Desktop Management Task Force


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Desktop Management Task Force

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(DMTF) The industry consortium that develops, supports, and maintains standards for systems management of PC systems and products, to reduce total cost of ownership. These include the Desktop Management Interface (DMI), the most-widely used management standard today.

The DMTF is participating in an industry effort to create a standard for management over the Internet. They are defining an object-oriented Common Information Model (CIM).

http://dmtf.org/.
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Agranat Systems is a member of the World Wide Web consortium (W3C) and represents the interests of embedded systems engineers on the Desktop Management Task Force (DMTF) and the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) for Web standards development.
The Desktop Management Task Force (DMTF) is the industry organization that is leading the development, adoption and interoperability of management standards and initiatives for desktop, enterprise and Internet environments.
This approach is based on leveraging key industry standards, such as the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and Common Information Model (CIM), working cooperatively with a number of industry leaders in alliances and actively participating in standards bodies, such as the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and Desktop Management Task Force (DMTF).
IBM also is active in related work in the Desktop Management Task Force (DMTF) and chairs the Internet Architecture Board (IAB).
As members of the Desktop Management Task Force (DMTF), Cabletron and Novell will collaborate to develop solutions based on the DEN specifications in order to promote the adoption of these open standards industry-wide.
Committee of the Desktop Management Task Force (DMTF).
It also builds upon much of the company's accomplishments in providing open systems management across its desktop and server product lines, beginning in 1992 when Dell helped create the Desktop Management Task Force to develop and deliver an open standard Desktop Management Interface (DMI) for easy, cost-effective network management.
The Desktop Management Task Force (DMTF) is a consortium of companies that are working to implement a standard method for managing computers through the Desktop Management Interface (DMI).