CDCS® – Certified Data Center Specialist

Three days, zero fluff. This CDCS® certification is curated exclusively for seasoned data center professionals with a penchant for precision. Dive deep into specialized engineering calculations integral to data center facilities, enhancing your expertise to a level that matches – or even surpasses – many suppliers in the arena.

Who Should Attend:

This isn’t a beginner’s playground. The CDCS® course is meticulously crafted for established IT, Facilities, and Data Center Operations professionals, already familiar with the ins and outs of the data center sphere. Attendees frequently come from the frontlines, representing End-Customers, Service Providers, and Facilitators.

Their unified goal is elevating the high availability and adept management of Data Centers.

Our alumni and current cohorts include, but are not limited to:

  • Veteran Data Center Managers
  • Operations and Facility Custodians
  • Data Center Engineers in the trenches
  • Network and Systems Specialists
  • Sharp-eyed Data Center Sales and Consultants

Registration Criteria:

A valid CDCP® certificate.

Course Outcomes:

Post-completion, anticipate enhanced competencies to:

  • Lifecycle Grasp: Decode the multi-stage life cycle of data center design without missing a beat.
  • Strategic Dialogues: Engage vendors, suppliers, and contractors on advanced data center requirements, ensuring no detail is lost in translation.
  • Blueprint Assurance: Vet design proposals, quotes, and pitches from vendors with heightened scrutiny.
  • Redundancy Savvy: Deep dive into redundancy nuances across every phase of data center origination and upkeep.
  • Architectural Foresight: Direct robust building strategies encompassing bullet-proofing, seismic countermeasures, and thermal constancy.
  • Flooring Precision: Spearhead error-free raised floor implementations, sidelining issues like misalignments.
  • Electrical Acumen: Decode Single Line Electrical Diagrams, sidestepping prevalent design pitfalls.
  • UPS Configuration: Pinpoint the optimal UPS alignment, skirting age-old parallel installation blunders.
  • Battery Blueprint: Design and cross-check battery configurations to meet exacting standards.
  • EMF Strategy: Map out zones to counteract EMF threats, prioritizing safety above all.
  • Cooling Mastery: Engage with the ABCs of cooling – CFM, Delta-T, and beyond.
  • Contamination Control: Set and uphold contamination thresholds.
  • Fire Strategy: Harness advanced fire suppression methods, ensuring gas content accuracy and solid installations.
  • Efficiency Metrics: Quantify and uplift data center energy efficiency, directing tangible enhancements.

If you’re seeking to solidify your position at the vanguard of data center innovations, this course is your playbook. No frills, no fluff – just actionable knowledge.

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This course and exam are internationally recognized and have been endorsed and accredited by EXIN.

EXIN is a global, independent accreditation and examination institute who have certified over 2 million students globally.

This certification represents a gold standard in IT and digital disciplines. Globally acknowledged, it affirms an individual’s prowess in key areas while ensuring familiarity with current best practices.

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