W3.3A

The Data Center Skillset

Start Time: 10/1/2014 2:30:00 PM
End Time: 10/1/2014 3:30:00 PM

In response to the surge of data center construction and expansion, at least four million U.S. workers are currently associated with data center operations; a number expected to increase by 800,000 in 2016, and by an additional 2 million by 2018. From computer networking to virtualization to security to design and maintenance, today's data center requires a mix of highly specialized management skills. This presentation will address the core competencies for data center facility professionals, and discuss the development of a new degree program that identifies best practices in training and development.

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the roles of key staff in a data center
2. Identify requisite skill sets for data center management and operation
3. Learn about the Master of Science program entitled Datacenter Systems Engineering at SMU

Presented by:


Chris Crosby
Founder and CEO
Compass Datacenters

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Volkan Otugen, PhD
Senior Associate Dean
Southern Methodist University

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Room Number: 203A

Audience: Beginner

CEU: 0.1

Track:

Best Practices in Critical Facilities

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