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Siemens invests in on-going technical education with CNet Training

Siemens invests in on-going technical education with CNet Training

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Professional teams from Siemens have upgraded their technical knowledge by undertaking CNet’s respected Data Center Fundamentals program.

Siemens Smart Infrastructure intelligently connects energy systems, buildings and industries to adapt and evolve the way we live and work. Integrated data center solutions from Siemens deliver maximum uptime, highest energy efficiency, full scalability, and utmost security and safety. Siemens do this with a comprehensive portfolio of integrated data center solutions and global services for optimized sustainability, security, fire safety and reliable performance.

The stakes are high and challenges are manifolded for data center infrastructure managers. Siemens, therefore, pooled its expertise and experience in data center services operations to support itself across several disciplines. As a part of its commitment, it implemented a schedule of professional development and education activities with leading technical education provider, CNet Training.

This commitment sees Siemens’ sales and operations teams across the Middle East and South Asia and Pacific undertake CNet’s respected Data Center Fundamentals program.

Designed for individuals who are either new to the data center sector or for those who sell products and services into it, the Data Centre Fundamentals program provides a detailed insight into what a data center is and therefore helps to de-mystify the world of data centers.

The program covers key areas, including an introduction into the data center industry, the types of data center, key infrastructure requirements, an overview of compliance needs, the people within a data center and common challenges. Key aspects relating to basic design and design philosophies are also examined as well as the essential considerations of data center management.

On successful completion, learners are rewarded a CNet Certificate of achievement and gain use of the official Data Centre Fundamentals Digital Badge to showcase their achievement. With this good fundamental knowledge of data centers, learners can move on to explore further learning to help expand their knowledge and skills and can gain official certifications and qualifications within their chosen specialisms.

Samir Borkar, Sr. Vice President, Head of Data Center Solution and Services at Siemens, said: “Training, education and professional development is a very important aspect within the culture of Siemens. We have known CNet for many years, the company has a strong reputation for designing and delivering high quality technical education programs, so we knew they could help us to achieve our objective of meeting a benchmark level of knowledge throughout our sales and operations teams. Fulfilling our objectives will provide additional confidence and motivation across the teams while benefiting the company as a whole.”

Andrew Stevens, President and CEO at CNet Training, said: “It’s fantastic to continue to work with Siemens as they invest in their people and understand the true value of education and professional development across their workforce. The Data Centre Fundamentals is the perfect entry program for team members across the industry, from sales and marketing to operations and finance, it’s a great program that covers the basic knowledge and understanding of the data center industry.

“This investment from Siemens highlights their commitment to progressing and developing their teams globally, and we look forward to continuing to enhance the knowledge and credentials of their teams in the future.”

The Data Centre 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 the global leader in designing and delivering network infrastructure and data center education programs and has been delivering industry education since 1996.

Siemens Smart Infrastructure (SI) is shaping the market for intelligent, adaptive infrastructure for today and the future. It addresses the pressing challenges of urbanisation and climate change by connecting energy systems, buildings and industries. SI provides customers with a comprehensive end-to-end portfolio from a single source – with products, systems, solutions, and services from the point of power generation all the way to consumption.

With an increasingly digitalized ecosystem, it helps customers thrive and communities progress while contributing towards protecting the planet. SI creates environments that care. Siemens Smart Infrastructure has its global headquarters in Zug, Switzerland. As of September 30, 2020, the business had around 69,600 employees worldwide.

For more information on CNet Training’s programs, please go to or call +44 (0)1284 767100.

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