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The new slate of officers will lead the organization as it continues to create and drive the international adoption of interoperable management standards. To learn more read the press release here.


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Visit DMTF’s Learning Center to access on-demand viewing of our recent live webinars on BrightTALK - "The Benefits of DMTF Membership" and "DMTF Network Management Initiative - NETMAN." On-demand access to our complete library of DMTF webinars is available anytime in the Leaning Center.


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Cloud Management

DMTF's Cloud Management Working Group has developed the Cloud Infrastructure Management Interface (CIMI) specification to help improve cloud management interoperability.  

Conformance Programs

DMTF conformance programs allow vendors to test products for conformance to DMTF specifications. Both DASH and CDM conformance programs are currently available. Conformant products are listed in the DMTF Certification Registry.

DMTF News & Updates


On August 28, the DMTF Board of Directors approved and enacted a structural reorganization, seeking to improve organizational agility and efficiency. The Board’s resolution was effective immediately. The structure and mission of the DMTF remains the same, with changes primarily benefiting work group and committee reporting structures.


The DMTF Board of Directors has approved the charter of the Scalable Platforms Management Forum (SPMF). This group will create and publish an open industry standard specification and schema that meets the expectations of end users for simple, modern and secure management of scale-out platform hardware for cloud and web-based infrastructures.


DMTF Alliance Partner, The Green Grid Association, is offering DMTF members discounted registration to its upcoming event, The Green Grid Forum 2014. Register today and receive a 10% discount off the standard registration fee. Forum attendees will get an inside view of the newest tools and best practices that are shaping the way companies think about their IT initiatives, while learning about different solutions that achieve energy efficiency and sustainability across the entire business-computing ecosystem.

DMTF members can take advantage of the discount offer by logging in to the Members Area of the DMTF website to access the event registration code.


Join DMTF President Emeritus Winston Bumpus at Forecast 2014 – the Open Data Center Alliance’s (ODCA) flagship conference – created by enterprise IT executives for enterprise IT executives – September 22-24, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. The ODCA, a DMTF Alliance Partner, is extending a discounted invitation for DMTF members for only $99, up to a $400 savings. Log in to the Members Area to access your discount code and registration information.


In case you missed this week’s DMTF webinars, “DMTF Network Management Initiative - NETMAN” and “The Benefits of DMTF Membership,” visit the DMTF Learning Center for on-demand access to our complete library of DMTF webinars.


Mark your calendar for TWO new DMTF webinars next week. Participate in a live Q&A to learn more about the organization’s newest initiative, NETMAN, and join us for a special webinar spotlighting the benefits of DMTF membership. Pre-register for these events in the Learning Center.

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