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PRESENTATION TITLE GOES HERE SNIA 2013 ANNUAL MEMBERS MEETING October 3, :00 a.m. PT– Teleconference (See Next Page for Dial-in and WebEx Instructions)
Conference Call Dial-in and WebEx Information Conference Call Information: Toll-Free Access Number: Participant PIN Code: # International Toll-Free and Toll Numbers: Toll Access Number: Several Key Commands: To mute or unmute your own microphone *1 To mute or unmute all participants’ microphones *2 Participants Joining a WebEx: Visit to locate the meeting Click on the meeting name (SNIA All Members Meeting 2013), type in your meeting password: snia2013
2013 Annual Members Meeting Agenda Greetings and Roll Call (for Quorum) - Leo Leger, Executive Director Welcoming Comments and Agenda - Wayne Adams, 2013 Chairman Motion to Approve 2012 Meeting Minutes – Peter Manning, 2013 Secretary Announcement of 2013 Board and Technical Council Election Results, and 2014 Board and TC Members - Leo Leger, Executive Director SNIA Overview and 2013 Annual Update - Wayne Adams, 2013 Chairman Fiscal Report (2012 Annual Report) - Allan Zmyslowski, 2013 Treasurer Questions and Answers - Members and SNIA Board Members Adjourn
Welcome and Approval of 2012 Minutes - Leo Leger, Wayne Adams, and Peter Manning Greetings, Roll Call of Voting Member Companies Primary Representatives of Voting Member Companies, please identify yourselves during Roll Call If you work for a Voting Member Company and do not hear your primary representative, please identify yourself during roll call – Proxy representation is Acceptable Motion for a Vote to approve 2012 Meeting Minutes will take place if quorum is met – if not, we will do a Roll Call again at end of meeting. Otherwise, minutes will be later approved via Ballot.
Roll Call: Roster of Voting Companies And Primary / Voting Representatives Aniruddh Dikhit, Cisco Neal Silverman, Computerworld Tim Hudson, Cryptsoft Bill Dawkins, Dell Computer Corp. Wayne Adams, EMC Corporation Mark Jones, Emulex Corporation Leah Schoeb, Evaluator Group Mike Bellon, Flexstar Al Zmyslowski, Fujitsu America Inc. Walt Hubis, Fusion-io Peter Manning, HP Vincent Franceschini, Hitachi Data Systems Alan Yoder, Huawei Glen Jaquette, IBM Jim Pappas, Intel Corporation Bill Wuertz, LSI Corporation Xuyun Song, MacroSAN SW Worth, Microsoft Corporation Dave Dale, NetApp Bruce Backa, NTP Software Tony Di Cenzo, Oracle Corporation Garth Gibson, Panasas, Inc. Skip Jones, QLogic Mark Pastor, Quantum Bill Martin, Samsung SSI Philippe Nicolas, Scality Molly Rector, Spectra Logic Swapna Yasaparu, STEC Kris Rajana, Vedams Jeff Sosa, Virident Steve Sicola, X-IO Notes: IDT was Voting Member, but “Inactive” Quorum Number Requirement is 16
Announcing Board of Directors Wayne Adams – EMC * David Dale – NetApp * Tony Di Cenzo – Oracle Dave Gimpl – IBM * Skip Jones – QLogic Jim Pappas – Intel * Peter Manning – HP Molly Rector – Spectra Logic * SW Worth – Microsoft Al Zmyslowski – Fujitsu Non-Voting Board Members: Leo Leger – SNIA Executive Director Technical Council Chair (TBD) * Members Elected to a new 2-Year Term. Please note that the SNIA Officer elections will take place on October 13th. Three (3) Appointed Seats on Board of Directors are Available.
Announcing Technical Council Craig Carlson – QLogic Mark Carlson – Oracle * Don Deel – EMC Fred Knight – NetApp Bill Martin – Samsung SSI * Carlos Pratt – IBM * Doug Voigt – HP Alan Yoder – Huawei Non-Voting Technical Council Member Arnold Jones – TC Managing Director * Members re-elected for a new 2-year term Please note that the SNIA Technical Council (TC) Officer elections will take place on October 13 th. Two (2) Appointed Technical Council Member Seats are Available
SNIA Tech Center, US Colorado Springs, CO, USA SNIA Technology Center Tsinghua University, Beijing, PRC SNIA Technology Center Tokyo University, Japan SNIA: Connecting People, Storage and Information Approximately 4,200 Active Members Some 400 Organizations Comprising Vendors, Service Providers, End Users, Channel and Services ~ 48,000 IT Users and Vendors Educated ~2,500 Certified Professionals Achieving ~4,500 Certifications * * Includes 1,000-Plus New “CompTIA Storage + Powered by SNIA” Certifications by Year-end
Staff and Contractors: Supporting and Coordinating SNIA Activities Executive Director: Leo Leger Operations and Business Services Michael Meleedy, Business Services and Education Director Kelli Martin, Business Services Coordinator Marketing Serena Buckholz, Online Programs and Web Manager Kristin Hauser, Marketing Programs and Design Manager Jen Bees and Diane Marsili, Program Consultants (Contractors) Membership Services and Sales Marty Foltyn, Business Development Representative (Contractor) Lisa Mercurio, Membership Services Manager SNIA Emerald and KMIP Programs Dave Thiel, Program Director (Contractor) Education and Global Programs Nancy Clay, Education Program Manager Paul Talbut, Global Education and Regional Affiliate Program Director (Contractor) Technology and Technology Center Arnold Jones, Technical Council Managing Director John Malia, Technology Systems and Support Engineer and SNIA Technology Infrastructure Manager Erin Weiner, Project and Operations Manager SMI Management and Program Support (Includes F&I Programs) Tom Mancuso, Senior. Program Manager, SMI and CSI Program Support James Rigger, Conformance Testing Programs Manager Marilyn Fausset, Senior Technical Writer and GSI Program Support Note: SNIA has Contractor Agreements with approximately 20 additional industry and subject matter experts in various functions and Forums and Initiatives (F&I’s)
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Highlight Activities October 2012 – September 2013 Cloud Storage Initiative’s (CSI), CDMI (Cloud Data Management Interface), the first industry-developed open standard specifically for data storage as a service as part of cloud computing, was designated an International Standard. CSI also participated in the first International Cloud Interoperability Week which took place the week of September Green Storage Initiative (GSI), released SNIA Emerald Specification V2.0 which introduced “hot band” workload testing for storage array testing. GSI also conducted a SNIA Emerald training session in Colorado Springs for industry stakeholders. SNIA Certification continues to evolve with programs like e-Courses, which are now available online or through iPad or Android versions. The certification refresh/rewrite to Storage Networking Management/Administration (201) and Assessment, Planning and Design (300) credentials were also completed. SNIA Tutorials remain popular at industry-wide events with many being video- recorded and available on Website repository. SNIA 2013 Dictionary continues to be industry resource and 2012 Edition again won APEX recognition award. SNIA Brazil also publishing a Portuguese version.
