Data Center Design Awareness

  • Instructor-led
  • Business
21 Hours

Course Description

This course encompasses the basic principles of data center design, tracking its history from the early days of the mainframe to the modern enterprise data center in its many forms and the future. It has modules on all the major sub-systems of a mission critical facility and their interdependencies, including power, cooling, compute and network.

Students will learn to apply best practice recommendations to site selection, building layout requirements, including resiliency level and space requirements as well as gain a good understanding of relevant standards, regulations, definitions and metrics that apply to the data center industry

Who Should Attend

  • Facility engineers and technicians looking to deepen their understanding of the mission critical environment.
  • Architecture, engineering and construction professionals up-skilling or transitioning to data center projects.
  • Sales and marketing staff from technology vendors and other business professionals looking to build a holistic view of the modern data center.

This course has met the required standards for and is endorsed, approved or accredited by the organisations listed below. Upon successful completion of this course, individuals are eligible to obtain CPD/ PDH units. Further details about our relationship with each organisation will be made available upon request.

CPD units can be used towards professional development requirements at your company as well as for professional memberships like: IET, IMechE, EI, IED, and BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, among others.

Key Topics

  • History of the data center
  • Impact of the network on design
  • Cooling system basics
  • Power system basics
  • Data center health and safety
  • Fire protection and prevention
  • Server densities and microchips
  • Data center construction and project management
  • Operations and maintenance

Upcoming Sessions

Region Course Language Date Time Instructor Register
UTC+8 (APAC) Data Center Design Awareness EN 14 June 2023 3 days 9AM – 5PM John Duffin.jpg Book Now
UTC+0 (EMEA) Data Center Design Awareness EN 19 June 2023 5 days 8AM – 12PM Christian Bruderer Book Now
UTC+9 (APAC) Data Center Design Awareness EN 12 July 2023 3 days 9AM – 5PM John Duffin.jpg Book Now
UTC-5 (NorAm) Data Center Design Awareness EN 17 July 2023 5 days 9AM – 12PM Kevin Kent Book Now
UTC+0 (EMEA) Data Center Design Awareness EN 24 July 2023 5 days 8AM – 12PM Christian Bruderer Book Now

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