COURSE DETAIL:

Data Centre 101

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DURATION:

5

DAYS

QUALIFICATION:

TBA

BY BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY

If you are new to the sector, this course is aimed at you or if you are an ancillary member of staff, working in the sector but not in technical roles.  

Providing a light touch but wide ranging, entry level overview of the standards, equipment and administration and management activities required to design, build and operate a data centre.

You will come away with a good understanding of all aspects of building and operation of a datacentre, enabling you to appreciate the issues faced by a datacentre on a day to day and a strategic basis.

The Benefits

You will come away with a great understanding of all the facets of working in and running a data centre be it legacy or cutting-edge facility. The course will give you the confidence to talk business in the sector, understand all the roles and responsibilities people have and have a thorough understanding of the legislation and standards involved.

Pre-requisites

Working or about to work in a Data Centre but in a nontechnical role. No other prerequisites as we will cover it all during the 5 days giving you a sound base to move your career in the sector forward.

Course Syllabus

Syllabus covers:

  • Introduction to Data Centres
  • Site Selection
  • Architectural Design
  • Access Flooring
  • EU Code of Conduct for Data Centres (Energy Efficiency) and the Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact
  • Cooling
  • IT Hardware
  • Power
  • Room Layouts
  • Energy Management
  • Fire & Security
  • Commissioning

If you are new to the sector, this course is aimed at you or if you are an ancillary member of staff, working in the sector but not in technical roles.  

Providing a light touch but wide ranging, broad overview of the standards, equipment and administration and management activities required to design, build and operate a data centre.

CONTINUE YOUR JOURNEY:

  • Practical Data Centre Energy Efficiency (EUCOC)

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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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