February 14, 2013 09:00 ET

Media Alert: The SNIA Launches Storage Practitioner and Data Expert Conference

Conference Created by Storage Experts, for Storage Experts Opens Call for Presentations

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 14, 2013) - The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) is pleased to announce the first Storage Practitioner and Data Expert Conference (SPDEcon) and formal call for speakers.

SPDEcon is aimed at providing the information and know-how to further advance solutions, increase acceptability and interoperability in production environments, and help participants understand where storage and data technologies are heading.

SPDEcon is intended for technical storage experts, e.g. architects, implementers, IT professionals, practitioners, vendor employees, resellers, systems engineers, systems integrators, and technical consultants.

Share your knowledge and experience as a storage expert by submitting a presentation for consideration at SPDEcon. For a listing of event topics and to submit your presentation for consideration, please visit

Deadline for submitting proposals is March 11, 2013.

June 10-12, 2013
Hyatt Regency Hotel
Santa Clara, CA

About the SNIA
The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) is a not-for-profit global organization, made up of some 400 member companies spanning virtually the entire storage industry. SNIA's mission is to lead the storage industry worldwide in developing and promoting standards, technologies, and educational services to empower organizations in the management of information. To this end, the SNIA is uniquely committed to delivering standards, education, and services that will propel open storage networking solutions into the broader market. For additional information, visit the SNIA web site at