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New SNIA Technical Work Group to Focus on Computational Storage

Industry-wide Interest in Solutions and Standards to Move Compute Closer to Data Learn more.

2019 Persistent Memory Summit Call for Submissions Now Open

The SNIA Solid State Storage Initiative is requesting submissions for the 2019 SNIA Persistent Memory Summit, especially in the areas of persistent memory applications, implementing persistent memory in today's environments, and the impact of persistent memory. Learn more.


New Advanced Storage Certification Exam Now Available

SNIA announces the new Advanced Storage Certification Exam to achieve the new credential of SNIA Certified Information Architect (SCIA). Becoming an (SCIA) demonstrates certification to design, plan, and architect a storage infrastructure of storage transport, back-end storage targets and employ best practices.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


#79: Various All Flash Solution Architectures
by Mike Scriber, Sr. Director, Server Solution Management, Supermicro
SNIA Podcasts


Upcoming Webcast: Take the Leap to SNIA’s Storage Management Initiative Specification 1.8
Enterprise storage industry expert Mike Walker will provide an overview of new indications, methods, properties and profiles of SMI-S 1.7 and the newly introduced version, SMI-S 1.8.
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Upcoming Webcast: Virtualization and Storage Networking Best Practices
In this webcast, we will share those insights and lessons learned by discussing common mistakes when setting up storage arrays, the most valuable configurations, and how to maximize the value of your array and vSphere
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How Scale-Out Storage Changes Networking Demands
Scale-out storage is increasingly popular for Cloud, High-Performance Computing, Machine Learning, and certain Enterprise applications...but imposes different and more intense workloads on the network.


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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