Monday, September 22, 2014

Invitation to Data Center Technical Visit (2 Sites) + CPD Course in Critical Facilities and Data Center Design

2-days CPD Course in Data Center Facilities Design and Infrastructure Engineering (23 - 24 October 2014)

(HKIE CPD Course Code: CPD1029)

The course is designed for Building Services Engineers, Facilities / Data Center Managers, IT Management, etc. to enrich and update the knowledge in critical facilities and data centers design & build. It is more than a general introductory program for data center. Topics include:

- IT strategy
- Cabinet layout
- Raised floor system
- Data center network and structure
- Telecommunication backbones, redundancy, sizing and planning
- Fiber and optical system design
- Fiber and optical cable components
- Copper cabling components
- Copper system design and high speed ethernet
- Cable distribution, layout and management
- Earthing / grounding and bounding

- Power (1) – high / low voltage system, switch system, etc.
- Power (2) – UPS, transformers, fuel tanks, generators, etc.

- Cooling (1) – cooling topology, hot / cold aisle, etc.
- Cooling (2) – chiller, CRAC, cooling towers, etc.

- Environmental management system
- Physical security
- Fire protection system

Date: 23 - 24 October 2014 (Thursday - Friday)
Time: 10:00 – 18:00 (14 Hours)

Venue: 20/F, New Victory House, 93 - 103 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
(Very Near Exit A2, Sheung Wan MTR Station)

Fee: Special rate for HKIE's all membership classes

For details and syllabus, please refer to the CPD Course Calendar of Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, HKIE (

Kindly complete and return an Application Form together with a crossed cheque made payable to “Strategic Media Asia Limited” - Room 1605, 16/F, Causeway Bay Plaza 1, 489 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.

Half Day Technical Visit to Data Centers in Kwai Chung and Tseung Kwan O (8 October 2014)

Sponsored by IXTech ( and HKCOLO (

Further to the critical facilities course, a half-day technical visit is targeted to provide an interactive environment and opportunities for members of IDC industry to exchange professional views and experience on TWO data center facilities (Tier II and Tier III+) and services. 

Date: 8 October 2014 (Wednesday)
Duration: 13:45 - 18:00
Assembly Time: 13:45 - 14:00
Assembly Point: Exit D, Kwai Fong MTR Station (Kwai Yan Road, Next to the Bus Stop)

Fee: HK$100, Round-trip transportation will be provided
(Waiver for the 2-day CPD course's participants)

For details of the technical visit, please visit