Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM) is a set of management and Internet technologies. WBEM unifies the management of enterprise computing environments. With WBEM, you can deliver an integrated set of standardized management tools that leverage emerging web technologies. By developing management applications according to WBEM principles, you can create compatible products at a low development cost.
The Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) is an industry group that represents corporations in the computer and telecommunications industries. The DMTF is leading the effort to develop and disseminate standards for the management of desktop environments, enterprise-wide systems, and the Internet. The goal of the DMTF is to develop an integrated approach to managing computers and networks across platforms and protocols. The approach is intended to result in cost-effective products that interoperate as flawlessly as possible.