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.

Don't Forget - MDC Early Bird Registration Closes September 30

Register before September 30 to receive the early bird rate for the seventh annual Management Developers Conference (MDC). All DMTF members will receive a discount when registering.

DMTF Gains International Recognition with Two ISO/IEC Standards

Portland, Ore. – August 30, 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 its Open Virtualization Format (OVF) and Server Management Command Line Protocol (SM CLP) specifications have been adopted as International Standards by the Joint Technical Committee 1 (JTC 1) of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). These standards are the first DMTF specifications to be published internationally, marking a substantial achievement for the organization.

DMTF to Lead BrightTalk Webcast on Virtualization Management Interoperability

Join DMTF president Winston Bumpus on September 8, 2011 at 11:00 am PST as he leads a free webcast titled “Interoperability Challenges for Virtualization Management”. This session will look at the needs of customers for interoperable virtualization management standards.

Save the Date for MDC 2011!

Save the date for the Seventh Annual Management Developers Conference (MDC)! The event will be held at the Marriott San Mateo Hotel on November 14-17, 2011. MDC provides attendees with the opportunity to learn about developing and deploying enterprise management solutions and to connect with DMTF members and industry experts.

Save the Date for the "Industry Diagnostics Methodology" Webinar Hosted by DMTF's CDM Forum

Join DMTF’s CDM Forum on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 8:00 am CST (Asia Pacific, Beijing) or Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 11:00 am PST (North America) for their first-ever webinar titled: “Industry Diagnostics Methodology.” 

SVM 2011 Call for Posters – Abstracts Due July 29!

DMTF is hosting the Academic Alliance Workshop on Systems and Virtualization Management: Standards and the Cloud (SVM '11), on October 24, 2011 in Paris, France. With the increasing popularity of cloud computing, systems and virtualization management has become even more important. SVM ’11 offers DMTF members an opportunity to gain valuable updates on standards and research issues relating to the cloud in order to stay on top of the latest trends in the industry.

Management Developers Conference Call for Presentations Due July 15!

Don’t forget to submit your abstract for the Management Developers Conference call for presentations by Friday, July 15, 2011 for consideration in the November 2011 conference program.  The event will take place on November 14-17, 2011 in San Mateo, CA.

DMTF BrightTALK Webcast Now Available Online

If you missed DMTF’s BrightTALK webcast: “Update on CMDBf Standard,” it is now available to view online.  This webcast was part of the BrightTALK Configuration, Change & Release Management Summit, which took place on June 16th at 11:00 am PT.

Red Hat Elected to DMTF Board of Directors

Portland, Ore. – May 9, 2011 –  The Distributed Management Task Force(DMTF), the organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on systems management standards development, validation, promotion and adoption, today announced that open source solutions provider Red Hat has joined the DMTF Board of Directors. The addition of the industry-leading company adds to DMTF’s expanding presence in the IT industry. Red Hat joins AMD, Broadcom, CA Technologies, Cisco, Citrix Systems Inc., EMC, Fujitsu, HP, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Oracle and VMware to continue DMTF’s mission to enable interoperable IT management solutions.

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