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Short for Distributed Management Task Force, DMTF is an industry organization for the development, adoption and promotion of interoperable management standards and integration technology for enterprise and Internet environments. DMTF technologies include the following:

  • Common Information Model (CIM)
  • Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM)
  • Desktop and mobile Architecture for System (DASH) Initiative
  • Systems Management Architecture for Server Hardware (SMASH) Initiative
  • System Management BIOS (SMBIOS)
  • Alert Standard Format (ASF)
  • Common Diagnostic Model (CDM)
  • Management Component Transport Protocol (MCTP)

The DMTF was founded in Founded in 1992.

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