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Data Center Education Series Expands to More Dates, Cities

I’m pleased to announce the expansion of our Data Center Education Series to include more dates and cities.

If you’re not already familiar with the program, our Data Center Education Series provides students with comprehensive, vendor-neutral, module based training led by the data center design experts from PTS. The training series discusses the most pertinent topics in the data center industry, tying in case studies and real world situations to provide the knowledge IT professionals need to understand, operate, manage, and improve their data centers – ultimately reducing operating costs and improving service delivery to users.

For instance, the Data Center Infrastructure Management course will show attendees:

  • Power and cooling infrastructure in the data center and how hardware and configuration impact energy efficiency and availability
  • Methods to improve data center energy efficiency
  • Management tools available to help you optimize data center performance and availability
  • Practical steps to implement ITIL
  • How to measure the IT Service Management metrics that really matter
  • How to monitor your data center to optimize performance and availability
  • What impacts data center availability and how you can improve it

The course schedule for the first half of 2010 is as follows:

  • Jan 17 – 19, 2010 in San Francisco, CA
  • Jan 25 – 27, 2010 in Washington, DC
  • Feb 8 – 10, 2010 in Chicago (Schaumburg), IL
  • Feb 22 – 24, 2010 in Dallas, TX
  • Mar 15 – 17, 2010 in Ottawa, ON
  • Mar 22 – 24, 2010 in San Jose, CA
  • Apr 19 – 21, 2010 in Washington, DC
  • Apr 26 – 28, 2010 in New York, NY
  • May 3 – 5, 2010 in Chicago (Schaumburg), IL
  • May 10 – 12, 2010 in Atlanta, GA
  • May 17 – 19, 2010 in Dallas, TX

To learn more about the Data Center Infrastructure Management course and to register, visit

Related courses, taught by experts in each field, are also available and include:

  • How to Get Started with ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library)
  • ITIL Service Capability: Planning, Protection and Optimization
  • ITIL Service Capability: Service Offerings and Agreements
  • ITIL Service Catalog
  • ITIL Service Lifecycle: Service Strategy
  • ITIL v3 Foundation
  • Understanding Networking Fundamentals
  • TCP/IP Networking
  • Telecommunications Fundamentals
  • Voice over IP Foundations

For more information regarding each of the courses including costs and the dates and cities where they are available, visit our Data Center Education website.