Recent News

5 Aug 13

Join Us At VMworld 2013

Registration is now open for VMworld 2013 in San Francisco, August 25-29. Please be sure to stop by DMTF booth #224 to learn about the latest developments, validation and promotion of infrastructure management standards.  VMworld attendees can take advantage of more than 350 in-depth sessions, 26 hands-on labs, 275 sponsors and exhibitors, and networking opportunities with industry experts and other IT professionals. Register now and transform your conventional IT remedies into seamless, agile solutions that dramatically simplify your operations.

30 Jul 13

DMTF and SNIA Successfully Demonstrate Interoperable Standards-Based Cloud Management

On July 24, 2013, at the Distributed Management Task Force’s (DMTF’s) co-located Alliance Partner Technical Symposium and Management Developers Conference events, DMTF and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) successfully demonstrated interoperable cloud management utilizing three existing cloud standards simultaneously. For the first time, the DMTF’s Cloud Infrastructure Management Interface (CIMI) and Open Virtual Format (OVF), an ISO standard, and SNIA’s Cloud Data Management Interface (CDMI), also an ISO standard, were shown in multi-vendor implementations. This was part of a series of Cloud Plugfests, the next of which will take place during Cloud Interoperability Week, being held September 16-20, 2013, in Madrid, Spain, and simultaneously in the U.S. in Santa Clara, Calif.

17 Jul 13

DMTF launches BrightTALK channel on website


The DMTF has launched their BrightTALK channel within the Learning Center at You can find all of DMTF's free webinars here and view them without leaving the site.

12 Jul 13

NetApp Joins DMTF OSDDC Incubator

NetApp, who holds positions on DMTF’s Governing Board, Marketing Committee and Technical Committee, announced that they have joined DMTF's newly-created Open Software Defined Data Center (OSDDC) Incubator group. Read more at

12 Jul 13

DMTF Japanese Website Updated

The DMTF Japan Marketing Subcommittee has updated the DMTF Japanese website with additional pages and two new translated documents, “Architecture for Managing Clouds” and “Cloud Infrastructure Management Interface (CIMI) Primer". Visit

13 Mar 13

Join DMTF at MMS 2013!

Don’t miss DMTF at the 2013 Microsoft Management Summit (MMS), April 8-12 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas.

14 Feb 13

BrightTALK Virtualization and Cloud Management Summit Materials Now Available

DMTF recently participated in two panels during BrightTALK’s Virtualization and Cloud Management Summit. View the materials now.

6 Feb 13

DMTF Releases Version Three of Common Information Model (CIM) Standard

DMTF recently released Version 3 of the Common Information Model (CIM) standard and the Managed Object Format (MOF) schema description language.

5 Feb 13

DMTF to Participate in Two Sessions in BrightTALK’s Upcoming Virtualization and Cloud Management Summit

Tune in live and join DMTF for two panels during BrightTALK’s Virtualization and Cloud Management Summit.

19 Dec 12

Another Amazing Year for DMTF in 2012

2012 was another amazing year for DMTF as we continue to gain recognition within the industry and across the globe for our ever-widening scope of standards.