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Serial ATA International Organization (SATA-IO) is an independent, non-profit organization which provides the computing industry with guidance and support for implementing the SATA specification. SATA-IO was developed by and for leading industry companies. It was officially formed in July 2004 by incorporating the previous Serial ATA Working Group which had been established in February 2000 to specify Serial ATA for desktop applications.[1]

SATA-IO is affiliated directly to INCITS, and indirectly via INCITS to ANSI. Many members form this organization; it is currently[as of?] led by ATP Electronics, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, HGST, Intel, Marvell, PMC-Sierra, SanDisk, Seagate Technology, and Western Digital.

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  1. ^ SERIAL ATA II WORKING GROUP NAILS KEY TECHNICAL MILESTONES, Serial ATA Working Group Press Release, Sept. 17, 2003