About CNet Training

 

CNet Training – Customer Focussed, 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 center and network infrastructure sectors, CNet is recognized throughout the world for being the global industry leader and the only dedicated education provider to award both internationally recognized 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 center 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 organizations, 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 center 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 Center
  • 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 organizations
  • 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 Center Design Professional) program
  • 2005 -Launched programs into the United States
  • 2007 -NCN – Voted CNet as one of the top ten most influential organizations
  • 2007 -Launched the CDCT® (Certified Data Center Technician) program
  • 2008 -Moved to larger headquarters
  • 2009 -Awarded the 2012 Olympics Project
  • 2010 -Launched the CDCMP® (Certified Data Center 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) program
  • 2012 -Opened Singapore office location
  • 2012 -Winner – Netcomms Award for Data Center Professional Development & Training Excellence
  • 2012 -Launched the CDCEP® (Certified Data Center 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 Center Industry in the International Data Center & Cloud Awards
  • 2014 -CNet & Uptime Institute announce a Global Educational Alliance
  • 2014 -CNet launch a Masters Degree in Data Center 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 Center Fundamentals
  • 2015 -CNet launched the NEW Certified Data Center 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 center sector (exclusive to CNet)
  • 2016 -Winner – Intelligent Training Provider of the Year Award
  • 2016 -Winner of the Innovation in Global Data Center 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 Center 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 Center Leadership & Management graduation
  • 2018 -CNet won the Best Programme for Data Center Training and Professional Development award at BroadGroup’s Datacloud Asia event