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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Help Develop Our New Advanced-level Storage Certification Exam

New Workshop Dates: April 30 - May 4, 2018.

If you are a Storage professional with the level of technical knowledge and broad storage industry experience we need, we would welcome your help.

SDC India Call for Presentations

SDC India call for presentations is now open. We are seeking the brightest minds in the industry: Don’t delay as we are in the final call. You can find further details here.

SNIA Storage 101 Webcast Series – Call for Presentations

Through our partnership with BrightTalk, SNIA has the opportunity to create a SNIA Tutorial webcast series which will be broadcast on a regular basis.


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

Persistent Memory  Summit 2018 - Persistent Memory over Fabrics (PMoF) by Paul Grun, Open Fabrics Alliance Vice Chair; Advanced Technology Development, Cray, Inc
Published on Jan 26, 2018

Blogs, Webcasts & Podcasts


File vs. Block vs. Object Storage – Are Worlds Colliding?
When it comes to storage, a byte is a byte is a byte, isn’t it? One of the enduring truths about simplicity is that scale makes...
SNIA Ethernet Storage Blog


Upcoming Webcast: File vs. Block vs. Object Storage
In this webcast, we'll compare file, block and object storage, the access methods that support them, various use cases, pros and cons of each, and different demands on storage devices and programming technologies.
SNIA Webcasts


AI, Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing in Action
Get answers to some fascinating questions about the real-world application of IBM Watson as a digital support assistant...
SNIA Cloud Blog


Upcoming Webcast: Introduction to SNIA Swordfish™ – Scalable Storage Management
The SNIA Swordfish specification helps to provide a unified approach for the management of storage and servers in...
SNIA Webcasts


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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