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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The UNH InterOperability Lab (UNH-IOL) Joins SNIA to Support Interoperability in Storage Networking

The University of New Hampshire Interoperability Lab (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance solutions for the networking industry, is excited to announce they recently joined SNIA. Learn more.

Speak at SDC - Sept. 23-26, 2019

Show off your technical chops and speak at SDC 2019! The call for presentations is now open. Share you knowledge and experience by submitting a presentation proposal for consideration. Our submission review process begins May 10, 2019. Learn more.

SNIA Swordfish™ v1.0.7a is Now a SNIA Technical Position

Available for immediate download, the SNIA Swordfish™ 1.0.7a version is now a SNIA Technical Position. Download now.


Technology Focus Areas

Our areas of focus are well-aligned with both existing and emerging technologies, and with the needs of legacy and of emerging IT infrastructures.
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Featured Video

PM Summit Keynote: Converging Memory and Storage
Presented by Frank Hady, Fellow, Intel

Blogs, Webcasts & Podcasts


Experts Answer Virtualization and Storage Networking Questions
Q&A from our experts, Jason Massae from VMware and Cody Hosterman from Pure Storage, from the recent live webcast “Virtualization and Storage Networking Best Practices.”


#86: Emerging Interconnects: Open Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface (OpenCAPI) and Gen-Z
by Jeff Stuecheli, STSM, System Architecture, IBM and Kurtis Bowman, President of the Gen-Z Consortium; Director of Technology and Architecture, Dell's Server CTO Office
SNIA Podcasts


Upcoming Webcast: The Scale-Out File System Architecture Overview
This webcast will present an overview of scale-out file system architectures.
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Upcoming Webcast: What's New in Container Storage
Learn what’s new, what to pay attention to, and how to make sense of the ever-shifting container landscape.
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Persistently Fun Once Again – SNIA’s 7th Persistent Memory Summit is a Wrap!
What a great day — With fourteen sessions presented by 23 speakers covering the breadth of where PM is in 2019.


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.

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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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