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About SNIA

Welcome to SNIA, a not–for–profit global organization, made up of member companies spanning the global storage market. SNIA’s mission is to lead the storage industry worldwide in developing and promoting standards, technologies, and educational services to empower organizations in the management of information.

View the 2015 Storage Developer Conference Agenda

View the SDC 2015 agenda which includes over 90 breakout sessions across as many as 5 tracks over 4 days that will cover topics such as File Systems, Software Defined Storage, SMB, Security, Performance, and more.

This year, there is also a special focus on Disruptive Technologies (Persistent Memory, Object Drives, SMR Drives ) which will help you learn what is new and how to prepare for the changes that are coming.

Attend SNIA’s Data Storage Security Summit

Taking place at the Santa Clara Hyatt Regency on September 24th, the 2015 Data Storage Security Summit attendees will sharpen their data security IQ, network with industry experts, and influence where the industry is going.

The agenda will feature state of the industry perspectives followed by case-studies, best practices, and solutions on data storage security and data protection. Additionally, a series of roundtables will address hot topics and emerging requirements for data storage security as it applies to cloud security, new industry standards, IoT, data privacy regulations, big data, and more. View the working agenda here.

Save the Date: Annual Members’ Meeting Conference Call - October 8th (10:00 – 11:00 a.m. PT)

Mark your calendar to dial in to our conference call meeting. All member company/organization employees are invited.


  • Greetings and Roll Call of Voting Member Companies (for Quorum, Voting Rep may be substituted.)
  • Welcome and Agenda Overview
  • Motion and discussion to Approve Minutes of the 2014 meeting
  • SNIA Key Activities and Programs Update
  • Fiscal Health Report (includes 2014 Financial Statements)
  • Q & A - All
  • Adjourn

Toll-Free Access Number: 1-866-439-4480
Participant PIN Code: 16353977#
Meeting password: snia2015


The CompTIA Storage+ Powered by SNIA Certification Will be Retired on January 15, 2016

Read more details here.

Calling all Storage Subject Matter Experts

If you are a Storage industry professional with the level of experience we need, SNIA would welcome your help. SNIA is about to start on the development of a new Foundations-level Storage Networking Certification and your expertise is essential in producing a contemporary Storage examination. Click Here for details.

Sunday, September 20 - Thursday, September 24, 2015
Santa Clara, CA

Now in its 12th year, and again expected to draw more than 250 developers and engineers, the Storage Developer Conference (SDC) is the only event created by storage developers for storage developers.

The audience for this conference (expected to be nearly 400 participating in over 50 sessions in multiple tracks) comprises the IT storage development community — primarily storage software and hardware developers, storage product and solution architects, storage software engineers, product managers, storage product quality assurance engineers, product line CTOs, storage product customer support engineers, and in-house IT development staff. In addition to software and hardware vendors, end user IT managers/directors and staff will find the expertise required to select, implement, and then support storage and information management applications. 

Thursday, September 24 - Thursday, September 24, 2015
Santa Clara, CA USA

Summit Overview

Produced by the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), the 2015 Data Storage Security Summit educates and offers clear insights into important storage topics.

The audience will hear case studies and solutions on security breaches, security in the cloud, IoT, privacy issues, big data, and more.

Get a Sneak Peek of the Storage Security Summit! View this webcast featuring an interactive discussion with the subject matter experts who have organized the DSS Summit. View the webcast below. Download the slides here.

Sunday, November 8 - Friday, November 13, 2015
Washington D.C USA

The LISA conference is for IT operations, where systems engineers, operations professionals, and academic researchers share real-world knowledge about designing, building, and maintaining the critical systems of our interconnected world. SNIA will be attending and also exhibiting at this conference.

Tuesday, November 10 - Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Frankfurt, Germany

Cloud Expo Europe Frankfurt is the only place to find out about new and emerging technologies and the latest cloud industry solutions. 

Visit us on 10th and 11th November 2015 in Frankfurt in order to:


  • Discover what is behind the hype surrounding the cloud and how to harness the power of the cloud for your business or organisation.

  • Be inspired by the 200 world-class high profile speakers in a multi-stream seminar programme, all completely free of charge.

  • Benefit from Cloud Expo Europe Frankfurt’s expanded co-located event, Data Centre World.

  • Learn first-hand from dozens of case studies including major blue-chips, the public sector, as well as dynamic SMEs.

  • Hear first-hand about the latest innovations and developments from the most definitive gathering of cloud thought leaders, visionaries and practitioners in Europe. Technology moves so fast, ensure you don’t miss out on what could be the technology or service you have been searching for.

  • Get practical “how to” advice from 200 leading international suppliers.

  • Source the leading cloud technologies and services in our major exhibition.

  • Find solutions from all the competing vendors in one place 

  • Determine how you can revolutionise your business securely, save money and improve efficiency.

  • Find new relationships, partnerships, investment opportunities and business models.

  • Network with you peers and industry leaders – find out how the cloud can help your business: achieve economies of scale, reduce spending on technology infrastructure, mobilise your workforce and improve accessibility, create streamline processes, reduce capital costs, minimize licensing new software – elasticize your IT department and business!