Special Program Certified Data Centre Professional - CDCP

CDCP (Certified Data Centre Professional) is the 1st level of a 3-level
Data Centre Training and Certification Programme. Attendees will learn valuable lessons to enable a high-available, flexible, safe and efficient mission critical data centre environment for both new and existing sites, exposing attendees to the key components of the data centre, which will improve efficiency and provide cost savings. This course will also address how to setup and improve key aspects such as power, cooling, security, cabling, safety etc. to ensure a high-available data centre. It will also address key operations and maintenance aspects.

After completion of the course the attendee will be able to:

  • Choose an optimum site for mission critical data centres based on current and future needs
  • Describe all components important for high-availability in a data centre and how to effectively setup the data centre and manage it
  • Name and apply the various industry standards
  • Describe the various technologies for UPS, fire suppression, cooling, monitoring systems, cabling standards etc. and how to choose and apply them effectively to enhance the high-availability of the data centre at minimum cost
  • Create a robust electrical distribution system to avoid costly downtime
  • Enhance cooling capabilities and efficiency in the data centre by using techniques and technologies including new methodologies for high-power cooling requirements of the future
  • Design a highly reliable and scalable network architecture and learn how to ensure installers use proper testing techniques
  • Create effective maintenance contracts with equipment suppliers ensuring the best “bang for the buck”
  • Setup effective data centre monitoring ensuring the right people get the right message
  • Ensure proper security measures, both process and technical are in place safeguarding your companies precious information in the data centre
  • Describe the various IT service management standards, best practices and processes and how to effectively use them leading to increased efficiency of operations whilst minimizing risk of downtime caused by change

Target Audience

  • System integrators involved in data centre IT operations activities, serving their own data centre or as owned by their customers
  • Facilities management companies who manage building facilities in which a data centres are located
  • Outsourcing providers whom manage their customers equipment of which some or all equipment is located within a data centre
  • Hosting/IDC/Co-location sites which are responsible for running data centre IT operations for their customers’ equipment
  • Private persons who want to gain qualification in data centre IT operations management
  • Personnel working in commercial companies who are responsible for data centre IT operations
  • Commercial customer who have to maintain their own data centre

While there are no specific prerequisites for the CDCP course, participants who have at least one/two year(s) of actual working experience in a data centre/facilities environment are best suited.

Delivery Structure
This is an instructor-led course that uses a combination of presentation lectures and question and answer sessions to discuss attendees’ specific needs and issues experienced in their own environment. Attendees are able to tap on the trainer’s extensive experience to solve practical problems in their current environment adding tremendous value.

Exam and Certification
Certification exams will be administered at the end of the last day of the course. The exam is a one-hour, 40 questions, closed book exam. Results of the exam pass/fail will be communicated to the attendee within two weeks after the examination. Attendees who pass the exam will receive the official “Certified Data Centre Professional” Certificate. The CDCP certificate is valid for 3 years, after which 1-day refresher and a 1-hour exam will be required to maintain the CDCP certification standing.

The CDCP is world class professional certificate accredited by:

The CDCP certification is recognized by BICSI. BICSI members are eligible for the following CEC (Continuing Education Credits) if they hold the CDCP certification:







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The Trainer - Jan Willem Mooren
Jan Willem Mooren is a solutions-oriented and target driven information technology professional. He is experienced in all facets of information technology, both operational and strategically. Jan is one of the leading consultants with EPI, a UK company founded in the 80’s. EPI offers extensive range of data centre infrastructure products and services including data centre design evaluation, audits and certifications. Jan is also EPI Managing Director in Malaysia, overseeing operations and executing consulting engagements including data centre audits and training. Among his key contributions are data centre auditing according to SAS 70 and TIA942 standards.

EPI’s customers include companies such as IBM, SUN, HP, NCS, SCS, EDS, Mindef, PSB, URA, Global Switch, Equinix, Starhub, Singtel, TM, Maxis, Indosat, Allianz Bank, HSBC, RHB and many more. Due to its focus, experience and independent advice, EPI has been selected as the sole auditor for data centre facilities under the SS507 standard in Singapore.

Course Title : Certified Data Centre Professional - CDCP
Duration : 2 days
Course Fees : RM2,400.00 (USD 900)

: 20-21 JAN 2014 / 10-11 MAR 2014 / 2-3 APR 2014

Venue : Guidance View Training Centre, Mid Valley City, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Terms and Conditions:
• Classes conducted are subject to a minimum of 8 participants per session
• Registration on first come first served basis
• Payment must be made before commencement of course
• Promotion valid for date stated only
• Fees paid are non-refundable
• Guidance View reserves the right to cancel/reschedule a course due to unforeseen circumstances

For further information or registration please contact us at:
Guidance View Sdn Bhd
Tel : 03-2938 7887
Fax : 03-2938 7070
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Last updated on 9 Dec 2013.

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