contribute to and collaborate with Open Source efforts.

For more information, visit our Operating Policies page.

30 Apr 14

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

Jeff Hilland, DMTF president, has been invited to chair and speak at the International Cloud Computing Standardization Forum as part of the China Cloud Computing Conference (CCCC) May 20-23 in Beijing.

The 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.

23 Apr 14

DMTF to Present at OpenStack Summit

Matt Rutkowski, DMTF Cloud Auditing Data Federation (CADF) co-chair and IBM Senior Engineer, will participate in the session titled, "An Overview of Cloud Auditing Support for OpenStack" at the OpenStack Summit. A key feature of any cloud infrastructure is to provide auditing capabilities for compliance with security, operational and business processes. The talk will provide an overview of the recent enhancements made in OpenStack projects to support API and security auditing using the DMTF CADF standard.

The OpenStack Summit will take place May 12-16 in Atlanta. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn how the DMTF’s CADF standard is supporting OpenStack projects! 

16 Apr 14

DMTF Welcomes New VP of Regional Chapters

Yinghua Qin has recently been appointed as the new DMTF Vice President of Regional Chapters. Qin is the senior manager of Research & Development (R&D) for the Dell Software Group, leading the Cloud Data Center domain product of the Dell R&D site in China.

Qin has 19 years working experience in the software industry. She has been leading the R&D development on web application, performance management, Foglight for Virtualization, and Application Performance Management solutions. Prior to Dell, she was the R&D manager of Hitachi and assistant development manager of the Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL).

Please join us as we welcome Qin into her new leadership role with the DMTF!

9 Apr 14

April DMTF Newsletter now available!

The April edition of the DMTF Newsletter is now live! Check out our latest news featuring a special note from our VP of Technology Hemal Shah. Find this and all editions of our Newsletters in our archive . If you have not already, subscribe here to receive the bi-monthly DMTF Newsletter direct to your inbox!

25 Mar 14

DMTF and China Cloud Computing Promotion and Policy Forum Announce Partnership to Promote Cloud Management Standards

DMTF, the organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on the development, validation and promotion of infrastructure management standards, today announced a partnership with China Cloud Computing Promotion and Policy Forum (3CPP).

DMTF and 3CPP plan to work together to promote the adoption of appropriate existing standards and support recognized bodies developing new standards relevant to cloud computing.

19 Mar 14

Call for Papers – DMTF SVM ’14 Brazil

The 8th International DMTF Academic Alliance Workshop on Systems and Virtualization Management: Standards and the Cloud will be held November 17 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The workshop is dedicated to academic research on standards and new technologies for systems and virtualization management.

The DMTF is now accepting papers for the event. Submissions on topics related to managing clouds, virtualization of distributed resources/services and work in management standardization are particularly encouraged. Click here for more information about topics and how to submit.

We look forward to your submissions and participation in this exciting and informative event!

14 Mar 14

Join DMTF and Thousands of IT Pros at Interop Las Vegas!

Will you be attending Interop Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, March 31 – April 4, where attendees will explore key IT topics including SDN, Internet of Things, cloud, mobility, security and more? Interop Las Vegas is the IT event of the year and DMTF will be there!