Technology Areas of Focus

As a global not-for-profit organization, SNIA is dedicated to developing and promoting vendor-neutral architectures, standards, and educational services that facilitate the efficient management, movement, and security of information in the following areas:

SNIA Technology Focus Areas

Click on the categories below to learn more about what SNIA is doing in each of these areas.

Cloud Storage Technologies

  • Data into and out of the Cloud
  • Data Orchestration, Portability and Management

Computational Storage

  • Drives, Processors, Arrays, and Memory

Data Governance & Security

  • Blockchain Storage
  • Integrity, Protection, Long Term Retention
  • Storage Security
  • Data Protection and Privacy Regulations

DNA Data Storage

  • Interoperable storage ecosystem based on DNA as a data storage medium

Networked Storage

  • Data Access Protocols
  • Networking Technologies for Storage

Persistent Memory

  • Non-Volatile Memory Programming Model
  • NVDIMMs
  • Smart Data Accelerator Interface

Physical Storage

  • Form Factor and Pinouts for Storage
  • Hyperscaler Storage
  • IP Based Drives: Management and Interface
  • Object Drive Key Value Application
  • Programming Interface
  • Solid State Performance Management

Power Efficiency Measurement

  • SNIA Emerald™ Power Efficiency

Storage Management

  • Device and System Management
  • Next Generation Storage Management API