The SNIA Dictionary is a special-purpose dictionary containing terms and definitions applicable to the storage and storage networking industry. Published bi-annually by the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), the SNIA Dictionary is owned and managed by the SNIA Technical Council, a group of storage industry veterans elected by the SNIA membership. It has won Apex awards, most recently in 2012. The current editor is Alan Yoder (Huawei). Past editors include Don Deel (EMC), Alan Yoder (while at NetApp) and David Black (EMC).