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DCM 2015 : The International DMTF Academic Alliance Workshop on Datacenter and Cloud Management (DCM 2015 - formerly SVM)


When Nov 9, 2015 - Nov 9, 2015
Where Barcelona, Spain
Submission Deadline Jul 19, 2015
Notification Due Aug 15, 2015
Final Version Due Sep 20, 2015
Categories    computer science   cloud management

Call For Papers

The International DMTF Academic Alliance Workshop on
Datacenter and Cloud Management - DCM 2015
9 November 2015
Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM)
Barcelona, Spain

Call for Papers

The DMTF announces the eighth workshop for academic research on the management of platforms, systems and datacenters, covering standards and new technologies. The Datacenter and Cloud Management 2015 workshop (DCM 2015) is hosted to showcase the DMTF's alliances with the academic community.

Submittals are encouraged from on-going research, completed research, and implementation experiences in the following areas and covering use cases, solution architecture and interfaces:

Management of Compute and Storage Clouds
Managing service catalogs and selecting service templates
Managing SaaS, IaaS and PaaS
Orchestrating the cloud
Open source management (e.g. OpenStack)
Software Defined Networking, Storage and Compute
Software Defined Datacenter
NFV – network function virtualization
System virtualization
Managing network services and fabric topologies
Managing the datacenter facility
System Management
Managing compute, storage and network platforms
Managing desktop platforms and mobile devices
Managing the Internet of Things (IoT)
Telemetry, control and autonomics for management
Fault management and diagnostics
Protocols and Models
Managing with RESTful protocols
Managing with web-service protocols
Information models


Authors are requested to submit either long or short papers via the conference submission software. Only original papers not published or submitted for publication elsewhere can be submitted.

- Long papers presenting research results (up to 8 pages in IEEE 2-column format, excluding references)
- Short papers describing research work-in-progress or position statements (up to 4 pages in IEEE 2-column format, excluding references)

Please submit your papers to the conference submission Web site:


Submitted papers will be rigorously reviewed by the technical program committee members and the reviewers they invite. After the notification the authors of accepted papers will be asked to follow a particular typesetting format to prepare their papers for publication. Accepted papers will be published in IEEE Xplore proceedings.

Important Dates

Paper Submission: July 19, 2015 (Extended - hard deadline)
Notification of Acceptance: August 15, 2015
Camera Ready Papers for proceedings: September 20, 2015
Workshop: November 9, 2015

The DMTF values input from the academic world and is open to providing information to faculty and students who are studying and researching management standards. The Academic Alliance membership is a free membership for individuals of accredited institutions of higher learning. Academic Alliance Members have access to the DMTF members-only Web pages and member email lists. Academic Alliance Members are eligible to participate in DMTF working groups as non-voting members, and in the DMTF Marketing and Technical Committees as non-voting members.

For more information on how to become an Academic Alliance Member, please contact DMTF Administration (

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