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SNIA Announces Dr. J Metz as New Board Chair

SNIA has announced the appointment of Dr. J Metz to serve as Interim Chair of the SNIA Board of Directors. Dr. Metz succeeds David Dale, who is retiring from NetApp and stepped down from his role as SNIA Board Chair, after serving in that leadership role for the past seven years.

New Storage Management Infographic

Learn more about the many programs SNIA’s Storage Management Initiative has to offer in this easy to consume Infographic. Download or view it here.

SDC 2020 - Now a Virtual Event

While SNIA is not able to hold a face-to-face event this year, we will continue the momentum that SDC brings to the storage development community in a virtual event. SDC will continue to present excellent and informative content, as well as provide opportunities for networking. Register today for $95


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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Blogs, Webcasts & Podcasts


Key Management FAQ
Key management focuses on protecting cryptographic keys from threats and ensuring keys are available when needed. And it’s no small task. Here’s an FAQ on what it takes to ensure effective key management. SNIA Networked Storage Blog


#128: Surfing the World Wide File: SMB3 improvements for safe and efficient internet access
by Frank Li, Software Developer, Microsoft and Andy Ruiz Cabrera, Software Engineer 2, Microsoft SNIA Podcasts


Upcoming Webcast: Storage Networking Security Series: Security & Privacy Regulations
Worldwide, regulations are being created and enforced with the intention of protecting personal data. This webcast will highlight common privacy principles and themes within key privacy regulations and explore related cybersecurity implications. SNIA Webcasts


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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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