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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.

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SNIA is Now Beginning Its Nomination Process to Elect the 2017 Board of Directors and Technical Council.

Every voting member company should consider nominating candidates for election. You may nominate yourself or a company colleague. We also encourage non-voting member companies to become voting members (contact member services) and participate as such in the upcoming SNIA elections. Nominations are due August 31, 2016.

Learn more about how to submit a nomination here.


The DSI 2016 Presentations Are Now Available for Free Download

For those of you who did not attend DSI 2016, or for attendees that want to revisit the presentations from the conference, they are now available for public download. Download presentations on topics such as cloud storage, hyperconverged, software-defined storage, open source, NVM, Big Data, containers, data protection, file systems, security and more.


Storage Developer Conference Podcast Series

This week’s highlighted Podcast: #19: Multi-vendor Key Management with KMIP by Tim Hudson, CTO & Technical Director, Cryptsoft Pty Ltd (MP3, PDF of Slides)

Practical experience from implementing the OASIS Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) and from deploying and interoperability testing multiple vendor implementations of KMIP form the bulk of the material covered. Guidance will be provided that covers the key issues to require that your vendors address and how to distinguish between simple vendor tick-box approaches to standard conformance and actual interoperable solutions.


SNIA Matters Newsletter

SNIA Matters is SNIA's monthly newsletter that keeps you informed on SNIA announcements, programs, technology news, events, education, and more. Check out the latest edition of SNIA Matters.

Monday, September 19 - Thursday, September 22, 2016
Santa Clara, CA USA

Storage Developer Conference (SDC) will take place this year on September 19-22 in Santa Clara, CA, and continues to be the only event created by storage developers for storage developers.

SDC is a 4-day technical industry event designed for a variety of storage technologists at various levels from developers to architects to product managers and more.

The SDC 2016 Agenda features over 90 sessions spanning topics including file systems, performance, persistent memory, object storage, storage architecture, and much more.

Register here

Thursday, September 22 - Thursday, September 22, 2016
Santa Clara, CA USA

The SNIA Data Storage Security Summit takes place in Santa Clara, CA on September 22nd. This one-day summit covers topics including best practices on encryption and key management, IoT, data security challenges, and new data security regulations. 

The event has something “data storage security” for security professionals, CISOs, IT security architects, regulatory/compliance professionals, and data protection/privacy practitioners.

Registration is complimentary but space is limited so reserve your spot today.