20 August 2012 - The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) today announced the receipt of the Linear Tape File System (LTFS) Format Specification v 2.1 from industry as well as the formation of the LTFS Technical Work Group (LTFS TWG). The TWG is expected to broaden the industry collaboration and adoption of the LTFS Format as well as develop future versions of the specification.
20 August 2012 - The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) announced on Monday the receipt of the Linear Tape File System (LTFS) Format Specification v 2.1 from industry, as well as the formation of the LTFS Technical Work Group (LTFS TWG).
20 August 2012 - The Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA) has announced and published more documents for data center customers of cloud usage. These new cloud usage models for to address customer demands for interoperability of various clouds and services before for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) among other topics which are now joined by the new Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and foundational document for cloud interoperability.
15 August 2012 - The advent of cloud computing exploding to most any type of application being available, has caused severe confusion for end-users.It only makes sense for industry standards and interoperability to be established and provide some guidance for customers. This is an update of a post we did in 2009 when the standards were announced.It has been updated for todays evolution of the cloud and SaaS marketplace.
06 August 2012 - What exactly is a cloud storage gateway? We know what direct-access storage (DAS) is, and understand SANs and NAS, forms of networked storage. Cloud storage is, obviously, storage in the cloud. But when, where, how and why do we need a cloud gateway for storage?
27 July 2012 - The IEEE standard for 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) network technologies was ratified over ten years ago, and vendors have been shipping products for over a decade now. However, use cases and economic conditions have not been compelling enough to justify broad adoption until now. Both technical and economic reasons are creating an environment in the data center primed for 10GbE adoption. So, will 2012 be the year for 10GbE?
18 July 2012 - SNIA Group will act as main technical entity to coordinate systems standards for software- enabling NVM hardware SNIA group will produce specs and will drive consistency of interface standards and messages related to NVM hardware SNIA NVM TWG founded by Dell, EMC, Fujitsu, HP, IBM, Intel, NetApp, Oracle, QLogic and Symantec
16 July 2012 - An Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) for Cloud Data Management Interface (CDMI) specification implementation based on OpenStack Swift has been published.
10 July 2012 - The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) is pleased to announce that Jim Pappas, Director of Technology Initiatives, Data Center Group, Intel Corporation has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Mr. Pappas will join 12 other distinguished members of the industry on the Board of Directors that is charged with oversight of the Associations vision and mission as well as ensuring that tangible value accrues to member companies.
01 July 2012 - Big data has the potential to change the way firms both small and large do business, and that's why it's one of the hottest topics shaping the technology world today. By Scott Herron, SNIA Europe, MaintenanceNeT, Inc.