Certified Data Center Specialist (CDCS)

Professionals in data center design and build are trained at the advanced level of CDCS. Engineering calculations on the various parts of a data center facility will be covered in the CDCS course. The CDCS will further develop attendees’ competencies to a level where they can spar with suppliers and verify vendor offers for accuracy, efficacy, and efficiency.

Certification Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the stages in the design life cycle of data centers.
  • To guarantee that the criteria are met, thoroughly discuss the data center requirements with vendors, suppliers, and contractors.
  • Verify design proposals, prices, and deals made by suppliers or contractors.
  • Recognize the redundancy levels for both the construction and upkeep of data centers.
  • Recognize the many construction factors, including seismic activity reduction, fire ratings, and thermal stability.
  • Learn how to properly install a raised floor, avoiding misalignment, level discrepancies, and leaking.

Certification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5 years of work experience as a Data Center Specialist

Certifying Examination:

  • To be certified as CDCS, student should take up a 1.5 hours exam at the designated examination centers.
  • The qualifying exam would consist of 50 multiple choice questions, testing core certification modules.
  • Professionals with relevant experience and other qualifying criteria may be exempted from the examination.

Certification Modules:

Module 1: Data Center Design/Life Cycle Overview
Module 2: Design and Install Scalable Networking Cabling System
Module 3: Environmental Specifications and Contamination Control
Module 4: Data Center Efficiency