Technology Focus Areas

As a global non-profit organization, SNIA is dedicated to developing standards and education programs to advance storage and information technology. Our focus is concentrated in these technology areas:

Follow the links to find a summary of what we are doing in each of these areas, and the most recent output from our various communities.

Cloud Storage Technologies

  • Data into and out of the Cloud
  • Data Orchestration

Data Management

  • Integrity
  • Protection
  • Retention

Data Security

  • Privacy and Data Protection Regulations
  • Storage Security

Next Generation Data Center

  • Composable Infrastructure
  • Next Generation Storage Management API
  • Software Defined Storage

Networked Storage

  • Data Access Protocols
  • Networking Technologies for Storage

Persistent Memory

  • Non-Volatile Memory Programming Model
  • NVDIMMs

Physical Storage

  • Computational Storage
  • Connectors, Form Factors & Transceivers
  • Hyperscaler Storage
  • Object Drives
  • Solid State Storage

Power Efficiency Measurement

  • SNIA Emerald™ Power Efficiency

Storage Management

  • Device and System Management