IDCA welcomes Marcus Falz of Verizon Terremark to Technical Standards Committee
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Washington D.C., January 20, 2016: International Data Center Authority (IDCA) today announces that Marcus Falz of Verizon Terremark has joined IDCA’s Technical Standards Committee.
Marcus Falz is a Senior Solutions Architect at Verizon Enterprise Solutions. He is an Information Technology Leader with over 30 years of progressive technology management experience. Marcus coaches high-performing teams of technical staff to provide quality development, integration, and support. He is a recognized expert in in Cloud infrastructure architectures, service delivery, strategic planning, and end-to-end data center architectures. Marcus has been working on distributed systems and virtualization architectures since its re-emergence as a mainstream midrange technology in the late 1990’s with direct hands-on expertise with Netware, Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, as well as the Windows and VMware paradigms.
Prior to Verizon Terremark, Marcus was a part of Cisco’s Advanced Services Data Center Practice and Operations Team. He was Director of IS Support at Telepacific Communications, and served as a Vice President of IT Operations at Washington Mutual Bank. He was responsible for all Data Centers in the Southwest Region of the country. In many roles, I have led Infrastructure Shared Services, Technology Architecture, and Operations Management teams responsible for all aspects of support and service delivery.
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.