IDCA welcomes Tim Grant of Major League Baseball to Technical Standards Committee
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Washington D.C., March 1, 2016: International Data Center Authority (IDCA) today announces that Tim Grant of Major League Baseball has joined IDCA’s Technical Standards Committee.
Timothy Grant is the Vice President of Technical Facilities at MLBAM (Major League Baseball Advance Media). MLB, WWE Network, WatchESPN, HBO Now, NHL, PGA Tour Live, CBS Sportsline's Madness on Demand service are all being streamed by the data center infrastructure that Tim provides to the broadcasting industry. Tim leads a topology of data centers extending to 18 facilities just in the United States with an extremely talented team of directors, management, integration and operations staff to design, build, operate and maintain our technical office and broadcast data center facilities.
Tim leads over primary services of MLB which are to deliver live video content to customers in multiple formats via 24x7 environment and backbone infrastructure for OTT and VOD to major partners such as Sony and HBO. MLBAM is one of the fastest growing live streaming and video broadcasting network for whom the responsibility of supporting all infrastructures falls under Tim’s team. Tim is an expert in adhering media and IT layers with data center facilities and infrastructural possibilities.
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.