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DCProfessional Development Partners with New York Institute of Technology for Mission Critical Online Learning

NEW YORK, NY – DCProfessional Development (DCPro), the performance division of DatacenterDynamics that provides training courses and certification services, announced today its partnership with New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) for its sixteen-part Certificate of Mission Critical Infrastructure online learning course. The first-of-its-kind online foundation course is developed specifically for engineers looking to learn everything from basic concepts to highly focused facilities management methods under DCPro’s recognized industry educators.

The noncredit-bearing courses will be featured among NYIT’s Professional Development course offerings. Students who successfully fulfill course requirements and online examinations will earn a certificate of completion, “Foundations of Mission Critical Infrastructure,” from both DCProfessional and NYIT.

Peter Curtis, President/CEO of Power Management Concepts, LLC, professor at NYIT, author of the curriculum book Maintaining Mission Critical Systems in a 24/7 Environment , member of NYIT's school of engineering and computing sciences Dean's-Executive Advisory Board, and Advisory Board Member for DCProfessional Development says, “Training for mission critical facilities management, through the partnership of NYIT’s and DCPro’s online learning platform, will provide accessibility and enhanced certification for professionals in this field looking to develop their skills. The course is designed to bridge the gap between theory and real-world applications, with the same material used in many graduate programs throughout the country. Students who take this course enjoy the benefits of advanced education at a modest cost.”

DCProfessional’s courses are endorsed through numerous nationally and internationally recognized professional bodies, including the IEEE, the American Institute of Architects, NCEES, the BCS, Engineers Australia, BICSI and CITREP (full list available online ).  Students in this course will gain knowledge in several mission critical disciplines ranging from Data Center Cooling Efficiency & Advanced Technology to Mission Critical Facilities Engineering.

“Online education and partnerships like this bring opportunities to students in a global data center market,” comments Jason Velody, Managing Director of DCProfessional Development. “Students gain the certification advantages from duly recognized and revered institutions.”

For more information on DCProfessional Development, visit http://www.dc-professional.com.

To arrange a briefing with DCPro, please contact jsa_dcd@jaymiescotto.com


About DCProfessional Development

DCProfessional Development (a business division of DCD Group) delivers a diverse portfolio of accredited data center training and certification services to corporate and individual clients internationally. The management, instructors and advisors together form a team of some of the most recognized individuals in the industry. DCProfessional Development works closely with professional bodies and industry associations to ensure that our course materials and processes align with industry best practices and standards.

About DatacenterDynamics

DatacenterDynamics, part of the DCD Group, is a premier full service B2B information provider, offering a comprehensive product and service portfolio tailored specifically for the data center industry through its divisions: MediaEventsIntelligence and Performance.

The Media Division features the world’s only global publication for the data center market, DatacenterDynamics FOCUS Magazine, along with multimedia offerings, webinars, and a renowned awards program recognizing innovation in the industry.

The Events Division incorporates DatacenterDynamics core event offering, the Converged conference series presently running in 48 locations around the globe, along with FOCUSOn and Intelligence Seminars.

The Intelligence Division offers an array of market research, business intelligence, analysis and reporting services; and The Performance division provides DCProfessionalDevelopment training courses and certification.

To learn more about DatacenterDynamics and its product and service portfolio, please visit www.datacenterdynamics.com. You may also follow DCD on Twitter @dcdfocus or google+.

About NYIT
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has 13,000 students attending campuses on Long Island and Manhattan, online, and at its global campuses. NYIT sponsors 11 NCAA Division II programs and one Division I team. 

Led by President Edward Guiliano, NYIT is guided by its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, offer access to opportunity to all qualified students, and support applications-oriented research that benefits the larger world. To date, 95,000 graduates have received degrees from NYIT. For more information, visit nyit.edu.