TM Forum Partners with DMTF on Cloud Management
November 09, 2011
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TM Forum is partnering with the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF), a leading standards organization in the cloud industry, to coordinate work around the development and adoption of standards for the management and operational needs of the cloud computing environment.

The two organizations are focusing on developing standards for a more holistic approach to cloud management in order to reduce deployment costs, speed time-to-market, and improve service quality through best practices and standards.

As part of this new relationship, the TM Forum’s Cloud and New Services Initiative, which provides a forum for the entire cloud eco-system to drive operational and management solutions for cloud services, and DMTF will tackle a number of industry issues including: external private cloud; cloud-dynamic business modeling; cloud service brokers; billing and SLA management for the cloud.

The groups will also explore how TM Forum’s Frameworx suite of standards supports cloud management with regard to business processes, data models, applications and interfaces.

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