Certified Data Centre Migration Specialist (CDMS®)
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After purchased you will get:
Access to the online training for 12 months.
A certification exam voucher for online proctored exam, valid for 12 months.
The course e-book download link. The e-book is licensed to you. It has no expiry date and can be printed after download.
The online Training is bundle with “EXIN anywhere online proctored exam” only. (exam voucher valid for 1 year after purchase)
The online Training is a 1-year subscription to the course from the date of purchase.
The E-book is provided as a download link and is watermarked. It can be printed once download. The download e-book does not expire.
Course is sold as a package which includes online training, anywhere exam and e-book (can’t be purchase separately.)
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Certified Data Centre Migration Specialist (CDMS®) This 2-day 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.
Course BenefitsAfter completion of the course the participant will be able to:
Develop and review their data centre strategy
Use different risk assessment methodologies together with practical tips specifically for data centre migrations to reduce the risk during a data centre migration
Understand different migration strategies
Understand the legal aspects when migrating a data centre
Understand the importance of Business Service Reviews and Service Level Objectives
Size and design the target data centre
Understand the importance of detailed discovery and how dependencies influence migration waves
Understand the safety requirements during migration
Get lots of practical tips when moving to another data centre
The primary audience is an IT, Facilities or Data Centre Operations professional working in and around the data Centre (representing both end-customers and/or service provider/ facilitators) and having to deal with Data Centre Migration Projects and/or Data Centre Strategies, such as: Project Managers, Data Centre managers, Operations/ Floor /Facility managers, IT managers, Network/System Engineers, Data Centre Sales/Consultants, Logistic Managers.
There is no specific prerequisite for the CDMS® course. However, 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.
Data Centre Strategy
Data centre lifecycle
Reasons to migrate a data centre
Alternatives to data centre migration
Upgrade existing data centre or build new
Project management and methods
Statement Of Work (SOW)
Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Allocate time to the project
Cost and estimation methodology
Risk management and methods
Risk assessment methodologies
Risk in data centre migrations
Different data centre migration strategies
Different IT transformations
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
Detailed Discovery and Planning
The importance of discovery
Automated discovery tools
Network and system dependencies
Detailed migration planning
Warranties and insurance
Technical safety review
Personal safety during migration
Fire safety during migration
Controversy between access and security
Managing security during migration
Security during migration
Practical hints and tips
Installing the equipment
Post migration support
End of Project
Why project closure
Phased completion of project
Criteria for project closure
The outcome of the project
End of project
Exam: Certified Data Centre Migration Specialist
Certification exam papers can be taken in paper based format at the end of the last day of the course, or online via an authorised training partner, depending on the country in which the course is delivered. The exam is a one hour, 40 questions, multiple choice and closed book exam. The attendee need to have 27 out of 40 questions correct in order to pass the exam.
The CDMS certificate is valid for 3 years, after which recertification is required.