Recent News

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

5 Mar 19

Learn How Redfish, PMCI, and SMBIOS Enable Interoperable Management

DMTF’s newest positioning paper – “End-to-End Interoperable Management: The Standards Requirement for Modern IT” – is now available. Detailing the organization’s uniquely holistic approach to the development of Redfish®, SMBIOS, and the suite of standards from DMTF's PMCI Working Group, this paper describes how these standards provide a powerful combination for interoperability – purpose-built for today’s complex IT environments. 

28 Feb 19

DMTF and The Open Group to Collaborate on Extensions to Redfish

DMTF and The Open Group are extending their long-standing alliance for standards-based IT management. The new effort will focus on utilizing DMTF’s Redfish® API for out-of-band management in the telemetry process automation space.

21 Feb 19

Early Registration is Now Open for APTS 2019

Mark your calendars for this year’s Alliance Partner Technical Symposium (APTS) July 22-26 in Portland, Oregon. Hosted in partnership with longstanding alliance partner, Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), the symposium includes face-to-face meetings focused on technical topics and addresses the technical works of interest to DMTF’s alliance partners. Click here for event information or to register today!

14 Feb 19

DMTF to Showcase Redfish at the OCP Global Summit

Continuing its commitment to industry outreach and education, DMTF will participate in the Open Compute Project (OCP) Global Summit, March 14-15, as an exhibitor along with presentations representing the Redfish® standard. 

As part of the EW: HW Management track, DMTF technical experts will speak on Friday, March 15:

31 Jan 19

DMTF Restructures CIM Activities Under New CIM Forum

DMTF is dedicated to continually evolving the organization’s structure to facilitate collaboration and interoperability across our standards. In an important change for 2019, the DMTF group formerly known as System Management (SM) Forum has become the CIM Forum. As part of this restructuring, all work on the Common Information Model has been consolidated under this single umbrella for increased efficiency. 

24 Jan 19

DMTF Releases Update to PLDM for Redfish Device Enablement Specification

DMTF has released a new version of its Platform Level Data Model (PLDM) for Redfish® Device Enablement Specification (RDE) as a Work In Progress. This standard enables a management controller to present Redfish-conformant management of I/O adapters in a server, without the need for code specific to each adapter family/vendor/model.

17 Jan 19

DMTF Shares New Architecture for PMCI Security

Continuing its aggressive development schedule, DMTF’s recently announced Platform Management Components Intercommunication (PMCI) Security Task Force has published architecture details for its forthcoming security specification.  

15 Jan 19

Redfish Update Adds Support for Certificate Management, Sensors

DMTF’s Redfish®, version 2018.3, is now available for public download, featuring 10 important new schemas and other significant updates. An API designed to deliver simple and secure management for hybrid IT and the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC), this release includes new versions of the Redfish schema and specification, as well as additional developer resources.

14 Jan 19

2018 Year-in-Review with DMTF President Jeff Hilland

Every year in our December issue, we take the opportunity to pause and reflect on the last twelve months. As we wrap up another highly productive year for DMTF, I’m happy to highlight the vast list of accomplishments the organization achieved in 2018:

Technical Milestones