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CTDC – Certified TIA-942 Design Consultant
3 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Certified Data Centre Training

Course Details

The CTDC – Certified TIA-942 Design Consultant is a three-day course, where the participant will learn how to design an ANSI/TIA-942 compliant data centre. It will provide a clear understanding of the requirements of the ANSI/TIA-942 Standard and possible implementation variations. This course is well suited for all types of data centres, be it enterprise data centres or multi-tenant, third party data centres such as co-location, managed services and cloud service providers.

 

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Objectives

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

  • Learn to properly comprehend and apply the ANSI/TIA-942 Standard requirements and guidelines
  • Understand the proper intent of the ANSI/TIA-942 Standard to avoid both over- and/or under-investment
  • Align the selection of redundancy levels and infrastructure investments to the business requirements.
  • Understand the criteria and requirements for a high-availability data centre design and how to effectively establish the data centre from the perspective of the ANSI/TIA-942 Standard
  • Understand how the ANSI/TIA-942 Standard relates to various worldwide standards

Outline

Introduction to Data Centre Facilities

About the ANSI/TIA-942

  • Life of the ANSI/TIA-942 Standard Relation to other standards
  • Architectural
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Telecommunication Areas under the scope
  • High-level redundancy de nations
  • Redundancy options (N, N+1 etc.) Fault-tolerant
  • Concurrent maintainability
  • Compartmentalisation Examples of redundancy levels

Data Centre Space Planning

Data Centre Topologies

Recommendations for Energy Efficiency

Architectural

  • Site selection Parking
  • Multi-tenant building
  • Building construction
  • Vapour barrier
  • Roofing
  • Floor loading
  • Raised flooring
  • Suspended/drop ceiling
  • Hanging load
  • Seismic

Building Security & Safety

  • Security
  • CCTV Staffing
  • Bullet/ballistic proofing Lighting
  • Safety
  • Signage

Building and Room Access

  • Security checkpoints
  • Entry lobby
  • Doors and windows
  • Exit corridors
  • Shipping and receiving areas

Room/Area Design Requirements

  • Administrative offices
  • Security office
  • Operations centre
  • Restroom and break room
  • UPS/Battery rooms
  • Generator and fuel storage area
  • Computer room

Electrical

  • Utility power
  • Substation
  • Feed requirements
  • Self-generation
  • HT/HV switchgear
  • Generator and fuel supply
  • LT/LV switchgear
  • ATS
  • Alternatives to ATS
  • UPS and batteries
  • PDU
  • STS
  • Grounding
  • Surge protection
  • EPO
  • Central power monitoring
  • Load banks
  • Testing
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Facility training programs

Mechanical

  • Environmental design
  • Temperature and humidity requirements
  • Contamination
  • Sources
  • Clean air
  • Pressurisation
  • Radio sources
  • Vibration
  • Water ingress
  • Water-cooled systems Heat rejection
  • Chilled water system
  • Condenser water
  • Makeup water
  • Air-cooled systems
  • HVAC control systems
  • Plumbing
  • Pipe routing
  • Fire suppression
  • Water leak detection

Telecommunications

  • Network topology
  • Redundancy level design
  • Media and connectors
  • Cabling pathways
  • Detailed cabling design considerations
  • Administration and labelling
  • Cable testing Data centre fabrics

Exam

Target Audience

The primary audience for this course are professionals involved with designing, building, maintaining and operating mission-critical data centres and those who wish to attend the CTIA® (Certified TIA-942 Internal Auditor) course.

Prerequisites

Participants must possess a valid data centre training certificate such as CDCP® or any other approved equivalent. Please submit a copy of your certificate for verification upon registration for the CTDC® course.