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DMTF (Distributed Management Task Force)
Note: Many topics at this site are reduced versions of the text in "The Encyclopedia of Networking and Telecommunications." Search results will not be as extensive as a search of the book's CD-ROM.
The DMTF was founded in 1992 by a group of vendors, including Digital Equipment Corporation (now Compaq), Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, and Novell. The DMTF changed its name from "Desktop Management Task Force" to "Distributed Management Task Force" in May of 1999.
The goal of the DMTF is to deliver management standards and initiatives for desktop, enterprise, and Internet environments. The DMTF manages the following initiatives and standards:
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