Certified Data Centre Expert (CDCE)

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The Certified Data Centre Expert (CDCE) credential is the premier certification for data centre professionals in the data centre design/build and related fields. The CDCE credential is achieved by successfully completing a comprehensive training course which is designed to prepare participants to analyze and perform technical evaluations for a project plan critical to a data centre. This course will expose participants to the key components of a data centre.

Training Options

Classroom Training

Online Instructor Led

Onsite Training

Overseas Training

Course Information

Data Centre Life Cycle

  • Data centre lifecycle stages and phases
  • Exercise: Stage/Phase/Milestone/Document mapping

Design Preparation

  • Creation of a SON – Statement Of Need
  • Technology review
  • Conceptual sizing
  • How to calculate for computer room space
  • How to calculate facility space
  • How to calculate incoming power
  • Exercise: Conceptual sizing building and power
     
  • Analysing capacity of existing facility
  • Analysing investment options
  • Site selection
  • Permits and approvals
  • Exercise: Site selection
     
  • Conceptual design
  • Budget and project timeline
  • Business case preparation
  • Project delivery structure
  • Project management options
  • Project manager and team

Design Planning

  • OSRA – Operational Systems Requirement Analysis
  • TFRA – Technical Facilities Requirement Analysis
  • Operations and maintenance review
  • RFP – Request For Proposal process
  • Vendor selection

Design Development

  • Project planning
  • Design development
  • PDR – Preliminary Design Review
  • Equipment selection
  • FDR/V – Final Design Review/Validation
  • Exercise: Full design validation of power, cooling, floor plans, fire suppression
  • Design freeze and LLTI
  • Creation of construction documents
  • BOM/BOQ – Bill Of Material/Bill Of Quantity
  • Exercise: Equipment selection

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Acquire

  • Requirements of purchase orders
  • Shipping terms
  • FWT/FAT – Factory Witness Test/Factory Acceptance Test
  • Sequencing
  • Incoming goods inspection and handling
  • Asset management

Construct

  • Temporary essential services
  • Erection of the building
  • Permanent essential services
  • Building inspection
  • Snag list
  • COF – Certificate Of Fitness

Fit-Out

  • Fit-Out
  • Builders cleaning
  • As-Built Drawings

Test & Commissioning

  • IET – Individual Equipment Test
  • IPVT/IST – Integrated Performance Verification Test/Integrated Systems Test
  • Common mistakes with IET/IPVT
  • Deep cleaning
  • Exercise: IET/IPVT scripting

Hand-Over

  • Facility hand-over requirements and documents
  • PCC – Practical Completion Certificate
  • DLP – Defect Liability Period
  • Defect Management
  • ICT Systems Installation
  • ICT Systems Testing
  • Hand-Over/DLP Expiry
  • FCC – Final Completion Certificate

Retirement

  • Reasons and definitions of retirement
  • Building the business case and project plan
  • Sequencing
  • Transfer of site
  • Demolishing of site
  • Legal matters
  • FCC – Final Completion Certificate

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Audience Profile

The primary audience for this course is any IT, facilities or data centre professional, who are involved in the design/build, renovation or relocation of a mission-critical data centre.

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    Corporate Training Options

    Online Instructor Led

    Live, Online Training by top Instructors and practitioners across the globe.

    Onsite
    Training

    Conduct training at the work location you desired.

    Classroom Training

    The Venue will be ideally located and easy to access with covid-19 SOP's.

    Overseas Training

    Travel to any desired location for your training.

    What People say?

    Mohammed Aljbreen Operation Specialist, SAMA

    The Clarity of the Content was very good. The explanation of the trainer with in-depth knowledge in a proper flow really impressed me to give 5 star rating.

    Arindam Chakraborty Systems Specialist, King Abdullah University of Sciences & Technology

    The Instructor was really impressive. Clear cut explanation of every topic he covered with real time scenarios.

    Sher Afzal Khan Cloud Engineer, Cloud 9 Networks

    The Trainer and the Course Material, both are good. Good flow of explanation with simple examples. The complete training was focused on current industry challenges.

    Jawed Ahmad Siddiqui Sr. System Administrator, Saudi Ceramics

    The Trainer’s presentation was impressed me to continue the course till end. Never feel bore till the entire sessions. She studied our mindset and follows.

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