Datum Technology Services in collaboration with SNIA Europe conducted the DTS-SNIA Training Launch on the 26th November at Atlantis, The Palm Dubai. The launch was a full day educational conference with the prominent speakers from the Educational and Technology Industry speaking on the current trends in storage and networking concepts. The Conference was conducted by Datum Technology Services (DTS) in association with SNIA Europe for the Launch of Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) and their certification program called Storage Networking Certification Program (SNCP). Datum Technology Services is the sole Authorized Training Providers for SNIA Training Program in the Middle East. Prominent speakers like Dr. Sherief Abdallah, Head of Informatics of British University in Dubai spoke on Analytics and Business. Dr. Len Noriega, Department Chair, IT, Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute (ADVETI) spoke on Computer Crimes and Data Forensics. Paul Talbut, the SNIA Global Education Director spoke on the importance of Vendor Neutral Certifications and the role of SNIA Certification in adding value to the Industry professionals and experts. The conference concluded with a two-hour instructor-led educational workshop on SNIA Education and orientation towards the Foundation Level of SNIA Certification, CompTIA Storage+ Powered by SNIA. The first level SNCP course in the Middle East will be held from 27th to 30th November 2014 by Datum Technology Services.