The Importance of Data Centre Certification

  • 24 May 2017
  • Author: Liam Phelan
  • Number of views: 1859

Data is the heart of any business, whether the company’s core objective is Data Centre design, management or operations, compliance to standards play an important and silent role in the daily routine of the organisations. Minimising or avoiding downtime and improving efficiency are top priorities. In this context, certified professionals can make the difference and can make themselves invaluable.

At New Horizons Ireland, we have the courses and the exams for you to master your Data Centre skills. As an EPI official partner, we offer all that you need to develop the data centre ability with the best instructor team in Ireland. 

Mainly causes of downtime 

Downtime is the most common issue in Data Centres, it is disruptive and costly for companies. A META Group research showed that downtime cost around $2.8 million per hour. The Data Centre courses provide all the knowledge that the professional need to avoid issues related to it.

They are also vendor neutral so it's designed to be applied to whatever technology your company already uses. The training will prepare your employees to deal with the most common situations that can affect the data centre environment. Not just in technology, but also about the physical space, climate changes and impacts, design, orientation, and every piece of information that is necessary to scrutinise before a build, exchange or rebuilding a data centre.  

Benefits for professionals


Benefits of data centre courses at New Horizons 


There are 3 different courses in New Horizons Ireland, you can choose the best option for your career path. 

  1. Certified Data Centre Professional (CDCP®)  
  2. Certified Data Centre Specialist (CDCS®) 
  3. Certified Data Centre Facilities Operations Manager (CDFOM®) 

Certified Data Centre Professional CDCP® is focused on addressing how to set up and improve key aspects such as power, cooling, security, cabling, safety, etc., to ensure a high availability data centre. It will also address key operations and maintenance aspects.

Certified Data Centre Specialist (CDCS®)  brings participants to the level of a suitable sparring partner with suppliers. They will be able to verify offers provided by vendors for correctness, effectiveness and efficiency. 

Certified Data Centre Facilities Operations Manager (CDFOM®) is focused on Governance and Operations. This course will enable participants to gain in-depth knowledge of managing data centre operations from planning to monitoring and reporting. 

Certify your team at New Horizons Ireland, we have the best Data Centre instructors and infrastructure to facilitate you. 

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