Networking Storage Forum - Mission & Charter

The mission of the SNIA Networking Storage Forum (NSF) is to drive the broad adoption and awareness of storage networking solutions and:

  • Promote networked storage solutions, relevant standards, and the implementation of these standards, including FCoE, iSCSI, NFS, NVMe-oF, SMB, and Hyperconverged (HCI) solutions
  • Highlight the value of storage networking to the industry and its customers
  • Educate vendors, end users, and system integrators about storage systems, networking, and standards
  • Leverage SNIA groups and events to support SNIA’s goal to advance storage and information technology
  • Advocate customer needs and reflect user concerns back into the industry standards development process 

NSF Leadership Team

The activity of the SNIA Networking Storage Forum is governed by the policies and procedures adopted by the Ethernet Storage Forum governing body and those defined by the SNIA Board of Directors.  The 2018 NSF Governing Board comprises the following member company representatives:

  • John Kim, Mellanox, Chair 
  • Alex McDonald, NetApp - Vice Chair