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SNIA

(Storage Networking Industry Association, San Francisco, CA, www.snia.org) An organization devoted to the advancement of mission critical storage systems. Founded in 1997, its goal is to determine the standards that must be developed to allow hosts and storage systems to interact via common protocols. SNIA was spearheaded by Strategic Research Corporation's Michael Peterson.
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DMTF members turned over the storage component of CIM/WBEM, Bluefin, to SNIA which renamed it SMI-S.
QLogic is pleased to participate in today's demonstration by the SNIA and will continue to take a highly active role in the FCIA SANmark program and the formation of standards like FC-SW2, Fibre Channel Switched Fabrics - 2.
SNIA is a sponsor of the challenge, and will assist with judging submissions for the XAM Coding Challenge, which will consist of two parts, the Ideas Competition and the Prototyping Competition.
Originally, SNIA emerged as an educational and marketing organization supporting the storage networking industry.
As the leader of the SNIA's Technical Council, I am looking forward to working collaboratively with this strong group of industry leaders to help guide the SNIA's technical direction into 2009," said Dave Thiel, Chair of the SNIA Technical Council.
To deliver standards quickly and efficiently, the SNIA is developing a comprehensive technology road map.
The storage industry is quickly evolving to keep pace with technology and SNIA plays an important part in this process.
The Council operates as a committee of the SNIA that meets, generally, on a monthly basis.
We are pleased to add Brocade to the list of SNIA partners who recognize or require SNIA certifications," said Rick Bauer, Technology & Education Director for the SNIA.
It will recommend and prioritize the areas where SNIA is the proper and most efficient venue for defining th The Council will accept technical proposals from SNIA members.
The SNIA Technical Council keeps the development efforts of the Association on-track and on-target while looking for new opportunities like software development and green storage to expand the SNIA's efforts and provide additional value to the industry and customers.
End-user education around the world through seminars, SNIA tutorials, industry events and hands-on demonstrations remains a primary focus.