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SMI-S Version 1.8.0 Rev. 4 Now a SNIA Technical Position

SMI-S provides access to common storage management functions and features. It is a proven and internationally recognized standard used in over 1,350 storage products.

2020 Persistent Memory Summit Programming Challenge

Your chance to design a persistent-memory-based application is here! Submit your entry to the first SNIA NVDIMM Programming Challenge. The first round of review is now open.

Register for SDC EMEA – February 4-5

SDC EMEA will be held in Tel Aviv February 4-5, 2020. Check out the agenda of presentations on NVMe, Computational Storage, SMB3 1.1, AI applications, Solid State Storage and more.


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


A Q&A to Better Understand Storage Security
This Q&A examines the big picture of storage security, relevant terminology and key concepts. SNIA NSF Blog


#117: Developments in LTO Tape Hardware and Software
by David Pease, Distinguished Engineer Emeritus, IBM, and Takeshi Ishimoto, Senior Software Engineer, IBM
SNIA Podcasts


Upcoming Webcast: What a Year It Was – and Where We Need To Go on Emerging Memory
Following up on their 2018 groundbreaking report on emerging memories, Jim Handy and Tom Coughlin will provide an update on advances in support from SNIA, the launch of Optane memory on DIMMs, new MRAM types, and more. Don’t miss their perspective on the groundwork that still needs to be covered to bring persistent memory to mainstream computing. SNIA Webcasts


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