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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New SNIA Technical White Paper: Spare Resource and Capacity Overview

Perplexed by the dichotomy between spare drives and spare storage capacity? Download this SNIA whitepaper for a simplified yet comprehensive model for how to clarify and augment the treatment of spare storage in DMTF Redfish® or SNIA Swordfish™. Download here.

Speak at SDC - Sept. 23-26, 2019

Show off your technical chops and speak at SDC 2019! The call for presentations is now open. Share you knowledge and experience by submitting a presentation proposal for consideration. Our submission review process begins May 10, 2019. Learn more.

Facebook Joins SNIA

SNIA is pleased to welcome Facebook as one of its newest members. Facebook will be working with SNIA and the SFF Technical Work Group. See the full list of SNIA members here. View Member List.


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


What Drives SNIA Technical Work?
Q&A from our experts from the recent live webcast “The Networking Requirements for Hyperconverged Infrastructure” hosted by the SNIA Networking Storage Forum (NSF).


#87: Latest developments with NVMe/TCP
by Sagi Grimberg, Principal Architect, Lightbits Labs
SNIA Podcasts


Upcoming Webcast: Trends in Worldwide Media and Entertainment Storage
Join SNIA SSSI Education Chair and leading analyst Tom Coughlin for a journey into the requirements and trends in worldwide data storage for entertainment content acquisition, editing, archiving, and digital presentation.
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On Demand Webcast: What’s New in Container Storage
Learn what’s new, what to pay attention to, and how to make sense of the ever-shifting container landscape.
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Got Questions on Container Storage? We’ve Got Answers!
Q&A with expert Keith Hudgins of Docker from the recent live webcast “What’s New in Container Storage.” hosted by the SNIA Cloud Storage Technologies Initiative (CSTI).
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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.

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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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