IDCA Welcomes Karl Rose of Bloomberg to the Technical Standards Committee
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Washington D.C., November 29, 2018: International Data Center Authority (IDCA) today announces that Karl Rose of Bloomberg has joined the IDCA Technical Standards Committee.
Karl Rose is the EMEA Data Centre Projects Manager at Bloomberg L.P. His main role currently revolves around data center migrations/builds including site selection, migration, decommission. Also he is responsible for standards, reporting, budgeting and general day to day running of the 60+ data centers in the region.
Karl has worked in data center roles for over 25 years with his first full time role being a mainframe hardware planner for British Telecommunications. Over a short space of time this led to the role encompassing the day to day running of the data center itself. His career has then grown across a few sites to the current regional role managing 60+ data centers in Europe, Middle East, Africa and India.
“To be invited to join the IDCA Technical Standards Committee is a great honour for me. I feel the goals of the IDCA mirror my own aspirations within my day to day role. I’m very excited to start working with a team of like minded individuals in achieving those goals”, Karl Rose said.
Over the past 8 years Karl has been working on the migration of 19 legacy data center spaces to new and improved facilities, 16 new space builds and decommission of 13 surplus locations. Alongside this Karl has worked as part of a global team to improve/standardize the way the business manages its data center spaces, reporting and budgets.
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