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Data Center World 2023

Data Center World delivers expert strategy and insight on the technologies and concepts you need to know to plan, manage, and optimize your data center. Data Center World educational conference programming is focused on the rapidly advancing data center technologies. Click on session titles for full session descriptions. All times noted are in CST (Austin, Texas time zone).

Data Center World: Pathway to Data Center Certification with EPI

Joseba Calvo  (Manager, EPI)

Bill Winsininski  (CEO, Cofluence LLC)

Jacques Fluet  (Director, Data Center Program, TIA (Telecommunications Industry Association))

Location: Room 6AB

Date: Monday, May 8

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Pass Type: All Access- Workshop

Session Type: Workshop

Vault Recording: TBD

New to the show this year, we’ll have EPI, a Strategic Training Partner of DCW, offering an Introductory Class for All-Access Pass holders!

The class will introduce some of the topics covered in EPI’s various certifications, which are based on international ISO, TIA, and Data Center Operations standards.

By attending this workshop, you’ll walk away with more practical knowledge on how to do your job better, as well as an understanding of which certification is right for your job: CDCE, CDCP, CDESS, CDFOM, CTDC.


  • Choose an optimum site for mission-critical data center based on current and future needs
  • Describe all components that are important for high availability in a data center and how to effectively set up the data center
  • Name and apply the various industry standards
  • Describe the various technologies for UPS, fire suppression, cooling, monitoring systems, cabling standards, etc,, and select and apply them effectively to cost-efficiently enhance the high availability of the data center.
  • Review the electrical distribution system to avoid costly downtime
  • Receive a copy of the Data Center Competence Framework, which gives a description of 34+ data center job roles for you to build your career plan

Spend half a day absorbing their curriculum and then receive discounts on future courses! This is more than just an educational conference – it’s a path to certification!