Highlight Activities October, 2012 – September, 2013 Solid State Storage Initiative (SSSI) launched their Workload I/O Capture Program (WIOCP) which is designed to give statistics on workloads at the user level to find out what kind of traffic your software is generating Storage Security Industry Forum (SSIF) is driving industry program for KMIP Conformance Testing at SNIA Colorado Springs Technology Center, ready for testing Q KMIP is an OASIS technical specification Data Protection and Capacity Optimization Committee (DPCO) released a new edition of their DPCO Product Selection Guide Ethernet Storage Forum (ESF) has adjusted its charter to better address trends in the market place by redefining its Special Interest Groups to focus on the broader use of file protocols in datacenter applications, and the continued push toward datacenter consolidation with the use of Ethernet as a storage network Storage Management Initiative (SMI) continues to drive storage management with SMI-S 1.6 and beyond; SMI-Lab, CTP continues on-going efforts to promote industry adoption of SMI-S LTFS and N-VM TWG’s readying specs for public release soon. Will create interest.
Highlight Activities October, 2012 – September, 2013 SNIA Events a Success Winter Members’ Symposium featured enhanced Member Recognition Programs (January) Inaugural Non-Volatile Memory Summit took place during the Winter Member’s Symposium with over 150 attendees – many analysts and media (January) SNW (Co-owned with IDG) – Santa Clara Fall 2012 and Orlando Spring 2013 include still popular Hand-on-Labs and significant SNIA content with Tutorials; Record Registration Inaugural Storage Plumbing and Data Engineering Conference (SPDEcon) met its attendance (over 180 registrants) and financial first–year objectives (June) Successful 10 th Annual Storage Developer Conference in Santa Clara exceeds its sponsorship and attendance (400) goals and includes successful SMB2/SMB3, iSCSI, and Cloud Interoperability Plugfests (September) 2 nd Annual Analytics and Big Data Summit attracted nearly 150 attendees with excellent agenda including three-track breakouts featuring a SNIA Tutorial track (September) SNIA’s Experts and Representatives Participated in a Host of Industry Events SNW Europe; SNW China; LISA’13, IDG Roapmaps; Storage Visions; USENIX FAST; Microsoft Management Summit; Gluecon; IBM Edge; Flash Memory Summit; Intel Developer Forum
Highlight Activities October, 2012 – September, 2013 SNIA’s Global Presence Enhanced Global Steering Committee launched in 2012 and continues to meet monthly with impact SNIA Board and Technical Council members often in Delegation Visits and at Events, e.g., Japan, China, Europe, and others SNIA Brazil near completion of its “Provisional” Phase with committed leadership and membership SNIA China redefining its membership value propositin and evaluating association management services SNIA’s Marketing Strategy Poised for Enhancement New Marketing Steering Committee is launched in August - will Complement both Cross-Marketing and GSC Teams SNIA Continues to Manage its Finances Carefully and is Poised for the Future… 14
SNIA Fiscal Report 15 * Note – 2011 and 2012 P/L numbers include allowances for bad debt and vacation accrual not included in prior years. For details, refer to our 2012 annual report at:
Summary 2013 was a year of continued financial prudence and performance. We are once again projecting a “break-even” financial performance or slight surplus. Despite industry mergers and acquisitions, SNIA has been able to maintain for a third consecutive year a steady revenue stream of membership revenue based on new/replacement members and added Forum and Initiative activity was an important year as SNIA continued to pursue its strategic programs to reinforce the value of linking core storage technologies and standards with upper layers of management functions for data and information CSI, GSI, SSSI, SMI… and now with LTFS, PCIe and N-V M 2014 will present interesting opportunities for SNIA: A number of our technical initiatives enter commercial adoption and test-validation phases, New technology trends such as software defined XXX extend into existing trends for enterprise big data, cloud, persistent storage memory, and open source, Our new Technology Center in Colorado Springs extends our commitment to the region and technical programs wrapped around our specifications. (Move by December 31 st ).
Acknowledgement We could not do the work of the SNIA without our passionate and dedicated volunteers, some of whom will be specially recognized at our January Members’ Winter Symposium in San Jose The support and loyalty of all SNIA Members, Volunteers and your Companies is deeply appreciated THANK YOU 17
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