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OpenFabrics Alliance

SNIA and the OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) recently formed an alliance to collaborate on activities that advance remote access to persistent memory and the adoption of remote persistent memory as a mainstream technology. Learn more about the alliance activities that took place at the OFA Workshop.

Flash Memory Summit Tutorials Requested

Flash Memory Summit 2018 is seeking tutorials for its pre-conference day, August 6th. If you’d like to share your knowledge and expertise in this area, please contact Marty Foltyn for details on tutorial submissions.

Data Protection Best Practices White Paper

Data protection encompasses much more than backup and recovery techniques, including data loss, accessibility, availability, confidentiality, and compliance. This SNIA technical white paper covers factors to consider for data protection at the storage level and offers detailed best practices. Download the white paper today.


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.

Featured Video

SDC EMEA Tel Aviv 2018: IBM Object Storage: Storage for Developers
Michael Factor, Ph.D., IBM Fellow, Storage and Systems, IBM Research — Haifa
Published on May 3, 2018

Blogs, Webcasts & Podcasts


Upcoming Webcast: FCoE vs. iSCSI vs. iSER
The “Great Storage Debates” webcast series continues, this time on FCoE vs. iSCSI vs. iSER.
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Security GDPR, SNIA and You
SNIA has been tracking the requirements of the GDPR for a while now, and can provide a host of helpful content to introduce the GDPR and explain key elements that are relevant to storage ecosystems..SNIA Storage Blog


On Demand Webcast: State of Persistent Memory Technologies - What Does the Industry Need?
Hear the latest on Persistent Memory Technologies and bring your ideas on what the industry needs in user perspective case studies, best practices and vertical industry requirements.
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File, Block and Object Storage: Real-world Questions, Expert Answers
Our experts answer your questions from the Great Storage Debate webcast “File vs. Block vs. Object Storage.”
SNIA Ethernet Storage Blog


SDC Podcast #69: Update on Windows Persistent Memory Support
by Neal Christiansen, Principal Development Lead, Microsoft
SNIA Podcasts


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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