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Data Centre Management Professional Training
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Data Centre Management Professional Training
Data Centre Management Professional Training Overview
This course 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. This course is 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.
What You Will Learn?
  • 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 ongoing demands of the business.
Course Key Features
  • Explore the efficient management of the often conflicting operational and maintenance demands required of the data centre plant to continuously deliver the business needs.
  • The challenges of regulatory compliance, data centre strategies and audit demands.
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Data Centre Management Professional Training Curriculum
Eligibility
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.
Prerequisites
Experience in working within a data center environment is essential; preferably with two years of experience in a technical IT or operations role. If you would like to discuss your experience or suitability for this program please inform us.
Data Centre Management Professional Training Course Content
Section 01 - Module 1: What is a Data Centre?
Data center definition
Data center options
Business demands
Growth and demand challenges
Section 02 - Module 2: Understanding Basic Design Principles
Identifying the business need
Building a business case
National and international standards
Site and building considerations
Tier Levels
Criticality and availability
Determining data centre capacities
Section 03 - Module 3: Physical Infrastructure
Power Infrastructure
Static and automatic transfer switches
Measuring and monitoring
Cooling infrastructure
Cooling management options
Cable infrastructure considerations
IT systems & services
Storage management
IT security
Access & security
Section 04 - Module 4: Implementing Data Centre Projects
Business case
The project cycle
Prioritisation of activities
Triple constraints
Customer value
Quantitative risk analysis
Rolling wave planning
Decomposition
Change management
Documentation
Section 05 - Module 5: Managing the Data Centre
Regulations, standards, processes
Service management frameworks
Service life cycles
OLA, SLA and KPIs
Processes and procedures
Moves, adds, changes
Energy efficiency
System availability
Decommissioning
Transformation programs
Consolidation
Virtualisation
Cloud computing
Relocation
Data Centre Facility Management
Facility operations
Building Management Systems (BMS)
Fire safety compliance
Fire suppression
Section 06 - Module 6: Purpose
Introduction to ITIL
DCO & FM framework
Key performance indicators (KPIs)
RACI matrices
Section 07 - Module 7: Management of People
Appreciation of different skill-sets
Creating a multi-disciplinary team
Constructing a data centre team
Section 08 - Module 8: Management of Plant
Management of plant overview
Power management
IT environment management
Cooling management
Section 09 - Module 9: Energy Efficiency
Understanding what is attainable and prioritisation
Efficiency demands
Efficiency measures
Validation of processes and procedures
Section 10 - Module 10: Management of Services
Management of SLA’s
Data centre service management
Automated tools
Activity planning
Section 11 - Module 11: Business Strategy
Data centre strategic context
Strategic planning
Drivers for the business and IT strategies
The impact on the data centre
Aligning IT with the business strategy
Section 12 - Module 12: IT Strategy
The link between business and data centres
IT strategy framework
Portfolio management
Execution plan
Section 13 - Module 13: Supporting Strategies
Strategic planning processes and techniques
Supporting strategy examples
Power continuity
Cooling continuity
Finance
Fire safety
Security and access control
Business continuity/disaster recover
Cleaning
Section 14 - Module 14: Legislation and Regulations
Data protection
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Computer Misuse Act
Freedom of Information Act
Cloud service provider legislation
Electricity regulations
Electricity at work regulations, national electrical code
Building and regulations
Health and Safety
Environmental legislation
Section 15 - Module 15: Codes of Practice
EU code of conduct
DoE DCEP (Data Centre Energy Practitioner)
Green Grid maturity model
Section 16 - Module 16: The Audit Process
What is an audit?
Defining the business requirement
What should be audited?
Audit outcomes
Potential risk evaluation
Section 17 - Module 17: Auditing the Data Centre Physical Infrastructure
Audit guidance
Site specific activities
Evaluating the key environments
Commissioning
Functional testing
Trend analysis
Recommended practices
Section 18 - Module 18: Performance Audits
Current industry metrics
Modelling calculations
Bin analysis
Section 19 - Module 19: Environmental Audits
The need to measure and monitor
Site specific monitoring
Energy use and monitoring
Section 20 - Module 20: Asset Management
Areas of asset management
Asset management strategy and life cycle
Asset management tools
Data Centre Management Professional Training Certification
On successful completion of this training course, an AVEREST Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.
Data Centre Management Professional Training Certification
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