Storage Networking Industry Association

The SNIA is a non-profit global organization dedicated to developing standards and education programs to advance storage and information technology.

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100+ Sessions at SDC 2018

Over 100 presentations are now available for download on topics including NVMe & NVMe over Fabrics, Persistent Memory, Orchestration, Object Storage, Performance, Storage Architecture and more. Learn from hundreds of experts in one place.

CDMI 2.0 – Now an Open Source Standard

Announced at the Storage Developer Conference, the Cloud Data Management Interface (CDMI) 2.0 specification is now an open source standard. Learn more.

Introducing the SNIA Networking Storage Forum

The SNIA Ethernet Storage Forum (ESF) has some exciting news! An updated charter that better reflects what’s happening in the world of networked storage, and a new name: The Networking Storage Forum – NSF for short. Learn more.


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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Blogs, Webcasts & Podcasts


Deciphering the Economics of Building a Cloud Storage Architecture
Building a cloud storage architecture requires both storage vendors, cloud service providers and large enterprises to consider new technical and economic paradigms in order to enable a flexible and cost efficient architecture.
SNIA Cloud Blog


SDC Podcast #75: Deep Sea Fishing: A Swordfish Deep-Dive
by Richelle Ahlvers, Storage Management Architect, Broadcom Limited
SNIA Podcasts


Upcoming Webcast: Flash Storage with 24G SAS Leads the Way in Crunching Big Data
Our panel of storage experts will present practical solutions to today’s petabyte problems and beyond.
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Upcoming Webcast: Extending RDMA for Persistent Memory over Fabrics
This webcast will outline extensions to RDMA protocols that confirm such persistence and additionally can order successive writes to different memories within the target system.
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Dive into Computational Storage at Storage Developer Conference 2018 – A Chat with SNIA Technical Council Co-Chair Mark Carlson
SNIA on Storage spoke with Mark Carlson, SNIA Technical Council Co-Chair and Principal Engineer, Industry Standards, Toshiba Memory America, to understand why SDC is bringing Computational Storage to conference attendees.


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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