SNIA Advances Persistent Memory and Solid State Technical Knowledge at Flash Memory Summit 2016

For Release: 
2016-07-27

Colorado Springs, Colo. (July 27, 2016) – The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) and its Solid State Storage Initiative (SSSI) today outlined the details of its participation in the upcoming Flash Memory Summit 2016, which will feature a variety of educational, training and networking opportunities for conference attendees.

SNIA’s Key Activities At Flash Memory Summit 2016

WHAT:     Flash Memory Summit 2016 - www.flashmemorysummit.com
WHERE:   Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA
WHEN:    August 8-11, 2016
WHAT:     SNIA and SSSI Sessions at Flash Memory Summit:

Tuesday, August 9, 9:45 am - 10:50 am 

  • Persistent Memory – Beyond Flash, organized by the SNIA Solid State Storage Initiative Persistent Memory – Beyond Flash (Forum R-21)
  • Chairperson: Jim Pappas, SNIA Board of Directors Vice-Chair/SSSI Co-Chair, Intel; papers presented by SNIA members Rob Peglar, Symbolic IO, Rob Davis, Mellanox, Ken Gibson, Intel, Doug Voigt, HPE, and Neal Christensen, Microsoft
    Wednesday, August 10, 8:30 am - 11:00 am

SNIA Education Afternoon –An open to the public pre-conference event held on Monday, August 8 from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, in SCCC Room 203/204, where attendees can learn about multiple storage-related topics with five SNIA Tutorials on flash storage, combined service infrastructures, VDBench, stored-data encryption, and Non-Volatile DIMM (NVDIMM) integration via SNIA Seminars from SNIA member speakers.

Solid State Storage Initiative Reception –A networking event open to SNIA members and colleagues on Monday, August 8 from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm in SCCC Room 203/204 with SSSI leadership providing perspectives on the persistent memory and SSD markets, SSD performance, NVDIMM, SSD data recovery/erase, and interface technology. Attendees will also be entered into a drawing to win solid state drives.

Visit us in the Expo –The SNIA SSSI can be found in booth #820 in Hall B and in the Solutions Showcase in Hall C on the Flash Memory Summit Exhibit Floor.  Attendees can review a series of updated performance statistics on NVDIMM and SSD, see live NVDIMM demonstrations, access SSD data recovery/erase education, and preview a new white paper discussing erasure with regard to SSDs.  SNIA representatives will also be present to discuss other SNIA programs such as certification, conformance testing, membership, and conferences.

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