IDCA welcomes Lance Walker of CRISTUS Health to Technical Standards Committee
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Washington D.C., April 15, 2016: International Data Center Authority (IDCA) today announces that Lance Walker of CRISTUS Health has joined IDCA’s Technical Standards Committee
Joseph Lance Walker is an Enterprise Data Center Engineer II at CHRISTUS Health, one of the nation’s largest Catholic healthcare delivery systems. He is responsible for the operational maintenance, availability, capacity planning and monitoring of the Enterprise Healthcare Data Center and related environmental and facilities concerns.
Lance comes from 21 years of defense experience by serving in the U.S. Air Force. He has worked in the capacities of Implementation Planning Chief, Electrical Team Leader, 28th Civil Engineer Squadron, NCOIC Electric Systems, Deployment Cell, HQ U.S. Special Operations Command, etc. at United States Air Force and United States Special Operations Command. Lance works as part of a cross-functional team that deals with the full spectrum of technology and will fulfill the role of third level support for data center operations, providing training and direction to other technical staff that perform the bulk of the first and second level support tasks. Lance has extensive technical knowledge and experience in Enterprise Data Center Facilities in the areas of power, cooling and space planning.
IDCA Technical Standards Committee represents IDCA’s interest in matters pertaining to standards. Technical Standards Committee is composed of elite members from diverse yet premier data center-run organizations who are engaged with in-depth issues of data center industry at hand. Committee’s core mission is to provide remedy to the current data center industry gaps via developing the next-generation data center standards necessary to address and provide resolution to those gaps. All Technical Standards Committee’s effort is fundamentally rooted in the Application Ecosystem (AE)℠ and within the framework of the Infinity Paradigm®. In addition, the Committee further identifies potential new standards needed by the data center community and takes the necessary steps to initiate development of such needed standards with the appropriate organizations. Committee Members are also responsible to conduct unremitting interactions with the key industry stakeholders such as operators, providers, investors and end-users to ensure proper data center foundations, standardization and compliance are rooted within the diverse data center industry segments. Technical Standards Committee’s composition includes carefully elected technical data center experts from diverse industries, backgrounds and perspectives.