IDCA offers a variety of affiliation programs for Standardization & Certification Bodies, Technology Manufacturers, Government Offices, Educational Institutions, Telecom Operators and Symposiums & Seminars. Data Center operators and providers are urged to participate in IDCA's dynamic programs in order to receive the latest industry updates, trends, standards and practices. Organizations who opt to meet the qualifications of becoming IDCA's affiliates, regionally or internationally, are requested to fill out the application form and amend a cover letter of their authorized signatory along with a portfolio of their governmental affiliations and insights into local laws and policies in their respective countries. Affiliation Program Forms are available upon request. Please e-mail: AFPapplications@idc-a.org.
Some popular IDCA affiliation programs are as follows:
IDCA offers specialized education tracks that enable elite professionals to obtain an official IDCA Data Center Certified Auditor (DCCA)™ designation. These designations are aimed at permitting such certified and qualified persons to build their own business practice, licensed to perform audits engagements under the guidelines and backing of IDCA. Furthermore, these professionals can become the delivery agents for IDCA affiliates in specific industries or regions.
This program requires Data Center professionals with specific experience and qualifications, who have proven data center expertise track-records and already fulfilled IDCA Data Center Authority (DCA)® requirements, to attend and obtain a defined pass mark on advanced education designed to cover the IDCA Auditing elements and methods. After program completion, the duly certified and qualified persons are permitted to perform data center audit engagements as Data Center Certified Auditor (DCCA)™ under the guidelines of IDCA. DCCAs will be furnished with an IDCA Approved Auditor’s Toolkit containing required toolsets that will enable them to take measurements of critical equipment, functions and methods as part of their evaluation process.
IDCA offers specialized education tracks that enable elite professionals to obtain an official IDCA Data Center Certified Consultant (DCCC)™ designation. These designations are aimed at permitting such certified and qualified persons to build their own business practice, licensed to perform consultancy engagements under the guidelines and backing of IDCA. Furthermore, these professionals can become the delivery agents for IDCA affiliates in specific industries or regions.
This program requires Data Center professionals with specific experience and qualifications, who have proven data center expertise track-records and already fulfilled IDCA Data Center Authority (DCA)® requirements, to attend and obtain a defined pass mark on advanced education designed to cover the IDCA Consultancy elements and methods. After program completion, the duly certified and qualified persons are permitted to perform data center consultancy engagements as Data Center Certified Consultant (DCCC)™ under the guidelines of IDCA. DCCCs will be furnished with an IDCA Approved Consultants Toolkit containing required Standards, Implementation Guidelines, Checklists, Forms, and How-To, Where-To, and Why-To Guides, etc., which will enable them to engage customers and clients, make recommendations, offer effective solutions and provide trusted advice as part of their engagement process.
IDCA offers specialized education tracks that enable elite professionals to obtain an official IDCA Data Center Certified Instructor (DCCI)™ designation. These designations are aimed at permitting such certified and qualified persons to build their own business practice and to perform audit engagements under the guidelines and backing of IDCA. Furthermore, these professionals can become the delivery agents for IDCA affiliates in specific industries or regions.
This program requires Data Center professionals with specific experience and qualifications, who have proven data center expertise and already fulfilled IDCA Data Center Authority (DCA)® requirements, to attend and obtain a defined pass mark on advanced education designed to cover the IDCA Instructing elements and methods. After program completion, the duly certified and qualified persons are permitted to perform training engagements as Data Center Certified Instructor (DCCI)™ under the guidelines of IDCA. DCCIs are furnished with an IDCA Approved Trainers know-how, which, combined with their actual field experience, will be the basis of delivering IDCA accredited training programs.
Reputed organizations with the essentials and background required, who possess the resources necessary for conducting accredited Data Center Educational Programs, can submit their applications and qualifications for review. Note: due to long queues applications will be processed on first-come, first-served basis and applicant organizations can follow the status of their applications by contacting DCEI@idc-a.org. All inquiries must be to the attention of DCEI Licensing.
Reputed organizations with the essentials and background required, who possess the resources necessary for conducting accredited Data Center Audit and Consultancy Programs, can submit their applications and qualifications for review. Note: due to long queues applications will be processed on first-come, first-served basis and applicant organizations can follow the status of their applications by contacting DCAC@idc-a.org. All inquiries must be to the attention of DCAC Licensing.