Philip Isaak, PE, P.Eng., DCDC, RCDD, SMIEEE Expert Witness
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General Specialties:

Information Technology and Telecommunications

Keywords/Search Terms:

Cloud Computing, Computer, Construction Claims, Contracts, Data Center, Engineering, Fiber Optic, Forensic Engineering, Internet, Intellectual Property, Life Safety, Network, Operations, Outsourcing, Project Management, Service Level Agreement, Systems Implementation, Telecom, Trade Secret


B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Manitoba; Data Center Design Consultant, BICSI; Registered Communications Distribution Designer, BICSI

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Professional Engineer, Certified Data Center Design Consultant & Registered Communications Distribution Designer with 20+ years as a design & operations consultant & training provider with a focus in the data center, telecommunications & networking industries. International expertise in 28 countries across 6 continents, encompassing data center facilities, power, cooling, networking infrastructure, fiber optic & copper network cabling, IT & Telecom systems and services, implementing enterprise, colocation & cloud service strategies. Publications & Awards ♦ANSI/BICSI 002, Data Center Design & Implementation Best Practices Standard, Author/Editor ♦ANSI/BICSI 009, Data Center Operations Standard, Chair/Author/Editor ♦Data Center Handbook, Wiley Publishing One of 50 Subject Matter Experts from around the world that authored the content, providing the fundamentals, technologies, and best practices in designing, constructing & managing mission critical, energy efficient data centers. ♦TIA-942, Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard for Data Centers, Author/Editor ♦The Green Grid Member of several work groups as subject matter expert, co-authoring the following data center industry white papers: ☞AR#15-002 ICT Capacity & Utilization Metrics ☞AR#16-001 Open Standard for Data Center Availability ☞AR#16-006 Redfish API Schema for Large Scale-Out Data Centers ☞AR#17-002 Power Metrics of Information Technology Equipment (ITE) ☞AR#17-003 Data Center Infrastructure Usage Effectiveness ♦Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) In recognition of professional standing & significant contributions to the data center industry, the Officers & Board of Directors of the IEEE certify that Philip Isaak has been elected to the grade of Senior Member. IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology. ♦BICSI Outstanding Contributor Honors from International Standards Program each year since 2010.