Meaning : Systems Network Architecture
Category : Computers
Sub Category : Software & Networking
What does SNA mean or stand for ?
SNA was developed by IBM in the mid 70s and was an important part of their networking architecture that was used to link connections of mainframe computers and terminals.In orde to do so,the user would need to login with a software known as VTAM.
This was one of IBMs core products that were used to lure new customers to purchase more terminal systems as well as mainframe computers.It was a commercial success for IBM who was looking to increase year end sales of their hardware and networking peripherals.