SMI-related Media Coverage
October 16, 2012: SNIA announces SMI-S Conformance Test enhancements. Read press release.
July 5, 2012 Blog: "Getting started with SMI-S on Windows Server 2012." Jeff Goldner, Microsoft, provides instructions. "With the upcoming Windows Server 2012, SMI-S support will be available to all of our server customers."
October, 2011 Blog: Windows Server 8: Standards-Based Storage Management. Jeffrey Snover, Distinguished Engineer and Lead Architect for Windows Server, describes how "SCVMM 2012 uses SMI-S to interoperate with a large number of arrays..."
May, 2011 Microsoft hopes storage spec gets a boost under SCVMM 2012. "System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2012 will use the (SMI-S) standard for integration with data storage infrastructure in private clouds."
October, 2010 SMI-S: Managing storage through a single console, an independent assessment by Alan Radding, Technology Writer.
May 17, 2010 Enhanced Online News PMC-Sierra Introduces Industry’s First Multi-Core, Multi-Threaded RAID Platform for x86 Servers "Management utilities conform to current SNIA, SMI-S and DMTF industry standards."
April 12, 2010 InfoStor.com SNIA enhances SMI-S CTP for users. Read about user-friendly enhancements to the SMI-S Conformance Testing Program.
September, 2009 ComputerWeekly.com: SMI-S storage standard breaks supplier lock-in. Read how "the Storage Management Initiative - Specification (SMI-S) standard promises best-of-breed storage systems" and is delivering on that promise.
SMI-Lab has scheduled six plugfests for 2012.
October 13, 2009 SNIA Announces SMI-S Conformance Test Enhancements in Version 1.4. Read how "Enhancements Help End Users Better Evaluate Storage Options."
SMI-S V1.1.1 was accepted as an ANSI standard, ANSI INCITS 388-2008, Information Technology - Storage Management.
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