Program Overview:

Learn how to scope, plan and implement the audit process and analyse the audit data to verify the status of the data centre. Then make detailed and structured recommendations to establish an action plan to ultimately improve the operational capability to support the business needs.

The demand for a data centre to run at its optimum capability in both an effective and efficient manner is now an essential requirement for a business. This seven day program has been designed to provide data centre professionals with the skills, knowledge, qualification and certification to plan, implement and action a comprehensive audit of the data centre environments.

Delegates will gain an in-depth understanding on acquiring detailed and accurate information concerning the operational capability of the data centre facility, considering the potential areas of risk and recommendations on how to improve the availability, resilience and efficiency of a data centre including power, cooling and resilience.

The CDCAP® covers a wider examination of the data centre facility in terms of the physical infrastructure (IT, Power and Cooling), building’s facility structure, asset management, documentation, processes and procedures. Whilst appreciating the need to measure, monitor and collate data to evaluate and analyse the operational effectiveness of a data centre.

Undertaking the CDCAP® program provides delegates with current industry expertise and best practices to allow them to strategically plan and implement systems and procedures to undertake a data centre audit.

The CDCAP® is an essential certification for individuals wishing to highlight their expertise and progress their career in the data centre sector, it has been designed by CNet Training’s renowned in-house experts and explores and addresses all the elements associated with auditing a data centre facility.

Program content is continually updated to reflect the key industry developments.

CDCAP® Topics at a glance

Core Unit

  • The business needs
  • Scoping the audit
  • Establishing the audit process
  • Performing the audit
  • Analysis and recommendations
  • Action plan and reporting
  • Measuring and monitoring progress
  • Follow on actions

Professional Unit

  • Audit preparation
  • Mechanical (power and cooling) audit
  • IT infrastructure audit
  • Security audit
  • Building and support services audit
  • Asset management audit Process, procedures and working practices audit
  • Documentation audit
  • Audit closure process
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