About International Data Center Authority (IDCA)

The Mission

IDCA's mission is to aid nations, governments, private and public institutions as well as ordinary citizens and professionals around the world to benefit from the promise of the digital economy to its fullest. IDCA empowers and enables all effective and measurable initiatives and efforts to establish resilient and sustainable digital initiatives worldwide. Building the human capital necessary for prosperous digital economies, instituting digital platforms, securing investment for core projects, devising roadmaps, establishing frameworks, and standards are some of IDCA's key agendas on the world's stage.

About IDCA

The International Data Center Authority (IDCA) has been established to streamline, structure, educate and give direction to the information technology industry. IDCA’s core mission is to aid in standardizing the approach, selection, design, feasibility, operation, and various processes and methodologies of the Application Ecosystem®. 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 rapidly evolving cloud, AI, blockchain, cybersecurity, IoT, big data, and data center industry.

IDCA is the organization solely focused on the Application Ecosystem® which is inclusive of cloud, AI, blockchain, cybersecurity, IoT, big data, and data center, and more to conduct research, develop standards, provide education, and offer certification of the entire Application Ecosystem®, its components, infrastructure, and equipment as well as professionals.

IDCA works with its partners and affiliates around the globe to achieve the optimum delivery of its advanced services locally and effectively at every project. IDCA is represented in over 40 countries and active globally in North America, South America, Western Europe, Middle East, Eastern Europe, West Africa, North Africa, East Africa, Central, and South Africa, South East Asia, and the Asia Pacific.

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Board Of Directors

The IDCA Board of Directors (“The Board”) is responsible for articulating and upholding the vision, values, and mission of the organization. The Board provides the industry a direct voice into IDCA’s activities and fosters bi-directional interaction with experts, designers, developers, managers, owners, operators, and solution providers. The Board also acts as the steering committee. Hence, one key endeavor of the Board is to provide supervision, guidance, and direction to the IDCA committees, and sub-committees. IDCA Board of Directors consists of subject-matter industry C-level veterans that tackle strategic challenges, and provide recommendations on programmatic issues of interest to IDCA. The Board makes strategic decisions about the direction and faith of the information technology industry as viewed by IDCA. The Board is ultimately responsible for the management and monitoring of long-term industry goals at the strategic level, verifying soundness with established objectives. The Board composition includes carefully selected like-minded executives from diverse areas of expertise who come together to help shape the future of digital economies around the globe.

Executive Team

IDCA is the industry' s powerhouse of expertise and value chain.The IDCA Executive Team is the collection of the industry's most talented, knowledgeable, enthusiastic, resourceful, and value-driven seasoned professionals, who are subject matter experts eager to facilitate the growth and prosperity of industry stakeholders.

Technical Standards Committee

IDCA Technical Standards Committee (“The Committee”) represents IDCA’s interest in matters about industry standards.The Committee is composed of elite members from the leading data center, application, and cloud organizations who are involved with in-depth issues of the industry. The Committee’s core mission is to provide a remedy to the current industry gaps via developing the next-generation standards necessary to address and provide resolution to those gaps. All the committee’s effort is fundamentally rooted in the Application Ecosystem (AE)® and within the standards framework of the Infinity Paradigm®. In addition, the Committee further identifies potential new developments within the standards and takes the necessary steps. 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 foundations, standardization, and compliance are rooted within the diverse industry segments. Technical Standards Committee’s composition includes carefully selected experts from diverse industries, and backgrounds.

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Qualified Experts with 15 years or more of hands-on involvement in the information technology, data center industry, power & electricals, cooling & mechanicals, security, architecture, structure and building, energy efficiency, financial control, ethical norms, fire & safety regulations & compliance, and other related disciplines as directly linked with cloud, application, digital economy, digital infrastructure, information technology, and data center who can exhibit track-record of pioneering innovation, efficiency, research, and effective operations can apply for becoming a member of IDCA's committees and councils.

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