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E DIN EN 50600-2-1 VDE 0801-600-2-1:2020-08

* German Language Version *

Information technology – Data centre facilities and infrastructures

Part 2-1: Building construction;

German and English version prEN 50600-2-1:2020
Class/Status: Draft, valid
Released: 2020-08   Published: 2020-07-31
VDE Art. No.: 1800550
End of objection deadline: 2020-09-30

This European Standard addresses the construction of buildings and other structures which provide accommodation for data centres based upon the criteria and classification for "physical security" within EN 50600-1 in support of availability.
This European Standard specifies requirements and recommendations for the following:
a) location and site selection (taking into account natural environmental and adjacencies),
b) protection from environmental risks
c) site configuration
d) building construction,
e) building configuration,
f) provision of access,
g) intrusion protection,
h) physical fire protection,
i) protection against damage from water
j) quality construction measures.