Certified Data Centre Migration Specialist [CDMS] Training

4.5/5

Data center migration is a dangerous and complicated process. This 2-day course is designed to give participants the tools they need to reduce the risks involved. The course will also provide participants with valuable practical hints and tips from trainers who have extensive experience in moving and consolidating mission-critical data centers.

Training Options

Classroom Training

Online Instructor Led

Onsite Training

Overseas Training

Course Information

Data Centre Strategy

  • Data centre lifecycle
  • Reasons to migrate a data centre
  • Alternatives to data centre migration
  • Consolidation
  • Outsourcing
  • Cloud computing
  • Upgrade existing data centre or build new

Project Management

  • Project management and methods
  • Scope statement
  • Statement Of Work (SOW)
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Allocate time to the project
  • Cost and estimation methodology
  • Project communication

Risk Management

  • Risk management and methods
  • Risk identification
  • Risk assessment methodologies
  • Qualitative approach
  • Semi-quantitative approach
  • Quantitative approach
  • Risk evaluation
  • Risk treatment
  • Risk in data centre migrations

Migration Strategies

  • Different data centre migration strategies
  • Heterogeneous migration
  • Homogeneous migration
  • Physical migration
  • Different IT transformations
  • Pre-migration transformation
  • Migration transformation
  • Post-migration transformation

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Legal Aspects

  • Regulatory requirements
  • Contractual considerations
  • Legal aspects when decommissioning

High Level Discovery & Planning

  • The importance of Business Service Reviews
  • The concept of Availability
  • The concept of Recoverability
  • The importance of Service Level Objectives
  • Requirements on designing the target IT architecture
  • Information needed for high level planning

Design Target Data Centre

  • Requirements for the target data centre
  • Sizing the data centre
  • Architectural requirements
  • Cooling requirements
  • Power requirements
  • Security

Detailed Discovery and Planning

  • The importance of discovery
  • Automated discovery tools
  • Asset management
  • Network and system dependencies
  • Detailed migration planning
  • Migration waves
  • Staffing
  • Warranties and insurance

Safety

  • Safety precautions
  • Technical safety review
  • Electrical safety
  • Lifting
  • Personal safety during migration
  • Fire safety during migration

Security

  • Controversy between access and security
  • Access control
  • Managing security during migration
  • Security during migration
  • Key management
  • Practical hints and tips
  • Continuous improvement

Implementation

  • Rehearsal
  • Route investigation
  • Resourcing
  • Logistics team
  • Packing
  • Transport
  • Installing the equipment
  • Post migration support

End of Project

  • Why project closure
  • Lessons learned
  • Phased completion of project
  • Criteria for project closure
  • The outcome of the project
  • End of project

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The primary audience is an IT, Facilities or Data Centre Operations professional working in and around the data Centre (representing both end-customers and/or service provider/ facilitators) and having to deal with Data Centre Migration Projects and/or Data Centre Strategies, such as: Project Managers, Data Centre managers, Operations/ Floor /Facility managers, IT managers, Network/System Engineers, Data Centre Sales/Consultants, Logistic Managers.

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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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