DMTF Announces Adoption of Virtualization Management Specification by ISO and IEC

PORTLAND, Ore. – May 20, 2014DMTF, the organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on the development, validation and promotion of infrastructure management standards, today announced that its Virtualization Management (VMAN) Specification has been adopted by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) as ISO/IEC 19099. This designation will accelerate worldwide adoption as the DMTF continues its ongoing work toward interoperable IT management standards. 

DMTF Now Enables Member Software Submissions

The DMTF – built on a foundation to promote technical standards – has been engaged in an ongoing effort to increase the adoption of existing standards and promote the publication of new standards to enable effective management of IT environments.

To advance these efforts, the organization welcomes the development of new projects, which will now include software, in addition to the specification work that the DMTF is internationally known for. Participation in software projects within the DMTF is now available for member companies that sign and agree to the new Members’ Software Submission Agreement.

This new benefit of membership will complement the development of standard specifications by allowing for submission of related software examples and other software tools. This agreement also allows for future opportunities for the DMTF to contribute to and collaborate with Open Source efforts.

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DMTF President to Host Forum at China Cloud Computing Conference (CCCC)

Jeff Hilland, DMTF president, has been invited to chair and speak at the International Cloud Computing Standardization Forum as part of the China Cloud Computing Conference (CCCC) May 20-23 in Beijing.

The Forum, hosted by the DMTF China Chapter, aims to introduce global cloud computing standardization achievements and future trends to the Chinese IT industry and its customers.

DMTFがOpenStack Summitで講演

DMTFのクラウド監査データ・フェデレーション(Cloud Auditing Data Federation)作業部会(CADF)の共同議長でIBM のシニアエンジニアであるMatt RutkowskiがOpenStack Summitで「OpenStack向けのクラウド監査支援の概要(An Overview of Cloud Auditing Support for OpenStack)」セッションに登壇することが決まりました。セキュリティ、運用及びビジネスのプロセスに関するコンプライアンス監査機能の提供は、 いかなるクラウドインフラストラクチャにとっても重要です。Mattは、DMTFのCADF標準を用いたAPIとセキュリティ監 査を支援するためにOpenStackプロジェクトにおいて実施された最近の拡張の概要について説明します。

今回のOpenStack Summitは5月12日から16日まで、米国ジョージア州のアトランタで開催されます。本イベントに参加して、DMTFのCADF標準が OpenStackプロジェクトをどのように支援しているかについて、この機会にぜひ理解を深めてください。

DMTF to Present at OpenStack Summit

Matt Rutkowski, DMTF Cloud Auditing Data Federation (CADF) co-chair and IBM Senior Engineer, will participate in the session titled, "An Overview of Cloud Auditing Support for OpenStack" at the OpenStack Summit. A key feature of any cloud infrastructure is to provide auditing capabilities for compliance with security, operational and business processes. The talk will provide an overview of the recent enhancements made in OpenStack projects to support API and security auditing using the DMTF CADF standard.

The OpenStack Summit will take place May 12-16 in Atlanta. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn how the DMTF’s CADF standard is supporting OpenStack projects! 

DMTF Welcomes New VP of Regional Chapters

Yinghua Qin has recently been appointed as the new DMTF Vice President of Regional Chapters. Qin is the senior manager of Research & Development (R&D) for the Dell Software Group, leading the Cloud Data Center domain product of the Dell R&D site in China.

Qin has 19 years working experience in the software industry. She has been leading the R&D development on web application, performance management, Foglight for Virtualization, and Application Performance Management solutions. Prior to Dell, she was the R&D manager of Hitachi and assistant development manager of the Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL).

Please join us as we welcome Qin into her new leadership role with the DMTF!

April DMTF Newsletter now available!

The April edition of the DMTF Newsletter is now live! Check out our latest news featuring a special note from our VP of Technology Hemal Shah. Find this and all editions of our Newsletters in our archive . If you have not already, subscribe here to receive the bi-monthly DMTF Newsletter direct to your inbox!



DMTF and China Cloud Computing Promotion and Policy Forum Announce Partnership to Promote Cloud Management Standards

DMTF, the organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on the development, validation and promotion of infrastructure management standards, today announced a partnership with China Cloud Computing Promotion and Policy Forum (3CPP).

DMTF and 3CPP plan to work together to promote the adoption of appropriate existing standards and support recognized bodies developing new standards relevant to cloud computing.

Call for Papers – DMTF SVM ’14 Brazil

The 8th International DMTF Academic Alliance Workshop on Systems and Virtualization Management: Standards and the Cloud will be held November 17 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The workshop is dedicated to academic research on standards and new technologies for systems and virtualization management.

The DMTF is now accepting papers for the event. Submissions on topics related to managing clouds, virtualization of distributed resources/services and work in management standardization are particularly encouraged. Click here for more information about topics and how to submit.

We look forward to your submissions and participation in this exciting and informative event!