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Distributed Management Task Force DMTF

An industry organization that leads the development, adoption, and unification of management standards and initiatives for desktop, enterprise, and Internet environments. Working with key technology vendors and affiliated standards groups, the DMTF enables a more integrated, cost-effective, and less crisis-driven approach to management through interoperable management solutions.