IDCA welcomes Lance Shinall of McAfee to Technical Standards Committee
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Washington D.C., October 23, 2017: International Data Center Authority (IDCA) today announces that Lance Shinall of McAfee, has joined IDCA’s Technical Standards Committee.
Lance Shinall is the Director of Data Center Operations at McAfee. He was formerly a Director of Operations at Intel Corporation. Lance is a results driven IT executive providing cost-effective, high-performance and strategic information technology initiatives in the IT Infrastructure area. Lance's experience coupled with computer sciences, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and strong negotiating skills. Lance has maintained a career priority in being results oriented with a sense of urgency to meet business objectives, schedules and satisfy customer needs. He is a skilled business analyst and problem solver with the ability to improve Information Technology and Facilities Management operational efficiency by using my comprehensive knowledge of a wide array of mechanical equipment, hardware and software.
Lance Shinall has extensive qualifications in all facets of technology project life cycle, from conceptual design and feasibility through development, implementation, and continued support. Strong technology and infrastructure background with a proven ability to create pragmatic IT strategies and implementation plans/roadmaps designed for maximum return at lowest possible costs.
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. Formed by industry veterans who realized the problems facing the industry and decided to do something about it, IDCA has perceptively identified the gaps and shortcomings of the data center industry. Hence, while it brings together the best-of-breed practices and principles currently existing in the industry, it caters to the data center stakeholder by providing a visionary outlook -- both on a broad scale and on an in-depth level -- of the purpose, discipline, and organization of data centers. In terms of education, 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, 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