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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100+ Sessions at SDC 2018

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 now!

Announcing SNIA Cloud Storage Technologies

The cloud storage debate has been won. Find out why SNIA Cloud has added “Technologies” to its name and what it means to the industry. Learn more.

SMI-S 1.8 CTP Test Now Available

SNIA’s Storage Management Initiative Specification (SMI-S) Conformance Testing Program (CTP) allows you to test your products with a vendor-neutral test suite. Learn more. 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.

Learn more about SNIA's technical work and standards.

Blogs, Webcasts & Podcasts


Dive into NVMe at Storage Developer Conference – a Chat with SNIA Technical Council Co-Chair Bill Martin
Get a sneak preview of the 16 sessions at SDC on NVMe and NVMe-oF in this interview with Bill Martin, SNIA Technical Council Co-Chair


SDC Podcast #75: #75: Deep Sea Fishing: A Swordfish Deep-Dive
by Richelle Ahlvers, Storage Management Architect, Broadcom Limited
SNIA Podcasts


Upcoming Webcast: The 100-Year Archive Survey Results 2007-2017 How is long term data retention changing?
Find out in this live webcast where SNIA experts will present findings from the 100-Year Archive Survey
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Upcoming Webcast: Extending RDMA for Persistent Memory over Fabrics
This webcast will outline extensions to RDMA protocols that confirm such persistence and additionally can order successive writes to different memories within the target system.
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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.


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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