SMB3 Plugfest

January 28-31, 2019, Co-located with SDC EMEA in Tel Aviv

The purpose of this Plugfest is for vendors to bring their implementations of SMB3 to test, identify, and fix bugs in a collaborative setting with the goal of providing a forum in which companies can develop interoperable products.  The SNIA provides and supports the network and infrastructure for the Plugfest, creating a collaborative framework for testing.  The participants of the Plugfest work together to define the testing process, assuring that objectives are accomplished.

The SNIA SMB3 Plugfest offers:

  • The latest Windows client and server software from Microsoft, including test suites that help verify interoperability on various features of SMB3 protocols
  • Technical support from SMB3 engineers to look at traces and help with diagnosing problems
  • Plugfest participants are covered by a non-disclosure agreement and entry is restricted to registrants only

How Your Company Can Participate

While the participation costs and logistical details are being worked out, any company wishing to participate should complete the SDC EMEA SMB3 Plugfest Survey. Once additional details are available you will be contacted with additional information.

SMB3 Plugfest Logistics

The SNIA will provide and support the network and infrastructure for the SNIA EMEA SMB3 Plugfest, creating a collaborative framework for testing.  Each participant will be provided with a work area,  access to standard power and a network connection.  For special power requirements please contact the SNIA for additional costs.

Plugfest testing starts on Monday January 28th 2019 at 8:30am, and will conclude and teardown starting at 4:00pm on Thursday January 31st, with everything removed from the room by 5:30pm.

Please note that participants are responsible for shipping and any hotel drayage arrangements and charges, etc., regarding their equipment.