IDCA Dominates Data Center & Cloud Infrastructure Summits in San Francisco and Phoenix
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Washington, D.C., March 4th 2019: International Data Center Authority (IDCA) announced that with its overwhelming members’ presence and effective presentations, IDCA shined at both San Francisco and Phoenix conferences. According to reports from conference attendees and IDCA representatives, IDCA’s successive and key presence with its affirmative messaging, dominated both San Francisco and Phoenix Data Center & Cloud Summits.
IDCA Chairman, Mehdi Paryavi, was the Keynote to both the Northern California Cloud and Data Center Conference, on Feb 26th in San Francisco, CA, as well as the Phoenix Cloud and Data Center Conference, on Feb 27th in Phoenix, AZ. Mr. Paryavi delivered his keynotes on the prospects of Cloud, necessaries of Cloud, as well as IDCA’s views on U.S. Cloud adoption and 2019’s global adoption drivers and frontiers.
IDCA Chairman’s speech rendered specifics as to:
- How is private enterprise adopting cloud infrastructure in the various global regions?
- What countries are “leading the pack” and why?
- What are obstacles, and perceived obstacles to cloud adoption in the U.S., and why?
- What is the most significant change coming in 2019 on the provider side?
- How is enterprise end-user mindset likely to change in 2019?
- How will the U.S.-Chinese trade war impact the data center industry in 2019?
Mr. Paryavi initiated the conversation around the adaptation of Cloud infrastructure, Cloud adoption essentials and necessities, identifying key countries around the world that are leaders in the field and those that will emerge as contenders. He discussed the probable implications of the trade war between China and United States to the data center and cloud industry. During the event, Mr. Paryavi addressed the issues around Hybrid Cloud, Public and Private forms of Cloud and explored how, when, and where major corporations will utilize either forms Cloud. IDCA Chairman, Prospects of Colocation from 2019 onwards, emergence and realities of Edge, Serverless Computing, Skills Management, prospects of Liquid-Cooling and Globalization, as major milestones of 2019. He also initiated a discussion around why countries like Japan, United States, Germany and Singapore are leading Cloud Nations.
Mark Thiele, Chairman of IDCA Technical Standards Committee, who was a panelist along with Anthony Wanger, Jeffrey Moerdler, and John Sheputis outlined the realities behind the 5G implementation, and its impacts on Edge at the Northern California Cloud and Data Center conference. He emphasized on the need and the potential for forthcoming applications that can utilize the possibilities of Edge as apposed to insisting on adapting existing applications to the Edge.
Mark Thiele, also speaking on behalf of Anil Reddy, former Microsoft's Head of Cloud Infrastructure Strategy and IDCA Technical Standards Committee Member, on IDCA’s movement, how it is reshaping our industry and the benefits of the Infinity Paradigm to the CIO, the Application Ecosystem Stack members, and the entire organization.
Other IDCA Committee members such as Christopher Neil, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft Azure, were key panelists a the Data Center and Cloud Summits, whose presence and inputs provided the audience with valuable insights on the twists and turns the data center and cloud industry, specially as we embrace 2020.
IDCA members and representatives conducted many meetings on the sidelines of both conference. One such meeting was an arranged tour for IDCA Chairman to tour Supermicro’s manufacturing facility in the heart of Silicon Valley. The manufacturing tour was conducted by Marc The’berge and Rustam Nesterovich of Supermicro. During this tour Supermicro’s VP of Power and Rack Solutions, Jet Sung, met with Mr. Paryavi and Supermicro presented its latest generation of data center and cloud cluster solution bundles.
Farhad Mehraban, Director of Public Relations at IDCA, who was present at both events, commented, “IDCA’s message, vision, content, and passion was just outstanding.” Mr. Mehraban continued, “I was approached by numerous industry experts and enthusiasts requesting for more information on how to join us, take our courses, contribute to the standards and be part of our movement. The events were absolutely a blast and IDCA’s solid presence and strong messaging was a major contributor to this success.” About IDCA’s attendance in the upcoming data center and cloud infrastructure summits, Mr. Mehraban stated, “we have been asked to keynote the upcoming events, specially in NY, Dallas and Chicago on 03-19, 04-01 and 04-18 and we are doing our best to accommodate the events.”