DMTF Releases CIM 2.51

The DMTF recently published the latest release of the Common Information Model (CIM) Schema, version 2.51. The fifty-first update since the launch of 2.0, this widely used standard provides a common definition of management information for systems, networks, applications and services. CIM 2.51 adds support for current technologies, including persistent memory, as well as the latest networking interfaces, processors and more.

 

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DMTF’s DASH Conformance Test Suite Continues Momentum

DMTF’s Desktop and mobile Architecture for System Hardware (DASH) standard is a suite of specifications that takes full advantage of the organization’s Web Services for Management (WS-Management) specification – delivering standards-based web services management for desktop and mobile client systems. The DMTF continues its ongoing dedication to management interoperability with the DASH Conformance Test Suite (CTS), which covers all versions of the DASH standard. Companies self-test their implementations and, once validated, participants can have their submission information listed in the DMTF registry.

 

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June 2018 DMTF Newsletter Now Available!

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DMTF Releases SMBIOS 3.2

The DMTF has released Version 3.2 of the System Management BIOS (SMBIOS) Reference Specification, the premier standard for delivering management information via system firmware. Since its first release in 1995, the widely implemented SMBIOS standard has simplified the management of more than two billion client and server systems. SMBIOS, along with PMCI and Redfish®, is part of the ongoing hard work and close collaboration between DMTF Working Groups to seamlessly address both internal- and external-facing interfaces and protocols for system management.

 

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New Redfish Schema, Specification and Developer Resources Now Available

With the aggressive development of its Redfish® standard, DMTF continues to address customer use cases and technology in converged IT infrastructure management. An API designed to deliver simple and secure management for hybrid IT and the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC), new versions of the Redfish schema and specification, as well as additional developer resources, are now available.

 

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

18 Jun 18

The DMTF recently published the latest release of the Common Information Model (CIM) Schema, version 2.51. The fifty-first update to the Common Information Model (CIM) since the launch of 2.0, this widely used standard provides a common definition of management information for systems, networks, applications and services. 

12 Jun 18

DMTF’s Desktop and mobile Architecture for System Hardware (DASH) standard is a suite of specifications that takes full advantage of the organization’s Web Services for Management (WS-Management) specification – delivering standards-based web services management for desktop and mobile client systems.

31 May 18

The DMTF has released Version 3.2 of the System Management BIOS (SMBIOS) Reference Specification, the premier standard for delivering management information via system firmware. Since its first release in 1995, the widely implemented SMBIOS standard has simplified the management of more than two billion client and server systems. 

23 May 18

With the aggressive development of its Redfish® standard, DMTF continues to address customer use cases and technology in converged IT infrastructure management. An API designed to deliver simple and secure management for hybrid IT and the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC), new versions of the Redfish schema and specification, as well as additional developer resources, are now available. 

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16 May 18

As part of its global standardization work, the DMTF provides resources and information for users and developers worldwide. Recently the organization, along with its Regional Task Force in Japan, participated in the 27th annual Japan IT Week Spring, May 9-11, 2018, in Tokyo.