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BICSI revises Data Center Design Consultant program

Revised BICSI Data Center Design Consultant (DCDC) Program provides an in-depth overview of best practices for designing data centers.

September 9, 2019  

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BICSI has released the final two pieces of its newly revised Data Center Design Consultant (DCDC) Program:

  • DC102: Applied Data Center Design and Best Practices Training Course
  • Data Center Design Consultant (DCDC) Credential Exam
Data center design consultant

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Revised to reflect recent data center and technology trends, BICSI’s DC102 course provides an in-depth overview of best practices for designing data centers. During this five-day course, students are introduced to various data center infrastructure systems and may apply what they learn by participating in case studies, discussions and real-world scenarios. Students can also gain practical experience in ICT data center design best practices.

The new credentialing exam identifies the duties and tasks within many areas of expertise, including: Concept Planning & Analysis and Systems, including Architectural and Space Design, Mechanical and Electrical. The exam also expands into Information Technology/Ancillary Systems/Communications Connectivity, Data Center Operations & Maintenance Assessment, Security Assessment and Construction Administration & Commissioning.

Find more information on BICSI’s data center program and the DCDC credential at


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