About Us

CNet Training – Customer Focused, Quality Driven
The Global Leaders of Training and Education for the Data Centre & Network Infrastructure Sectors

Founded in 1996, CNet Training is highly trusted by the global data centre industry and recognised around the world for their quality of delivery and technical excellence.

They are the only dedicated data centre training provider in the world to award both industry recognised qualifications and official certifications for their professional programs, allowing program participants to enhance their industry skill sets and their professional credentials.

CNet Training’s programs are delivered by highly experienced instructors with years of first-hand knowledge from working within data centre facilities, which allows them to provide added value to students as they share their real-life experiences.

A significant part of CNet Training’s history is the development of the highly acclaimed Global Data Centre & Network Infrastructure Education Framework, which offers industry professionals an opportunity to map training, qualifications, and credentials throughout the data centre industry spanning from entry level to a Masters degree in Data Centre Leadership & Management from the prestigious Lord Ashcroft Business School, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, U.K.

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Our History

  • 1996 -CNet Training 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
  • 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
  • 2009 -Launched programs into the United States
  • 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 Training & Uptime Institute announce a Global Educational Alliance
  • 2014 -CNet Training launch a Masters Degree in Data Centre Leadership & Management with Anglia Ruskin University
  • 2014 -CNet Training launch the CNCI® as the new industry standard certification for those working within the network infrastructure industry
  • 2015 -CNet Training launched a NEW online program Data Centre Fundamentals
  • 2015 -CNet Training launched the NEW Certified Data Centre Audit Professional (CDCAP®) Program
  • 2015 -CNet Training launched the NEW Certified Network Infrastructure Technician (CNIT®) Program
  • 2015 -CNet Training launched the NEW Certified Network Infrastructure Design Professional (CNIDP®) Program
  • 2016 -It’s our 20th Anniversary
  • 2016 -CNet Training 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