Certified TIA-942 Design Consultant (CTDC)

In this course, 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.

Course Details

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.

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.

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 scope
High level redundancy definitions
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
Vapor 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 offce
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 switch gear
    Generator and fuel supply
    LT/LV switch gear
  • 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
  • Make up 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 labeling
Cable testing
Data centre fabrics

Schedule

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Course Code: TNL-EPI-CTDC
Course Duration: 3 Day
Price: POA
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