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Emerson Network Power Joins DMTF Board of Directors

DMTF, the organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on the development, validation and promotion of infrastructure management standards, today announced that Emerson Network Power has been elected to the DMTF Board of Directors.

Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson, delivers software, hardware and services that maximize availability, capacity and efficiency for data centers, healthcare, and industrial facilities. The company joins 16 other technology companies from around the globe on the DMTF Board, including: Broadcom Corporation; CA Technologies; Cisco; Citrix Systems, Inc.; Dell; Fujitsu; Hitachi, Ltd.; HP; Intel Corporation; Microsoft Corporation; NetApp; Oracle; SoftwareAG; SunGard Availability Services; Telecom Italia and VMware, Inc.

“Universally accepted open management standards help accelerate the adoption of interoperability among multi-vendor systems, which in turn speeds innovation and facilitates further collaboration,” said Steve Geffin, vice president - Solutions Architecture, Emerson Network Power. “We’re proud to join the leadership of the DMTF to help drive these standards through collaboration with other industry-leading companies.”

“DMTF is excited to welcome Emerson Network Power to its Board of Directors,” said Winston Bumpus, chair of the board, DMTF. “The company’s focus on the critical infrastructure is a testament to the widespread applicability of DMTF standards, and we look forward to their support and perspectives on the DMTF Board.”

Detailed information on all of DMTF’s standards can be found at www.dmtf.org/standards. Those interested in supporting and joining DMTF’s efforts to identify and create standards can learn more at www.dmtf.org/join.

About DMTF

DMTF standards enable effective management of IT environments. The organization is comprised of industry-leading member companies that collaborate on the development, validation and promotion of infrastructure management standards. These standards specify well-defined interfaces that collectively deliver complete management capabilities. DMTF standard interfaces are critical to enabling interoperability among multi-vendor IT infrastructures, and systems and network management including cloud, virtualization, desktop, network, servers and storage. DMTF spans the globe with member companies and organizations representing varied industry sectors. The DMTF board of directors is led by 17 industry-leading technology companies including: Broadcom Corporation; CA Technologies; Cisco; Citrix Systems, Inc.; Dell; Emerson Network Power; Fujitsu; Hitachi, Ltd.; HP; Intel Corporation; Microsoft Corporation; NetApp; Oracle; Software AG; SunGard Availability Services; Telecom Italia and VMware, Inc. Information about the organization, its technologies and activities can be found at http://www.dmtf.org.

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