Recently, all of SNIA's efforts around WBEM
, CJM and Bluefin have been incorporated into a single program, the SNIA Storage Management Initiative (SMI).
Together the WBEM
standard and Sun's implementation of this standard have provided the framework to create a new era of interoperable systems management.
and WMI Standards, LDAP-compliant Directories
With the Sun WBEM
SDK, Sun delivers a comprehensive set of Java(TM)
initiative attempts to manage the complexity and expense of managing heterogeneous networks by standardizing management information across platforms.
is an initiative based on a set of management and Internet standard technologies developed to unify the management of enterprise computing environments.
Implemented over a secure channel, WBEM
ensures security and replaces the industry standard, Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), which was designed for use on proprietary networks, not the Internet.
The SNIA's storage management work relies upon WBEM
technologies, making Windows, with its WMI-Windows Management Interface implementation of WBEM
capabilities, an excellent SAN management platform.