Skip to main content

Fortisphere joins DMTF

Chantilly, Va.—March 17, 2008—Fortisphere, a provider of enterprise virtual machine lifecycle management software, today announced that it has joined the Distributed Management Task Force, Inc. (DMTF®) to help develop and define open standards for system virtualization management. By participating in the development of open DMTF standards, the company is helping to ensure that its customers and partners have the ability to quickly integrate the Fortisphere suite of virtual machine management solutions into any enterprise environment.

Founded in 1992, DMTF is the industry organization leading the development of management standards and integration technology for enterprise and Internet environments. For the last 16 years, DMTF management technologies have enabled management interoperability among multi-vendor systems, tools and solutions within the enterprise. By deploying solutions that support DMTF standards, IT managers can choose a mix of systems and solutions that best meet their users’ needs. DMTF recently announced the release of a new standard to simplify and reduce the cost of managing virtualized infrastructures across a data center.

“The explosive growth of enterprise virtual machine environments has fueled the need for effective virtualization management tools,” said Winston Bumpus, DMTF president. “While many vendors are rushing to address these management concerns, enterprise customers require open integration standards to best architect a solution that meets their needs. As virtual machine management providers like Fortisphere embrace DMTF interoperability standards, organizations will be able to better harness the great benefits of virtualization.”

Released in January 2008, Fortisphere Virtual Essentials™ is a suite of virtual machine lifecycle management products that provide cradle-to-grave identification, tracking, reporting and management of online and offline virtual machines. The Fortisphere Virtual Essentials suite is comprised of two products—Fortisphere Virtual Insight™ and Fortisphere Virtual Foresight™. Both solutions come packaged as a virtual appliance, providing multi-platform support for VMware, Citrix XenSource and Microsoft, working across desktops, workstations and servers.

About DMTF

With more than 4,000 active participants representing 44 countries and nearly 200 organizations, the Distributed Management Task Force, Inc. (DMTF) is the industry organization leading the development, adoption and promotion of interoperable management standards and initiatives. DMTF management technologies are critical to enabling management interoperability among multi-vendor systems, tools, and solutions within the enterprise. By deploying solutions that support DMTF standards, IT managers can choose to deploy a mix of systems and solutions that best meet their users’ needs, while reducing management complexity and total cost of ownership. Information about the DMTF technologies and activities can be found at


Popular posts from this blog

DeepLearningTrucker Part 1

Avastu Blog is migrating to; 1st Jan 2009 live


I will send out emails personally to those who are using my link(s) on their sites.

Thanks much for your co-operation and hope you enjoy the new site and its cool new features :-)

Not like the site is unlive or something..on the contrary, its beginning to get a lot of attention already. Well most of the work is done, you don't have to worry about anything though:

What won't change

Links/Referrals: I will be redirecting the links (all links which you may have cross-posted) to - so you don't have to do anything in all your posts and links. Although, I would urge however that you do change the permalinks, especially on your blogs etc yourselfThis blog is not going away anywhere but within a few months, I will consider discontinuing its usage. I won't obviously do …

Cloud Security: Eliminate humans from the "Information Supply Chain on the Web"

My upcoming article, part - 3 data center predictions for 2009, has a slideshot talking about the transition from the current age to the cloud computing age to eventually the ideation age- the age where you will have clouds that will emote but they will have no internal employees.

Biggest management disasters occur because internal folks are making a mess of the playground.

Om's blog is carrying an article about Cloud security and it is rather direct but also makes a lot of sense:

I don’t believe that clouds themselves will cause the security breaches and data theft they anticipate; in many ways, clouds will result in better security. Here’s why: Fewer humans –Most computer breaches are the result of human error; only 20-40 percent stem from technical malfunctions. Cloud operators that want to be profitable take humans out of the loop whenever possible.Better tools – Clouds can afford high-end data protection and security monitoring tools, as well as the experts to run them. I trust…