DMTF Continues to Break New Ground in 2011

2011 has been another great year for DMTF. We have produced many new specifications, over a dozen new profiles and four major new releases of CIM.  Our work in the Cloud Computing space is really kicking into to gear with several Work-In-Progress (WIP) releases of our new Cloud Infrastructure Management Interface (CIMI) specification, along with the first whitepaper also released as a WIP from the Software License Management Incubator. In addition, the Cloud Auditing Data Federation Working Group (CADFWG) has been hard at work and we should see some of their new specifications announced in early 2012.

Congratulations to This Year’s DMTF Star Award Winners

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.

Open Data Center Alliance and Distributed Management Task Force to Collaborate on Interoperable Cloud Management

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2011 – Today, the Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA) and the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF)announced a collaboration that will hasten the development of industry standards for managing cloud computing environments. Focusing on interoperability and ease of use, this relationship is expected to address one of the most pressing issues facing widespread computing today - the need for simplified cloud management through a single view of all cloud resources. Initial collaboration engagement will focus on one of today’s most pressing IT challenges, interoperable management of virtual machines regardless of data center location. Adoption of efficient cloud solutions is estimated to saveglobal IT operations budgets $25B, according to ODCA forecasts, and simplified cloud management is a critical aspect of achieving increased efficiencies.

Register Now for MDC to Take Advantage of Discounted Rates!

Register this week for the 2011 Management Developers Conference (MDC) to take advantage of reduced registration fees and hotel discounts. All DMTF members receive a discount for this event when registering using the coupon code.

DMTF Expands International Reach with Japanese Regional Marketing Subcommittee

Tokyo, Japan – October 12, 2011 – The 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 it has established a regional subcommittee in Japan to provide support for its global standardization efforts.

DMTFが日本支部を設立し、クラウド標準規格の普及を推進

日本におけるクラウドやシステム管理ソリューションの需要拡大に対応

IT業界のユーザーおよびベンダーの連携によりクラウドやシステム管理標準の策定・実証・普及・採用に取り組むDistributed Management Task Force, Inc.(DMTF®)は、日本での活動を強化し、国際的な標準化活動をサポートするため、本日より日本支部の活動を開始します。

Start Planning for MDC!

MDC is quickly approaching – so don’t forget to register before the event on Nov. 11 – 14, 2011 at the San Mateo, CA Marriott. This year’s conference will feature a variety of sessions, highlighting topics such as Cloud Interoperability, Cloud Storage for Cloud Computing, Open Virtualization Format (OVF), Common Information Model (CIM), Cloud Auditing Data Federation (CADF), DASH & SMASH and more. We hope you can join us.

DMTF Achieves Key Milestone with 50 Conformant DASH Products

Portland, Ore. – October 5, 2011 –The 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 more than 50 products conforming to its Desktop and mobile Architecture for System Hardware (DASH ) 1.0 standard have been listed in the DMTF Certification Registry. This achievement marks a significant accomplishment for the organization’s DASH 1.0 conformance program and a major milestone on the path to enabling interoperable IT management solutions in the desktop and mobile space.

CIMI Work-in-Progress Specifications Now Available for Public Comment

The Cloud Infrastructure Management Interface (CIMI) work-in-progress specifications are now available for public review and comment at www.dmtf.org/cloud. All DMTF members are encouraged to review the specifications and provide feedback through the DMTF Feedback Portal at http://www.dmtf.org/standards/feedback.

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