Recent News

1 Oct 10

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.

29 Sep 10

New Documents Available for DMTF Members

Seven new DMTF published documents were approved during the September 2010 DMTF board meeting.

17 Sep 10

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.

9 Sep 10

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.

24 Aug 10

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.

27 Jul 10

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.

23 May 10

Common Information Model (CIM) Schema: Version 2.25.0 Released

A 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.
23 May 10

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.