Message from the President: DMTF Celebrates 15 Years of Driving Industry Standards
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.
Special CDM Forum Dues Promotion
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.
New Documents Available for DMTF Members
Seven new DMTF published documents were approved during the September 2010 DMTF board meeting.
Register Now for the 6th Annual Management Developers Conference
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.
DMTF’s OVF Standard a Hot Topic at VMworld 2010
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.
Join DMTF at VMworld 2010 in San Francisco, Calif.
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.
DMTF Releases New Open Cloud Standards Incubator Documents; Announces Workgroup Formation
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 CMDB Federation White Paper Now Available
DMTF recently released its CMDBf Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) White Paper.
Common Information Model (CIM) Schema: Version 2.25.0 ReleasedA number of enhancements and additions are introduced throughout the Schema, including ongoing improvements to support product and alliance partners and to support DMTF Profiles and Management Initiatives. Examples include updates to BIOS, printers, standard messages, operating system state, modern power management paradigms, virtualization and security.
Message from the Chairman: The DMTF Board of Directors - Keeping Pace with the Industry
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.