Data Center Technology Professional (DCTP)
Are you in the data center industry or thinking about getting into the data center field? Put all the marketing aspects aside, we take you deep into every single technology out there for data centers. Learn, understand, and get up to date on all the technological components and next current/next generation technologies of data centers. Be able to understand and speak intelligently to consultants, vendors, designers, builders, and stakeholders. Join certified experts from Microsoft, eBay, Amazon, Apple, Intel, Salesforce, Major League Baseball, Digital Realty, AIG, Exxon Mobil, US Courts, and thousands more!
This course is aimed for Data Center Operation Managers® (DCOM) and Data Center Infrastructure Experts® (DCIE) who are in charge of planning data center technology roadmaps. The DCTP® course unwraps the true essence of technologies in and around the Data Center space. The new trends, recommendations, and the data center components that posses the finest design and selection criteria most suitable to prolong the life of the Data Center, save costs, increase efficiency, lower risks, and offer sustainable and optimum features. Various technologies from each category are showcased and compared with the available alternatives, legacy systems and other technology routes that differ based on the design topology and strategic planning of every data center.
Exams: Data Center Infrastructure Specialist (DCIS) & Data Center Operations Specialist (DCOS)
About the Exam
- 50 questions for each exam
- 75 percent passing rate
- Retakes are permitted up to two times (fee applicable)
All IDCA certifications have a validity of two years from the time the certification is issued. To re-certify, there are three steps:
- Retake the same class.
- DCIS Retake - A retake of the DCIS course will automatically renew all previously held certificates for an additional 2 years.
- 3) New Course - Taking any IDCA course you have not yet taken will not only automatically renew all your past certifications but also add to your certifications and help you climb the IDCA ladder.