DDF101: Data Center Design Fundamentals
Let’s learn the ICT design & distribution systems in this comprehensive workshop.
This fast-paced introductory course is intended to act as the first step in the Data Center Design Consultant (DCDC) career path. Based on the ANSI/BICSI002-2014 standard, the course will cover foundational knowledge of data center design, including an overview of the DC design process, design criteria, systems, components, sustainability, commissioning and maintenance. It is designed to help you retain basic knowledge of data center design-based practices.
- Site Selection
- Space Planning
- Bonding and grounding (earthing)
- Electrical Systems planning
- Cabling Infrastructure, Pathways and Spaces
- Project Management & Maintenance
Who Should Attend?
Anyone entering a career involving the planning, implementing, operating and making of critical data center decisions, including:
- Facility professionals
- IT professionals
- New data center professionals
- Project managers
- Telecommunications professionals
What’s In It For Me?
By the end of this course you will be able to:
- Select the appropriate availability class based on the site requirements
- Locate a suitable site to construct a data center
- Identify best practices used when building a new or updating an existing data center
- Apply sustainability concepts to a data center design
- Identify the systems housed in a data center
- Examine the phases in a commissioning process
Having the ANSI/BICSI002-2014 standard during the course for reference would be an added advantage in easy learning and referencing.