This course is aimed for professionals who authoritative potentials, know-how and opportunity to become subject matter authorities in their specific data center arena. Individuals will be taken through multi levels of foundation, concept, principle, theory, physics, strategy, management, engineering and design, technology and selection in order to complete this course work required for becoming a DCA®. In addition to course work, all successful DCA® candidates must fulfill the required criteria which include but are not limited to undergoing minimum G1 data center project alongside IDCA approved consultants, as well as submitting an effective thesis to the attention of the accreditation committee of IDCA. The thesis shall be driven from their professional experiences and subject matter expertise in power, cooling, application, security, etc. DCAs will be the front-runners of the data center industry and key players and contributors to the industry’s direction. The DCA® is a leap into data center Strategy, approached in the unique manner of capturing the operations aspects of a data center, compliance parameters and knowledge of the design fundamentals, thus applying the insight into future technologies, amalgamating this knowledge to prepare the management, build, expansion, or upgrade for reliable, resilient, secure, and efficient data centers.

IDCA Course Modules

IDCA offers a broad range of educational programs geared specifically to the data center: