Join XAM

XAM Initiative Membership Benefits:

  • Collaboration with leaders from across the industry to define the direction of data management standards
  • Leadership positions available in XAM Initiative Governing Board and its Committees
  • Develop relationships with key industry media and analysts and other industry associations
  • Work with IT professionals and gain first hand understanding of their data management requirements
  • Participation in the planning of significant SNIA industry conferences such as SNW, EIW, SDC
  • Participation in public technology launches and demonstrations

XAM Initiative Membership Categories:

  • Large Strategic Member -- Revenue Greater than $500M US per year -- $35K US
  • Medium Strategic Member -- Revenue between $10M US and $500M US per year -- $17K US
  • Small Strategic Member -- Revenue between $1M US and $10M US -- $8K US
  • Initiative Member -- ISV, Storage Vendor, O/S Vendor -- $5K US
  • Non-voting Consulting Company -- $500 US
  • Non-vendor Member -- Non-voting -- $0 US
  • Non-Profit Member -- Pre-negotiated Rate

XAM Initiative Sponsorship Opportunities:

  • Strategic members are encouraged to make resource pledges for 2007 and 2008 to seed the FCAS and XAM SDK TWGs with technical resources and to establish funds to carry out education, market development, and interoperability programs
  • Sponsorship fees between $50-150K
  • Loaned storage, servers, desktops, LAN and SAN network
  • Dedicated people resources for software development engineering, QA engineering, software build engineer, and or project management

Current Companies Participating in XAM Activities:

Acopia Networks
Asempra Technologies
Atempo
Brocade Communications Systems
Bycast
Ciprico
Computer Associates
COPAN Systems
Crossroads Systems
Data Storage Institute
Dell Computer Corporation
Digi-Data
Diogenes Analytical Laboratories
EMC Corporation
FUJITSU LIMITED (Japan)
Fujitsu Siemens Computers EUROPE
Hewlett-Packard Company
Hitachi Data Systems
Hitachi, Ltd.
IBM
Industrial Technology Research Institute
Iron Mountain
iStor Networks
iVivity, Inc.
LSI Logic - Engenio Storage Group
Microsoft Corporation
MindTree
National Security Agency
NEC Corporation
NetApp
Onaro
Open Text
PANASAS
Patni Computer Systems
Permabit
Pillar Data Systems
Plasmon
QLogic
San Diego Supercomputer Center at UCSD
Scentric
Seagate Technology
Sun Microsystems
Symantec
TeraCloud Corporation
UNH InterOperabiliy Laboratory
University of Minnesota
Vignette
Wipro Technologies
XIOtech Corporation
Xyratex