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Certified Data Centre Migration Specialist (CDMS)

4.6 out of 5 rating

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Duration

2 Days

12 CPD hours

About this course

Participants who have actual experience in the data centre and/or IT infrastructures are best suited. Attendance of the CDCP© course is recommended but not a requirement.

Overview

After completion of the course the participant will be able to:
1. Develop and review their data centre strategy
2. Use different risk assessment methodologies together with practical tips specifically for data centre migrations to reduce the risk during a data centre migration
3. Understand different migration strategies
4. Understand the legal aspects when migrating a data centre
5. Understand the importance of Business Service Reviews and Service Level Objectives
6. Size and design the target data centre
7. Understand the importance of detailed discovery and how dependencies influence migration waves
8. Understand the safety requirements during migration
19. Get lots of practical tips when moving to another data centre

Description

This course is designed to expose participants to a step-by-step methodology which will enable them to reduce the risks involved when undertaking a data centre migration. It will also give participants a lot of valuable practical hints and tips by trainers having extensive experience in moving and consolidating mission critical data centre.

Data Centre Strategy
  • Data centre lifecycle
  • Reasons to migrate a data centre
  • Alternatives to data centre migration
  • Consolidation
  • Outsourcing
  • Cloud computing
  • Upgrade existing data centre or build new
Project Management
  • Project management and methods
  • Scope statement
  • Statement Of Work (SOW)
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Allocate time to the project
  • Cost and estimation methodology
  • Project communication
Risk Management
  • Risk management and methods
  • Risk identification
  • Risk assessment methodologies
  • Qualitative approach
  • Semi-quantitative approach
  • Quantitative approach
  • Risk evaluation
  • Risk treatment
  • Risk in data centre migrations
Migration Strategies
  • Different data centre migration strategies
  • Heterogeneous migration
  • Homogeneous migration
  • Physical migration
  • Different IT transformations
  • Pre-migration transformation
  • Migration transformation
  • Post-migration transformation
Legal Aspects
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Contractual considerations
  • Legal aspects when decommissioning
High Level Discovery & Planning
  • The importance of Business Service Reviews
  • The concept of Availability
  • The concept of Recoverability
  • The importance of Service Level Objectives
  • Requirements on designing the target IT architecture
  • Information needed for high level planning
Design Target Data Centre
  • Requirements for the target data centre
  • Sizing the data centre
  • Architectural requirements
  • Cooling requirements
  • Power requirements
  • Security
Detailed Discovery and Planning
  • The importance of discovery
  • Automated discovery tools
  • Asset management
  • Network and system dependencies
  • Detailed migration planning
  • Migration waves
  • Staffing
  • Warranties and insurance
Safety
  • Safety precautions
  • Technical safety review
  • Electrical safety
  • Lifting
  • Personal safety during migration
  • Fire safety during migration
Security
  • Controversy between access and security
  • Access control
  • Managing security during migration
  • Security during migration
  • Key management
  • Practical hints and tips
  • Continuous improvement
Implementation
  • Rehearsal
  • Route investigation
  • Resourcing
  • Logistics team
  • Packing
  • Transport
  • Installing the equipment
  • Post migration support
End of Project
  • Why project closure
  • Lessons learned
  • Phased completion of project
  • Criteria for project closure
  • The outcome of the project
  • End of project
Exam: Certified Data Centre Migration Specialist
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans Certified Data Centre Migration Specialist (CDMS) training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the Certified Data Centre Migration Specialist (CDMS) course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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