About Us

 

CNet Training – Customer Focused, Quality Driven
The Global Leader of Technical Education for the Digital Infrastructure Industry

International award-winning education company, CNet has been designing and delivering professional network infrastructure training programs since 1996.

Today, officially the largest education provider in the world dedicated to the digital infrastructure industry, including the data centre and network infrastructure sectors, CNet is recognised throughout the world for being the global industry leader and the only dedicated education provider to award both internationally recognised qualifications and professional certifications, starting at level 3 and culminating with level 7 Masters programs.

A significant part of CNet’s history is the development of the highly acclaimed Global Digital Infrastructure Education Framework, which offers industry professionals an opportunity to map and configure data centre education, qualifications and certifications to meet individual and business needs.

CNet deliver programs in locations across the world. In addition to its impressive client list of multinational organisations, the company is proud of its close associations with the world’s leading trade associations and industry bodies including the Data Centre Alliance, EUDCA, Infrastructure Masons, AFCOM, 7×24, Broad Group, Green Grid, ISO quality standards and Pearson. So trusted is CNet’s expertise that it also designs and delivers vendor-specific programs for many of the world’s leading manufacturers of data centre and network infrastructure solutions.

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Our History

  • 1996 -CNet began trading
  • 1998 -Winner of the Communications Industry Award for Trainer of the Year
  • 1999 -Winner of the Communications Industry Award for Outstanding Achievement Award
  • 2000 -Winner of the Networking Industry Award for Training Company of the Year
  • 2000 -Became an Approved Edexcel Centre
  • 2001 -Winner of the Networking Industry Award for Training Company of the Year
  • 2002 -Moved to new headquarters
  • 2002 -NCN – Voted CNet as one of the top ten most influential organisations
  • 2002 -Winner of the Networking Industry Awards for Training Company of the Year
  • 2003 -Winner of the Networking Industry Awards for Training Company of the Year
  • 2004 -Winner of the Networking Industry Awards for Training Company of the Year
  • 2005 -Launched the CDCDP® (Certified Data Centre Design Professional) program
  • 2005 -Launched programs into the United States
  • 2007 -NCN – Voted CNet as one of the top ten most influential organisations
  • 2007 -Launched the CDCT® (Certified Data Centre Technician) program
  • 2008 -Moved to larger headquarters
  • 2009 -Awarded the 2012 Olympics Project
  • 2010 -Launched the CDCMP® (Certified Data Centre Management Professional) program
  • 2010 -Go for Growth – Finalists for Excellence Awards Professional Services
  • 2011 -Winners of the Comms Expo Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry
  • 2011 -We trained our 35,000th individual
  • 2011 -Launched the CNCI® (Certified Network Cable Installer Advanced) program
  • 2012 -Opened Singapore office location
  • 2012 -Winner – Netcomms Award for Data Centre Professional Development & Training Excellence
  • 2012 -Launched the CDCEP® (Certified Data Centre Energy Professional) program
  • 2012 -Opened United States office location
  • 2013 -Network World – Vendor Awards – Training Provider of the year 2013
  • 2014 -Chosen to be an AFCOM Educational Partner
  • 2014 -Winner – Best Contribution to Education for the Data Centre Industry in the International Data Centre & Cloud Awards
  • 2014 -CNet & Uptime Institute announce a Global Educational Alliance
  • 2014 -CNet launch a Masters Degree in Data Centre Leadership & Management with Anglia Ruskin University
  • 2014 -CNet launch the CNCI® as the new industry standard certification for those working within the network infrastructure industry
  • 2014 -CNet launched the NEW Certified Network Infrastructure Design (CNID®) Program
  • 2015 -CNet launched the NEW Certified Network Infrastructure Design Professional (CNIDP®) Program
  • 2015 -CNet launched a NEW online program Data Centre Fundamentals
  • 2015 -CNet launched the NEW Certified Data Centre Audit Professional (CDCAP®) Program
  • 2015 -CNet launched the NEW Certified Network Infrastructure Technician (CNIT®) Program
  • 2016 -It’s our 20th Anniversary
  • 2016 -CNet launched the World’s First Competency & Confidence Assessment Modelling (CCAM®) Tool for the data centre sector (exclusive to CNet)
  • 2016 -Winner – Intelligent Training Provider of the Year Award
  • 2016 -Winner of the Innovation in Global Data Centre Education Award from the Datacloud Awards
  • 2017 -CNet launched the CNIDP® in the U.S.
  • 2017 -Approved as an Associate College by Anglia Ruskin University to deliver the Masters Degree in Data Centre Leadership & Management
  • 2018 -Chosen as the official Global Education Partner with media technology company, BroadGroup and their global Datacloud event series
  • 2018 -CNet launched Live Virtual Programs
  • 2018 -CNet look forward to the very first Masters Degree in Data Centre Leadership & Management graduation
  • 2018 -CNet won the Best Programme for Data Centre Training and Professional Development award at BroadGroup’s Datacloud Asia event
  • 2018 -CNet won the Best Programme for Data Centre Training and Professional Development award at BroadGroup’s Datacloud Europe Awards