IDCA Welcomes George Thorp of EMCOR to the Technical Standards Committee
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Washington D.C., November 14, 2018: International Data Center Authority (IDCA) today announces that George Thorp of EMCOR has joined the IDCA Technical Standards Committee.
George Thorp brings 8 years of data center experience to his current role as Data Center Contracts Manager with EMCOR UK. In this role he is responsible for leading Data Center Operations, compliance and team leadership. He has a proven record within many organisations which include financial, transit and cloud data centres (leading the race for zero). Ranging from facilities from tier 1 to 4. Mainly located in the UK and Germany but with experiences in the USA and Europe as a whole. While working he has been concurrently the customer and provider in fully owned, leased, part owned and Colocation buildings and the different levels of ownership and technical complexities and demarcations that creates.
Prior to joining EMCOR UK he was a Engineering Manager for CBRE and a Chief Engineer for Amazon Web Services. His specialism is the electrical and mechanical operations during build, projects and stable operations phases of the data centre life.
About IDCA Technical Standards Committee - Technical Standards Committee represents IDCA’s interest in matters pertaining to standards. The committee is composed of elite members from diverse yet premier data center, cloud and application centric organizations who bring decades of experience to the issues and challenges of the data center industry. Its primary mission is to develop a holistic standards and key performance indicator framework that incorporates well established third party industry standards and KPIs, as well as developing new standards and KPI models where gaps exist in the industry’s standards library to help empower and structure information technology, data centers and cloud. It also conducts research on the future needs and requirements, and its members serve as standards advocates and resources for their organizations and industry segments. More on the IDCA Technical Standards Committee: https://www.idc-a.org/about-idca
About IDCA - Headquartered in Washington D.C., the IDCA was established to streamline, structure, educate and give direction to the information technology, data center and cloud industry. IDCA’s core mission is to aid in standardizing the feasibility, approach, selection, design, implementation, documentation and operation of data centers via modern-day processes and methodologies. IDCA is paving the way for professionals in power, cooling, network, system, storage, software, application, physical security, IT security, civil, architecture, telecommunication, structured cabling, safety, business continuity, operations, management, engineering, finance, legal, sales, marketing, HR, virtualization and cloud to all gather under one roof, with one mission, and for one industry. Thus far, thousands of professionals from both the government sector, such Department of Social Security, NASA, the U.S. House of Representatives, Department of Education, U.S. Courts, Department of State, as well as major conglomerates such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, LinkedIn, AWS, MLB, Experian, Ericsson, eBay, AOL, Salesforce, Digital Realty, Visa, MasterCard, The World Bank, Verizon, AIG, T-Mobile, Expedia, Time Warner and others have been educated, trained and certified by IDCA. More on IDCA:: idc-a.org