Hitachi, Telecom Italia Elected to DMTF Board of Directors

  Hitachi, Telecom Italia Elected to DMTF Board of Directors

DMTF increases international presence with the addition of board members from
                          Hitachi and Telecom Italia

Business Wire

PORTLAND, Ore. -- April 04, 2013

Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF), the organization bringing the IT
industry together to collaborate on systems management standards development,
validation, promotion and adoption, today announced that representatives from
Hitachi, a leader in global electronics and Telecom Italia, a leading
telecommunications company, have been elected to the DMTF Board of Directors.
The addition of both globally recognized companies further solidifies DMTF’s
expanding international reach in the IT industry.

DMTF has continued to increase its global presence through the additions of
international subcommittees and chapters, including the formation of the DMTF
Japanese Regional Subcommittee and the DMTF China Chapter. The addition of
members who represent international leadership in the IT industry helps to
further expand DMTF’s presence in multiple regions around the world. Hitachi
and Telecom Italia will contribute to promoting DMTF’s mission of enabling
interoperable, industry-wide IT management across a diverse set of platforms.

“Hitachi is pleased to join the DMTF Board of Directors and is looking forward
to contributing to the organization's efforts in the development of
interoperable IT management solutions,” said Mr. Matsuda, Division Vice
President, IT Platform R&D Management Division, IT Platform Division Group,
Hitachi, Ltd. “We are pleased to work in partnership with other leading
companies in the industry to increase adoption of DMTF standards, while
providing our knowledge and expertise as a leader in the global electronics

As an industry-leading telecommunications company, Telecom Italia will bring a
unique perspective to DMTF’s standards development. Enrico Ronco, Senior
Project Manager at Telecom Italia will represent Telecom Italia on the Board.
Both Hitachi and Telecom Italia are expected to provide valuable insight to
DMTF’s organizational leadership.

“DMTF is honored to welcome both Hitachi and Telecom Italia to the Board of
Directors,” said Winston Bumpus, DMTF Chairman. “Their global recognition and
leadership make both companies ideal candidates to help maintain and
contribute to the organization’s ongoing standards development and momentum in
multiple areas, including cloud computing and virtualization management.”

About DMTF

DMTF enables more effective management of millions of IT systems worldwide by
bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on the development,
validation and promotion of systems management standards. The group spans the
industry with 160 member companies and organizations, and more than 4,000
active participants crossing 43 countries. The DMTF board of directors is led
by 17 innovative, industry-leading technology companies, they include:
Broadcom Corporation; CA Technologies; Cisco; Citrix Systems, Inc.; Fujitsu;
Hitachi, Ltd.; HP; Huawei; IBM; Intel Corporation; Microsoft Corporation;
NetApp; Oracle; Red Hat; SunGard Availability Services; Telecom Italia and
VMware, Inc. With this deep and broad reach, DMTF creates standards that
enable interoperable IT management. DMTF management standards are critical to
enabling management interoperability among multi-vendor systems, tools and
solutions within the enterprise. Information about DMTF technologies and
activities can be found at


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