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EPI DCTalk Asia Roadshow

The session will end with a 15 minute focus group discussion on what are the challenges of the industry in your country.  The audience is also free to suggest topics of interest.





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Welcome by host


DCTalk 1 - Human Resource


·         Understand how to design an efficient data centre organisation avoiding overlapping/unclear job roles which leads to confusion and ‘it’s-not-my-job’ attitude, which further cause inefficiencies and risk in the data centre, and frustrations amongst the staff

·         Learn how to quickly define staff training plans using the DCCF (Data Centre Competence Framework)

·         Get examples of job descriptions and customizable templates including competences required


Break – Refreshment and bites


DCTalk 2 - Operations


·         Understand the typical issues and pitfalls for data centre operations and maintenance which put the business at risk

·         Understand the 11 disciplines required to be under management control to run an effective and efficient data centre organisation

·         Comparison of guidelines and standards available in the market today

·         Overview of a typical audit process and report on recommendations for improvement 




Otto de Roo, 
Senior Data Centre Consultant & Trainer, EPI


Otto has over 25 years of experience in the ICT and mission critical data centre industry. He had the experience managing 13 mission critical data centres in Europe on all aspects such as daily operations, Green initiatives and strategic level projects.


Otto has been involved in many new-build data centres, deploying new technologies which included Kyoto cooling and Hypoxic-based fire prevention. He had also initiated various data centre renovation and migration projects.  One of his main goals when running his data centre operations was a tight security policy. All his data centres complied with ISO 27001 and the PCI DSS standard, and a number of his data centres also complied with SAS 70.  He had introduced an environmental approach to realise a reduction of 20%-30% in power consumption.  Otto had set up and trained data centre staff to form a lean but well-oiled team to ensure a maximum operational efficiency with a Rated-4 level availability.


He was awarded a “1000 days without down time” certificate by one of the largest oil companies in the world. He is a well sought after speaker in the industry.


GET A FREE COPY of the Data Centre Career Development Guide when you attend the EPI DC Talk Asia Roadshow!

For more information, please contact Sales at +603 2938 7887 or email

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