Storage Networking Industry Association

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The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) is a registered 501(c)(6)non-profit trade association incorporated in December 1997.[1] SNIA has more than 160 unique members, 3,500 active contributing members and over 50,000 IT end users and storage professionals worldwide.  SNIA’s mission is a globally recognized and trusted authority for storage leadership, standards, and technology expertise by leading the storage industry in developing and promoting vendor-neutral architectures, standards, and educational services that facilitate the efficient management, movement and security of information. To learn more visit

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SNIA’s membership community participates in the following storage-related technical working groups:

  • Cloud Storage Technologies
  • Data Management
  • Data Security
  • Networked Storage
  • Next Generation Data Center
  • Persistent Memory
  • Physical Storage
  • Power Efficiency Measurement
  • Storage Management

SNIA and its technical council maintain a vendor-neutral dictionary and glossary of storage networking, data, and information management terminology.

The SNIA dictionary won an award for publication excellence in 2009 and 2012 from the Business Communications Report.

SNIA is also the organizer the Storage Developers Conference (SDC) and manages a vendor-neutral Technology Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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