IDCA welcomes Eric Wendorf of LinkedIn to Technical Standards Committee
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Washington D.C., February 24, 2016: International Data Center Authority (IDCA) today announces that Eric Wendorf of LinkedIn has joined IDCA’s Technical Standards Committee
Eric Wendorf is a Global Critical Infrastructure Engineer for Linkedin. His technical expertise in data center space, power, and cooling planning and deployment help him advance Linkedin's platform delivery to higher densities, ultimately reducing the cost-to-serve. He is responsible for the health and viability of the critical data center facilities operating Linkedin's website. Eric holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a minor in International Business Management from the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University. Before working at Linkedin, Eric was the IT site lead at a strategic customer account data center for Hewlett Packard. He managed the daily service and installation of the IT hardware within two 4MW computer rooms, and in very close coordination with the site facility infrastructure vendor, ensured routine PM of the facility. He also was responsible for completing monthly SOx compliance audits and was the main point of contact for the annual ISO27001 audits.
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.