Management Initiative Implementations

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Management Initiatives

Management initiatives are built upon DMTF and SNIA technologies, and deliver functionality to specific vertical applications and industries. To view companies and products that support the various Management Initiatives below please click on the applicable Initiative name.

  • CDM - Common Diagnostic Model

    CDM models the entire flow of diagnosis from test discovery, configuration and execution to progress updates and execution controls to finally viewing and managing the test results. It is based on the Common Information Model (CIM) and the Web-Based Enterprise Management standards defined by the DMTF.

  • DASH - Desktop and mobile Architecture for System Hardware

    Desktop and mobile Architecture for System Hardware (DASH) Standard is a suite of specifications that takes full advantage of DMTF's Web Services for Management (WS-Management) specification - delivering standards-based Web services management for desktop and mobile client systems.

  • SMASH - Systems Management Architecture for Server Hardware

    DMTF's Systems Management Architecture for Server Hardware (SMASH) standard is a suite of specifications that deliver architectural semantics, industry standard protocols and profiles to unify the management of the data center.

  • SMI - Storage Management Initiative

    SMI is a membership-based initiative created by the SNIA to develop and standardize interoperable storage management technologies and aggressively promote them to the storage, networking and end-user communities.