Gain unparalleled knowledge, skills and competency to manage the complex technical environments of a data center facility and the ability to optimize its effectiveness by driving efficiencies. Create a credible business strategy and apply strong leadership to maximize the operational capability of the data center whilst continuing to meet the on-going demands of the business.
The five-day Certified Data Center Management Professional (CDCMP®) is a comprehensive program that investigates the functionality of all elements of a data center facility and the relationships and dependencies between them, with a focus on maintaining consistent reliability, security and integrity of data and the availability of service.
Opening with a solid grounding in the basic design principles, the program progresses to provide an overview of the physical infrastructure elements, through to an understanding of the project management methodology required to deliver complex data center projects.
It also explores the efficient management of the often conflicting operational and maintenance demands required of the data center plant to continuously deliver the business needs. The challenges of regulatory compliance, data center strategies and audit demands are also thoroughly examined. Real-life case studies are used to demonstrate putting theory into practice.
A certified CDCMP® also considers the requirements for compliance, having a full understanding of national and international regulations, codes and standards. During the program, learners will be provided a valuable opportunity to access the latest industry standards.
Following this program, you are encouraged to continue your professional development by advancing your knowledge and skills to gain further official certifications and qualifications by progressing through The Global Digital Infrastructure Education Framework which maps education programs to career advancement throughout the network infrastructure and data center sectors.
What is a Data Center?
Understanding Basic Design Principles
Implementing Data Center Projects
Managing the Data Center
Management of Processes
Management of People
Management of Plant
Management of Services
Legislation and Regulations
Codes of Practice
Standards and Accreditations
The Audit Process
Auditing the Data Center Physical Infrastructure
There are a number of group and individual management based case studies throughout this program.
5 day class requiring pre-class study of approximately 20 hours.
The program is designed for individuals wishing to enhance their ability to strategically manage, control and improve the operational effectiveness of a data center environment.
Experience of working within a data center environment is essential; preferably with two years experience in a technical IT or operations role. If you would like to discuss your experience or suitability for this program please contact us.
Learners are required to undertake pre-class study, which is fully supported by an experienced and dedicated online Tutor. Learners are required to have a webcam enabled laptop or suitable device with unrestricted wireless internet connectivity, the latest internet browser and a suitable application for editing standard office documents such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Upon completion, successful learners will have an unrivaled knowledge of how to effectively manage a data center environment to optimize its effectiveness in a more efficient manner whilst meeting the strategic operational demands of the business.
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