Technology Focus Areas

SNIA is a not-for-profit global organization that leads the storage industry in developing and promoting vendor-neutral architectures, standards, and educational services that facilitate the efficient management, movement, and security of information. 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

Computational Storage

  • Services and Products
  • Drives, Processors, Arrays

Data Governance & Security

  • Privacy and Data Protection Regulations
  • Storage Security
  • Integrity, Protection, Retention

Networked Storage

  • Data Access Protocols
  • Networking Technologies for Storage

Persistent Memory

  • Non-Volatile Memory Programming Model
  • NVDIMMs

Physical 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
  • Next Generation Storage Management