EU Code of Conduct in Data Centres

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Student Profile:

The program is targeted at individuals wishing to gain a comprehensive understanding of the EU Code of Conduct on Data Centres’ Energy Efficiency, as a valuable part of an overall strategy to reduce the economic and environmental impact of their operation. This program is relevant to all data centre owners, managers, designers, auditors, equipment manufacturers, service providers, consultants, systems designers and customers.

Program Overview:

Energy consciousness is being driven from the very top of big enterprises and legislation is contributing to this. In response to the rising challenges facing data centre operators, owners, systems designers, equipment manufacturers and customers, the European Union (EU) introduced the Code of Conduct on Data Centres’ Energy Efficiency.

It aims to raise awareness of energy issues and recommends best practice solutions. This program by CNet Training offers industry professionals the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge about the Code, the benefits it brings, the levels of commitment required, the technical background to the best practices, data collection and reporting. Real examples are given looking how the Code of Conduct works in everyday situations. Those completing the program will be able to improve energy efficiency and make cost savings, while articulating the value of their products and services for endorsers. They will have an unrivalled understanding of how the Code of Conduct has created a best practice framework for everyone involved in data centres to work towards and aspire to, and examine how it can be used in the planning, development and operation of existing facilities.

What will students get out of it?

Students will come away with a comprehensive insight into EU Code of Conduct on Data Centres’ Energy Efficiency and the knowledge required to put it into practice. This will enable them to facilitate cost savings, lower carbon emissions and configure a more effective use of energy.

Program Structure:

The two-day EU Code of Conduct on Data Centres’ Energy Efficiency program is classroom based and led by one of CNet Training’s expert instructors. The program covers business, IT and data centre supporting strategies, addressing topics such as the drivers, impact and execution of an energy efficiency framework. Students will be required to carry out a case study and a high level of student participation will be expected and encouraged. The program culminates with the ISEB exam.

Post Completion:

Students will receive the ISEB Intermediate Certificate in EU Code of Conduct on Data Centres’ Energy Efficiency.

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Topics Include:
  • Business Strategy
    • Data Centre strategic context
    • Drivers for the business & IT strategies
    • The impact on the Data Centre
  • IT Strategy
    • The link between business and Data Centre
    • IT strategy framework
    • Portfolio management
    • Execution plan
  • Data Centre Supporting Strategies
    • Strategic planning
    • Power continuity
    • Cooling continuity
    • Fire safety
    • Security & access control
    • Energy Efficiency
    • Business continuity / Disaster Recover

Experience of the Data Centre Environment is essential.

Who should attend?
The course is targeted at individuals wishing to gain a comprehensive understanding of the EU Code of Conduct on Data Centres’ Energy Efficiency, as a valuable part of an overall strategy to reduce the economic and environmental impact of their operation. This program is relevant to all data centre owners, managers, designers, auditors, equipment manufacturers, service providers, consultants, systems designers and customers.
Why attend?
Students will come away with a comprehensive insight into EU Code of Conduct on Data Centres’ Energy Efficiency and the knowledge required to put in into practice. This will enable them to facilitate cost savings, lower carbon emissions and configure a more effective use of energy.