If you or your team is involved in data center technology, whether it is in a sales, support or operations capacity, it is important to have a good understanding of the overall data center and the issues facing data center managers on a daily basis. The Data Center Infrastructure Management course series is a great way to quickly learn the ins and outs of data centers. It is geared for everyone from the data center novice to the most experienced IT and facilities technicians and managers. The Data Center Infrastructure courses cover the primary resources in the data center – space, power and cooling.
Students who have taken this course are the proof of the effectiveness. A significant number of people who have taken this course had the course recommended to them by a previous student, a testament to the value of the information they learned during the course. Here what students are saying about the course below.
- “Excellent knowledge – the instructor tied just about every subject to an illustrative real-world situation he had encountered.”
- “Wanted to say a big thank you for the course this week. It will truly help me at my job going forward.”
- “Superb! Where there are a lot of courses and trainings on data center maintenance and operations, it’s much harder to find something related directly to data center and IT infrastructure management. This is very important to support DCIM concept today – not only with tools, including software and hardware solutions, but also with dedicated trainings.”
- “Great job Dave, the industry needs more training like this in order for DCIM to rise to its full potential as a must have operational imperative.”
Once you have completed Data Center Infrastructure Management Part 1 the next course in this series is Data Center Infrastructure Management Part 2. The Data Center Infrastructure Management Part 2 course will enhance your skills further by discussing data center industry topics such as energy efficiency, floor plans, data center management tools and IT service management. Click here to learn more about Data Center Infrastructure Management Part 2.
In this course you will learn:
• Describe power and cooling infrastructure in the data center
• Understand the cost drivers when building a data center
• Understand the primary power problems in the data center and how to address them
• Describe the different UPS topologies and how a UPS works
• Understand how power is distributed in the data center
• Calculate how much power is required in the data center
• Develop a plan for implementing data center physical security
• Understand the refrigeration cycle and how cooling is implemented in the data center
• Understand the importance of air distribution and its impact on cooling
• Develop a plan for improving cooling efficiency in the data center
While there are no prerequisites for this course, it is important to have a good understanding of the overall data center and the issues facing data center managers on a daily basis. It is recommended that you be involved in data center technology, whether it is in a sales, support or operations capacity.