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Storage Security: Data Protection - Technical White Paper

Data protection is an essential element of storage security. This technical white paper offers data protection considerations and guidance to augment the existing storage security ISO/IEC 27040:2015 standard.

Help Develop Our New Advanced-level Storage Certification Exam

New Workshop Dates: April 30 - May 4, 2018.

If you are a Storage professional with the level of technical knowledge and broad storage industry experience we need, we would welcome your help. SNIA is engaged on the development of

SDC Call for Presentations is Now Open

SDC is now seeking storage development professionals willing to share their knowledge and experience by submitting a presentation proposal for consideration at SDC. The deadline to submit a proposal is May 10th.

Technology Communities

Members who volunteer to be part of the many SNIA Technical Work Groups gain in-depth expert knowledge of the standards in development.

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Featured Video

Persistent Memory Summit 2018 - Workload Performance Comparison by Eden Kim, Chief Executive Officer, Calypso Systems Inc
Published on Jan 26, 2018

Blogs, Webcasts & Podcasts


On-Demand Webcast: Introduction to SNIA Swordfish™ – Scalable Storage Management
The SNIA Swordfish specification helps to provide a unified approach for the management of storage and servers in...
SNIA Webcasts



Storage Controllers – Are You Too Proud to Ask?
Are you a control freak? Have you ever wondered what was the difference between a storage controller, a RAID controller, a PCIe Controller, or a metadata controller?SNIA Ethernet Storage Blog


Upcoming Webcast: Everything You Wanted To Know...But Were Too Proud To Ask - Storage Controllers
In part Aqua of the “Everything You Wanted To Know About Storage But Were Too Proud To Ask” webcast series, we’re going to be taking an unusual step of focusing on a term that is used constantly, but often has different meanings.
SNIA Webcasts


Benchmarking Workload Storage Performance – An Expert Q&A
Our experts, Mark Rogov and Chris Coniff, explain how to measure and optimize storage performance of workloads in this Q&A from our recent Storage Performance Benchmarking: Workloads webcast.
SNIA Ethernet Storage Blog


SDC Podcast #69: Update on Windows Persistent Memory Support
by Neal Christiansen, Principal Development Lead, Microsoft
SNIA Podcasts


SNIA Events

From multi-day conferences to symposia to webcasts, SNIA develops and participates in events across the industry and around the world.

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Certification Programs

The SNIA Storage Networking Certification Program (SNCP) provides a strong foundation of vendor-neutral, systems-level credentials that integrate with and complement individual vendor certifications.

Learn more about the program and the benefits of becoming certified.

Certification Levels


The SNIA certification program was recently ranked by CIO Magazine as a "Top 7 Storage Certification," stating that IT professionals who earn the certification "join an elite group of storage networking professionals at the top of their games."


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