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Persistent Memory Hardware Threat Model Technical White Paper

This white paper discusses approaches for securing persistent memory (PM); particularly considering unique characteristics of PM. Learn more.

SNIA Recognized in Two Best of Show Awards at the 2018 Flash Memory Summit

Awarded for its Innovative Work on Real World Storage Workload Performance Test Specification and Recognized for its SNIA Swordfish™ Storage Management Standard. Read release.

The SDC 2018 Agenda is now live!

Check out over 100 presentations 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. Register by August 24th to get the Early Bird Discount!


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


Upcoming Webcast: State of The SNIA Persistent Memory Security Threat Model
The SNIA PM security threat model provides a starting place for exposing system behavior, protocol and implementation security gaps that are specific to PM.
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Dive into Orchestration at SDC – a Chat with Mark Carlson, SNIA Technical Council Co-Chair
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 Orchestration to conference attendees.


Upcoming Webcast: RoCE vs. iWARP
In the next SNIA ESF "Great Storage Debates" series webcasts, we'll be examining two commonly known RDMA protocols that run over Ethernet; RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) and IETF-standard iWARP.
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SNIA Swordfish™ – Your Questions Answered
SNIA experts Richelle Ahlvers and Don Deel, responded to questions during the webcast "Introduction to SNIA Swordfish™ – Scalable Storage Management."


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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