IT Sligo is today launching the first ever degree programme in data centre facilities engineering, aimed at servicing Europe’s growing and highly specialised data centre sector with skilled graduates.
The degree – ‘BEng. in Data Centre Facilities Engineering – will be available to students through online learning.
The course was developed following 18 months of consultation and planning with data centre industry partners including Google, who provided expert input and validation of the programme’s technical subject matter.
Other contributors to the development of the course included Microsoft and Sligo-based engineering and technical services provider LotusWorks.