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Introducing PTS’ Data Center Education Series

How extensive is your knowledge about all aspects of your data center? With our newly launched Data Center Education Series, you will never look at your IT and support infrastructure the same way again.

PTS’ Data Center Education Series will help you better assess problems in your data center by providing you with substantive knowledge that you can take back to your data center to improve operations, availability, and efficiency – ultimately reducing operating cost and improving service delivery to your users.

The education series provides students with comprehensive, vendor-neutral, module based training led by the data center design experts from PTS. We discuss the most pertinent topics in the data center industry, tying in case studies and real world situations to provide the knowledge you need to understand, operate, manage, and improve your data center.

The Standard Training Series is a three (3) day class held multiple times per year at major cities across the United States, Canada, and Europe. Our next session will take place in Midtown NYC from September 15-17th — visit our site to view the agenda. Can’t make it to NYC? We’ll also be coming to Chicago (October 21-23) and Dallas (December 7-9). I encourage you to reserve your seat today, as space is limited.

The education series will cover the following topics:

• Fundamentals of Data Center Cooling
• Fundamentals of Data Center Management
• Fundamentals of Physical Security
• Fundamentals of Fire Protection
• Fundamentals of Data Center Power
• Fundamentals of Data Center Maintenance
• Fundamentals of Designing a Floor Plan
• Fundamentals of Data Center Cabling
• Fundamentals of Energy Efficiency

Priced at only $1,795 per student, the training includes all course materials in addition to a continental breakfast and lunch each day. Additionally if you attend with other colleagues from work, you’ll all receive a 10% discount. You’ll realize an ROI quickly from this invaluable and intimate knowledge, in which straight from data center experts in this in-depth, intimate training series.

Data Center Education Series – Customized for your needs!

We also offer education programs customized to your IT team’s needs. If you have a large group and need training, we can come to you and present those topics of most interest to you! Choose your desired location (typically your own facility). Choose the topics you want to see, including any or all of the available topics from the standard 3-day training class.

In addition, if you have a topic in mind you don’t see currently listed in our offerings, we’ll build it for you for only a nominal fee to cover time and material costs.

The Customized Training Series is priced at $15,000 for 2 days or $20,000 for 3 days plus travel expenses. In addition to the training, you have option to purchase a one-day data center site assessment for $5,000. This assessment will be performed prior to the training in order to allow the training to address issues found in the assessment.