Become A SATA-IO Member

Membership in the Serial ATA International Organization (SATA-IO) is open to all companies.

General Membership Benefits

  • Contribute to the SATA specification and protocol advancement
  • Access to the SATA-IO members-only area
  • Promote company new and links through the SATA-IO website
  • Preview early revisions of SATA specifications
  • Attend SATA Plugfests, member meetings and events
  • Receive discounts for SATA-IO events
  • Participate on the email reflectors related to SATA-IO activities
  • Utilize the SATA-IO logos


Membership Level



General Membership
  • All benefits listed under General Membership Benefits above
Contributor Membership
  • All benefits listed under General Membership Benefits above
  • Participation in SATA-IO Work Groups
  • Use of the SATA-IO collaboration tool
  • Be a part of the SATA-IO Board of Directors


Ways to Get Involved

Contributor-level members may participate in the five (5) active SATA-IO Work Groups, each focused on specific aspects of specification development, testing and promotion.


Work Group

Scope of Work

Who Should Join



Connector and cable definitions


Connector, system and device manufacturers




SATA protocol/feature development


Device and system manufacturers




Interoperability test development


Test labs, system and device manufacturers




Promotion, education and feature roadmaps


Any company with SATA products


PHY Transceiver-related specs/feature development COmponent suppliers, device and system manufacturers


Joining the SATA-IO is easy!

  1. Download the SATA-IO Membership Agreement 
  2. Print and fill out completely
  3. Return the Membership Agreement along with annual membership fee to:

SATA-IO Administration
3855 SW 153rd Drive
Beaverton, Oregon 97003 USA

Tel: +1 503-619-0572
Fax: +1 503-644-6708

It is strongly recommended that you view the current Bylaws and corporate documents of the SATA-IO prior to joining.

Become A SATA-IO Member