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E DIN EN 50600-2-4 VDE 0801-600-2-4:2022-09

Information technology – Data centre facilities and infrastructures

Part 2-4: Telecommunications cabling infrastructure;

German and English version prEN 50600-2-4:2022
Class/Status: Draft, valid
Released: 2022 -09   Published: 2022-08 -26
VDE Art. No.: 1800675
End of objection deadline: 2022-10-26

This document addresses the telecommunications cabling infrastructures used in data centres. It specifies design principles for information technology and network telecommunications cabling (e. g. SAN and LAN) in accordance with EN 50173-5, based upon the criteria and classifications for "availability" and "physical security" within EN 50600-1.
It also specifies requirements and recommendations for
a) general information technology cabling to support the IT operation of the data centre;
b) telecommunications cabling to monitor and control, as appropriate, power distribution, environmental control and physical security of the data centre;
c) other building automation cabling;
d) pathways, pathway systems, spaces and enclosures for the telecommunications cabling infrastructures.