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DMTF and China Cloud Computing Promotion and Policy Forum Announce Partnership to Promote Cloud Management Standards

DMTF, the organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on the development, validation and promotion of infrastructure management standards, today announced a partnership with China Cloud Computing Promotion and Policy Forum (3CPP).

DMTF and 3CPP plan to work together to promote the adoption of appropriate existing standards and support recognized bodies developing new standards relevant to cloud computing.

As cloud computing continues to gain international traction standards remain a critical component in achieving interoperable cloud management. DMTF and 3CPP will focus on standards developed by DMTF, including the Cloud Infrastructure Management Interface (CIMI) and the Cloud Auditing Data Federation (CADF) standards. This partnership will help ensure alignment within the cloud computing industry.

“DMTF is excited to be partnering with 3CPP to drive adoption of interoperable cloud management standards in China,” said Jeff Hilland, DMTF president. “3CPP is highly-respected in China for the work they are doing and we look forward to working with them to ensure that DMTF’s cloud standards continue to have a big impact in this region.”

“The DMTF and 3CPP share several common concerns within the cloud computing industry. The importance of cooperation between our two organizations will be instrumental in promoting the adoption of cloud-based standards in China,” said He Baohong, chief secretary, 3CPP. “3CPP is looking forward to collaborating with the DMTF and aligning our efforts in the cloud industry.”

More information about DMTF's work on cloud computing is available at www.dmtf.org/cloud. For more information on 3CPP and its standards work, visit www.3cpp.org.

Detailed information on all of DMTF standards can be found at www.dmtf.org/standards. Those interested in supporting and joining DMTF’s efforts to identify and create standards can be found at www.dmtf.org/join.

About DMTF

DMTF standards enable effective management of IT environments. The organization is comprised of industry-leading member companies that collaborate on the development, validation and promotion of infrastructure management standards. These standards specify well-defined interfaces that collectively deliver complete management capabilities. DMTF standard interfaces are critical to enabling interoperability among multi-vendor IT infrastructures, and systems and network management including cloud, virtualization, desktop, network, servers and storage. DMTF spans the globe with member companies and organizations representing varied industry sectors. The DMTF board of directors is led by 17 industry-leading technology companies including: Broadcom Corporation; CA Technologies; Cisco; Citrix Systems, Inc.; Fujitsu; Hitachi, Ltd.; HP; Huawei; IBM; Intel Corporation; Microsoft Corporation; NetApp; Oracle; Software AG; SunGard Availability Services; Telecom Italia and VMware, Inc. Information about the organization, its technologies and activities can be found at www.dmtf.org.

About 3CPP

3CPP is a non-profit organization initiated by the cloud industry. The objectives of 3CPP include facilitating the communication between government and the industry, and promoting the research on the standards, policies, plans and laws in cloud computing area in China. 3CPP has more than 60 members including Chinese cloud service and infrastructure providers: Alibaba, Snda, Baidu, Tencent, Sina, China Telecom, China Unicom, China Mobile, Huawei, ZTE, GDS, etc; International leading companies: VMware, Oracle, Microsoft, Intel, Redhat, EMC, Schneider, Emerson, etc. For more information, please visit: www.3cpp.org.

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