Common Information Model


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Common Information Model

(standard)
(CIM) An open systems management standard driven by the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF).
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The PoC demonstrated the capabilities and benefits of utilizing a common information model for multi-vendor control of wireless network elements through open management interfaces.
OSM has been created under the umbrella of ETSI, and it is an operator-led community to meet the requirements of production NFV networks such as a common Information Model (IM) that has been defined, implemented and released in open source software.
- OpenLMI delivers a remote management system built on top of Distributed Management Taskforce Common Information Model (DMTF-CIM), offering scripting management functions across machines, capabilities querying and system event monitoring.
The upgrade includes improved usability, new state of the art security and user management features, increased support for virtualized resource management, including the Common Information Model (CIM) and Citrix XenServer environment, along with new features to cost-effectively manage standalone servers.
Microsoft is bridging the gap between its tools and non-Windows platforms on the back of the WS-Management protocol it developed and OpenPegasus, an open-source implementation of the Distributed Management Task Force's Common Information Model and Web-based Enterprise Management standards.
This will involve creating a common information model to express the semantics of the data to be exchanged in health care transactions, defining a common method for expressing trading partner agreements, leveraging existing terminology and data types and using common interoperable exchange syntaxes.
One of the most important, and widely recognised data models is the IEC's Common Information Model (IEC, 2009) which defines a utility industry standard object-model for the development and integration of applications used for electric power systems engineering, planning, management, operation and commerce (Britton et al., 2005).
The Storage Performance Analyzer software, powered by technology from AppIQ, Inc., is designed using industry standard Storage Management Initiative Specifications (SMI-S) and the Common Information Model (CIM).
In addition, the Server Management Working Group, operating under the aegis of the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF), is chartered to develop manageability standards across the entire IT infrastructure based on DMTF's Common Information Model (CIM) abstractions.
As the industry's first system vendor to deliver a Web Based Enterprise Management (WBEM) and Common Information Model (CIM)-compliant SAN management platform, Sun is delivering simplified SAN management.
Its primary function is automated software distribution, but it also includes tools for hardware and software inventory management, in compliance with the industry standard Common Information Model (CIM).
Today, diverse solutions exist for monitoring devices and resources, however, a new standard has emerged to unify these toolsets: the Common Information Model (CIM).

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