2010 a Record Year for DMTF

With a full two weeks of the New Year behind us, I wanted to take a moment to review the remarkable achievements DMTF recorded in 2010. I’ve been involved with DMTF for a long time and I can confidently say 2010 was one of, if not the, best years ever.

DMTF Recognizes its Star Members

DMTF is proud to acknowledge those members who have gone above and beyond their usual call of duty to contribute to the organization’s success through our annual Star Awards.

Join DMTF at the Management Developers Conference (MDC)

Don’t forget to join DMTF at the sixth annual Management Developers Conference (MDC) in Santa Clara, CA at the Santa Clara Marriott on November 15 – 18, 2010. MDC is the industry’s only developer conference dedicated to Standards Based Systems and Network Management Technologies.

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.

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 Open Virtualization Format Achieves ANSI Adoption

PORTLAND, Ore. – August 31, 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 that its Open Virtualization Format (OVF) standard version 1.1 has been adopted as an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) International Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS) standard. This achievement marks a major milestone in DMTF’s efforts to enable interoperable, platform-independent cloud and virtual management solutions.

DMTF Launches Conformance Programs for DASH and CDM

PORTLAND, ORE. -August 25, 2010 -Distributed Management Task Force, the organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on systems mangement standards development, validation, promotion and adoption, today announced the availability of conformance programs for its Common Diagnostic Model (CDM) 1.0 and Desktop and mobile Architecture for System Hardware (DASH) 1.0 standards. A total of 14 products from DMTF member companies Dell, HP and Intel have tested and validated thier products for conformance to these standards.

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.

CIM Schema: Version 2.26.0

The CIM V2.26.0 Release Notes describe the changes that have been incorporated into this release, as well as instructions for installing the Schema.  We recommend that you review this document first.