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Develop Your Career While Advancing Your Profession
SNIA is committed to delivering standards, education, and services that will continue to propel storage networking solutions into the broader information technology market. As a member of the SNIA, you will be part of this exciting and far-reaching set of activities and initiatives. Membership in the SNIA has tremendous benefits. SNIA is the point of cohesion for vendors, service providers, the channel, and consumers of data storage networking products and services, making membership a key to success in the storage, networking, and IT industry.
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Benefits of SNIA Membership
Benefits vary by class and category
Of fundamental benefit to all members: The SNIA is the place where members have real time, hands-on input into the development and marketing of the technology and standards that drive the future of the storage industry. This in turn puts members on the cutting edge of the data storage global business marketplace.
Joining the SNIA provides an opportunity to:
Vendor Membership - Leading the Way
Vendor members of the SNIA are industry leaders — driving specifications, architecture, and standards. Regardless of your company’s size, the SNIA has created an environment that encourages cross-company collaboration that enables real solutions.
Vendor membership is open to all storage industry vendors, including OEMs, software vendors, and professional services vendors. Each employee of a vendor company is eligible to participate in SNIA's members-only activities and programs and will receive a password to our members' only site.
Service Providers, Distributors, Integrators, VARs, and Resellers should see the Service Provider and Channel categories of membership. For more information on vendor pricing information visit the pricing page.
Service Provider and Channel Membership - Building Value Across the Supply Chain
SNIA recognizes the role service providers, distributors, integrators, VARs, and resellers play in promoting the adoption of leading-edge storage technologies. And our vendor-neutral environment is the ideal place for these kinds of companies to maximize efforts to provide cost-effective solutions to client's data storage and management needs.
If your organization provides managed IT and/or communication services to other businesses typically on a periodic subscription model, including infrastructure, storage and data management,, platform, network, data insurance, and software, the Service Provider membership category is for you.
If your organization offers solutions and professional services for vendor's and service provider's products, including distributors, value-added-resellers (VARs), system integrators, and resellers, the Channel membership category is for you.
Top Ten Reasons to Become a Service Provider or Channel Member
As a Service Provider or Channel member, each employee of your company is eligible to participate in SNIA's member's-only activities and programs and receive a password to our member's-only site. For more information on channel membership pricing information, visit the pricing page.
SNIA's individual members stay current, connected, and marketable. Working alongside industry leaders, individual members have the opportunity to sharpen their professional skills, gaining both technical or marketing knowledge that otherwise could take years of on-the-job training.
Individual Membership is open to anyone who supports the mission and objectives of the SNIA. Individual membership entitles an individual to participate in Technical Work Groups (TWG) and Committee meetings and access the members-only portion of the SNIA Web site. For more information on membership and on dues please visit our pricing page.
SNIA non-profit memberships are open to qualified universities, teaching hospitals, federal/state/local government agencies, and military organizations. This category of membership entitles faculty and students to attend Technical Work Group meetings, access the "Groups at Work" portion of our Web site, and receive special member rates for conferences. Applications MUST be submitted by a verifiable official of the institution. Student applications are not accepted. Annual Membership dues are complimentary.