COURSE DETAIL:

Building Sustainable Data Centres/Data Centre of the Future

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DURATION:

2

DAYS

QUALIFICATION:

TBA

BY BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY

A wide ranging course covering from design through to handover to operations. Covering from Net zero and sustainable data centre fundamentals, EUCOC, Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact, the standards, and guidance on the future direction of external policy on data centres, it is useful for those involved in the planning of data centres, those involved in the creation and execution of data centre planning policy.

An in-depth discussion on where the industry may go in the future, current innovations and potential future innovations and where legislation and standards are driving data centres to be more creative in the solutions offered to be more sustainable.

The Benefits

Coming away from this course you will have a solid technical understanding of how to build and operate a truly sustainable cutting edge technology based data centre. You will understand the different options and potential solutions for the future and what is driving that innovation.

Pre-requisites

A good technical understanding of the operations within a data centre, energy and efficiency.

Course Syllabus

Syllabus covers:

  • Data Design for the Future
  • Net Zero and sustainable data centre fundamentals
  • THe EUCOC
  • Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact
  • Standards and guidance on the future direction of government policy around data centres
  • Carbon footprinting
  • Wider holistic considerations when planning and building a data centre

This syllabus takes you from design through to handover to operations.

CONTINUE YOUR JOURNEY:

  • Practical Data Centre Energy Efficiency (EUCOC)

  • Green IT Fundamentals

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Course leader

John will be the Technical Director for the National Data Centre Academy, providing content and presenting the training for many courses in his area of knowledge, also providing his expertise in the build of the practical hands on aspect of the Academy.

As a well-known figure in EU data centre circles, primarily for his role as reviewer for the EU Code of Conduct for Data Centres (Energy Efficiency) (EUCOC) programme and his work with the Certified Energy Efficiency Data Centre Award (CEEDA) & Data Centre Alliance Certification which assesses data centres to a subset of the EUCOC best practices and EN 50600 respectively.

John is Chair of the Data Centre Alliance’s (DCA) Energy Efficiency & member of the Sustainability steering group, shaping the DCA’s policy on these topics as well as providing support to the DCA in other steering groups and the Alliance’s wider activities.  He is the V Chair of the BCS, Chartered Institute for IT, Green IT specialist group.
John represents the BCS/DCA/Carbon3IT Ltd on the TCT7/3 committee that works upon the EN50600 Data Centres Design and Build Standards and KPI’s (PUE etc.).

John runs his own Green IT consultancy, Carbon3IT Ltd, providing support to organizations that are preparing to adopt various data centre standards including the more general standards such as Quality, Environment, Business Continuity, Information Security, and Energy Management. Carbon3IT Ltd  also provide specialist niche consultancy in the field of Green IT including Data Centre Energy Efficiency & Sustainability with a current focus on carbon footprinting for new and existing datacentres.

John is a lead auditor for ISO50001: (2011/2018) Energy Management Systems and ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management Systems, is a Certified Data Centre Audit Professional CDCAP TM (Recert 2018), a Certified Data Centre Sustainability Professional CDCSP™ and is an EMA ESOS registered Assessor.

John, as Technical Director and Lead Trainer for the NDCA will bring a wealth of hands on experience from assessing a wide range of Data Centre Environments and a real depth of knowledge from his work developing and implementing world wide standards.

John Booth of Carbon3IT Ltd

Technical Director and Lead Trainer

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