Education Partners

AFCOM has partnered with industry recognized and worldwide providers of high-quality Data Center and IT infrastructure training and professional certifications. As part of an AFCOM Membership, you will receive exclusive discounts on select training and certification programs from these following educational partners:
CompanyEducation Partner
CNet TrainingCNet Training has been designing and delivering state-of-the-art professional training programs since 1996. They are recognized throughout the world for their quality of delivery and trusted by the global data center industry. Each CNet Training program provides the perfect mix of skills and knowledge and culminates with an international recognized qualification and professional certification allowing program delegates to enhance their credentials and increase the professionalism of their industries. In addition the programs are delivered by highly experienced instructors who have years’ of first-hand knowledge of working within data center facilities. A significant part of our history is the development of the highly acclaimed Global Data Center & Network Infrastructure Education Framework, which offers industry professionals an opportunity to map and configure training, qualifications and certification programs to meet their individual and business needs. CNet Training offers a 10% discount on all programs exclusively for AFCOM members.23202
EPIEPI is a global company with 9 offices worldwide. Of European-origin, EPI is a data center specialist company with over 30 years of experience, operating in over 60 countries and 130 cities through direct operations and a large partner network. EPI offers an extensive range of data center expert services which include accredited data center and IT training, audit and certification, and the DCOS® (Data Center Operations Standard). EPI is the world’s largest provider of accredited data center training and ANSI/TIA-942 conformity audit and certification services. EPI’s reputation has been built on delivering high quality technical expertise with a continuous drive for excellence and innovation. Always on the leading edge in its areas of expertise, EPI has released many world’s first innovations including the DCOS® (Data Center Operations Standard), EPI Data Center Framework, DCCF (Data Center Competence Framework), EPI Data Center Training Framework, and the EPI IT Training Framework. When you attend EPI training, you are getting world-class training from a global company which has over 30 years of track record in the data center industry and who are still actively involved in data center projects and standards development. The EPI courses are designed following proper knowledge transfer design methodology and in-depth understanding of the data center competences. To ensure effective test criteria, the EPI certification exams are developed with an established accreditation and certification company, EXIN. AFCOM members will receive a fixed discounted price on all EPI programs in USA & Canada (Refer pricelist). Please send inquiry to [email protected]110205
International Consortium for Organizational Resilience (ICOR)The International Consortium for Organizational Resilience (ICOR) was founded to respond to the growing market need for a single avenue of access to the many offerings of education and credentialing expertise that is easily accessible and usable worldwide. ICOR is a not-for-profit education and credentialing organization that provides professional development, certification, thought-leadership, and the latest in research and industry trends. AFCOM Members Only ICOR is offering a 10% for individual registrations and a 20% discount for 3 or more registrations from the same company for select training classes. Click the More Details link for additional information. To obtain the discount, visit, enter the coupon code AFCOM-09010 for individual registrations or AFCOM-09020 if you are registering 3 or more members from the same company.32277
Isaak TechnologiesIsaak Technologies Training provides a collaborative learning experience where all participants gain knowledge through the experiences and problem-solving discussions and exercises between the other course participants and the instructor. Phil Isaak, President, Professional Engineer and Certified Instructor of Isaak Technologies, has focused on the data center industry since 1996 and has provided data center design & operations training to individuals and organizations across six continents. Isaak Technologies provides clarity to complex challenges integrating facility and technology design and operational requirements. Isaak Technologies courses are recognized by BICSI, Professional Architect, Engineering, Project Management and local Trade licensing bodies for continuing education credits. Isaak Technologies provides special savings on course fees for AFCOM members.32712