Welcome to the Institute for Data Center Professionals
IBM-IDCP Co-branded Badges
IBM and IDCP co-branded Digital Badges
Digital credentials have revolutionized the way the technical community assesses and promotes skills and achievements. The IBM Open Badge Program is at the leading edge of this badging revolution and has developed these benchmark credentials for mainframe computing professionals at all levels to learn, invest, and promote their expertise in the global mainframe computing arena.
Untitled Topics and Descriptions
We have courses in the following areas:
Introduction to Cybersecurity
This course provides an introduction to key concepts in cybersecurity for cloud and enterprise data centers. Fundamental cybersecurity concepts are covered, including physical data center security, authentication, access control, identity management, secure software development principles and practice, cryptography, privacy, and compliance/governance. Students will be introduced to ethical hacking and a variety of common security attacks.
Introduction to Quantum Computer Algorithms and Programming
In this course, you will be introduced to core concepts including advanced linear algebra, superposition, entanglement, bra-ket notation, quantum gates, and more. Students will have hands-on experience programming an IBM Q System using the Qiskit language, and implementing algorithms including Deutsch-Josza, Grover, Simon, Shor, Quantum Fourier Transform, and Quantum Cryptography using BB84 protocols.
Introduction to z/OS and Major Subsystems
This course introduces the IBM Z hardware, z/OS operating system, and middleware functions and features. This includes hardware concepts such as virtualization, logical partitioning, multi-processing, and high performance I/O. The operating system concepts covered in- clude workload management (batch and transactional), dispatching, job control language, security, networking and other operating system functions.