CDMI ( is an international standard that specifies the interface for accessing cloud storage and for managing the data stored therein. OCCI compliant and promoted by SNIA. Since TIMBUS considers the preservation of third-party, distributed services, this is a relevant standard.

PREMIS Environment Working Group

The PREMIS Editorial Committee is currently re-thinking how to model Environment information in version 3.0 of the data dictionary. TIMBUS provides a useful use case for this.


The PREMIS Data Dictionary captures context information for digital assets. TIMBUS can usefully extend this to services and processes.