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Pankaj Fichadia
Management Assurance (Enterprise Transformation)
National Australia Bank
Chair, Regulation and Ecosystem Workgroup
Co-Chair, Business Transformation Workgroup
Open Data Center Alliance


Pankaj Fichadia is an experienced IT practitioner, who has worked in a number of roles across the boundaries of geography, technology, and business. He has particular focus on technology risk management to support the delivery of business and technology transformation. Most recently, he has been addressing the issues of enterprise cloud computing adoption. As a Technology Risk Partner for the National Australia Bank (NAB), Pankaj supports the management of technology and operational risks.

Pankaj is a member of the Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA), and chairs the ODCA Regulation and Ecosystem work group. Pankaj's previous experience in architecture, design, implementation and consulting spans Financial Services and IT organizations, including Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), Citicorp Information Technology Industries Limited (CITIL), and Citicorp Overseas Software Limited (COSL). Pankaj holds qualifications in Finance, Strategy and Innovation, Software Technology, and Information Systems audit.

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Welcome.

The Open Data Center AllianceSM is working actively to shape the future of cloud computing — a future based on open, interoperable standards. Our membership includes more than 300 companies spanning multiple continents and industries. We welcome companies who share our vision of seamless, secure cloud computing.


 

Our Vision.

We are developing a unified vision for cloud requirements – particularly focused on open, interoperable solutions for secure cloud federation, automation of cloud infrastructure, common management, and transparency of cloud service delivery.

 

The Alliance's membership includes companies, representing more than $100B in annual IT spend. Our Technical Workgroups  are defining a new class of IT requirements for the transformation of data center computing. Whether you are an enterprise IT cloud customer or a cloud solution or service provider, Alliance membership can benefit your company.

We invite you to join us!


 



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FROM ODCA'S CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Mario Müller BMW ODCA is a customer-focused organization defining requirements to speed delivery of cloud computing benefits worldwide. Our work helps member companies set strategies to get maximum value from the transition to cloud, and effectively plan and procure next-generation data center technologies, cloud infrastructure, and cloud services. We are paving the way for providers to deliver relevant products for a broad cloud computing market based on standards developed by collaborative industry organizations. You're cordially invited to engage with other global IT leaders who are sharing knowledge and ideas – working together to create a cloud computing future that will benefit us all.

Mario Mueller
Vice President IT Infrastructure, BMW
Chairman of the Board and Secretary,
Open Data Center Alliance



 


FROM INTEL CORPORATION,ODCA ADVISOR

Shannon Poulin
Intel

The Alliance is playing a critical role in making cloud computing a viable reality for enterprise. Intel is excited to be part of this work. As Advisor, we facilitate connections and collaboration among leading industry players – cloud customers, providers, and standards bodies – and contribute technical resources to support ODCA's mission. We look forward to working with you to accelerate development and delivery of standards based, best-practice solutions for cloud and next-generation data center infrastructure.

Shannon Poulin
Vice President, Data Center Group
General Manager, Datacenter Marketing Group
General Manager, Enterprise IT Solutions Group
Intel Corporation

 

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