Onboard your new hires with The Business of Data Centers
The Business of Data Centers
New to the data center industry?
Hiring people in 2024 that are new to the sector?
Take a look at our data center onboarding program, The Business of Data Centers, designed help new hires understand the sector so that they can speak the language of their technical colleagues and customers.
BODC is broken down into 12 modules:
Why do Data Centers Exist?
The Internet / Definition of a Data Center / Data Center Design
Types of Data Centers
Enterprise / Hyperscale / Colocation
What is Data?
Data Defined / Where Data Lives / Evolution
Data Center Sub-systems
Greyspace / Critical Power / IT Hardware and Sub-systems
Information Technology Hardware
Data Center Layout / Network Hardware / A History of Data Storage / Evolution of Computer Hardware
Data Center Energy Efficiency
Electrical Power & Energy Efficiency / Facility Densificiation / Energy Used
How does the Cloud work?
Shapes of Cloud Computing / Server Virtualization / Scalability
Energy and Sustainability
GHG Scopes / ESG / Current Initiatives
Latency and Edge Computing
Rise of Edge / What is Latency? / Edge & Latency
Building a Data Center
Why a Data Center? / Key Components / Cost
Evolution of the Data Center Industry
Importance of Knowledge / A Simplified History / Availability, Resilience, Reliability