WMI is the Microsoft implementation of Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM), an industry initiative to develop a standard technology for accessing management information in an enterprise environment that establishes management infrastructure standards and provides a way to combine information from various hardware and software management systems.
Abbreviation for Windows Management Instrumentation, which is Microsoft's enabling technology for the CIM management protocol.
Abbreviation for Windows Management Instrumentation, a tool that provides a standard method of accessing system information, performance counters and application monitors.
Microsoft's answer to DMI. Microsoft felt that DMI didn't fully exploit Windows capabilities and was incomplete. Microsoft developed WMI to be an easier...