Intelligent CIO North America Issue 05 | Page 66


CNet launches new narrated Data Center Fundamentals Program

CNet ’ s Melissa Chambal has provided expert Instructor narration to the 8-hour Data Center Fundamentals program .

Melissa Chambal , CNet ’ s US , LATAM

and Canada Technical Manager and 7 × 24 Exchange International Career Development Mentor , has narrated an 8 – hour distance learning program material for learners to watch at their own pace .
Melissa joined CNet with over 20 years ’ data center and network infrastructure experience , plus five years teaching data center design and network design programs . She has taught at the Top Gun Marine base in California and performed a data center audit on Department of Defense facilities .
The Data Center Fundamentals program has been designed for individuals who are either new to the data center sector ( technicians with limited experience or exposure to data center facilities ) or for those who sell products and services to the data center sector .
The program has been created to introduce people to the industry and to help demystify the world of data centers .
The program covers key areas including an introduction into the data center industry , the current market and trends as well as understanding the importance and different types of data centers .
Key aspects relating to basic design and design philosophies are also examined as well as the essential considerations of data center management .
The program can be undertaken at the learner ’ s convenience over a period of three months , this allows for self-paced learning so the learner can study at times convenient for them , fitting it around other life and work commitments .
On successful completion , learners are rewarded with a CNet Certificate of achievement and gain use of the official Data Center Fundamentals Digital Badge .
With this good fundamental knowledge of data centers , learners can also explore further learning to help enhance their career within the data center sector .
Andrew Stevens , President and CEO at CNet Training , said : “ I ’ m delighted that we are now able to offer the Data Center Fundamentals as a narrated program , learners are able to work through the narrated video at their own pace and Melissa ’ s video makes the content engaging and helps bring the learning material to life .
“ Melissa is the only female technical Instructor , with her credentials , that I know of globally in the industry . The Data Center Fundamentals is the perfect program to introduce people to the industry , regardless of their role , it ’ s a fantastic entry program covering all the basic skills , knowledge and understanding of the data center industry .”
The Data Center Fundamentals program forms part of the globally renowned Digital Infrastructure Education Framework which maps technical education to actual career progression routes throughout the industry .
CNet Training is a global leader in designing and delivering network infrastructure and data centre education programs and has been delivering industry education since 1996 . p
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