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Reference prEN 50600-2-3:2013
Title Information technology - Data centre facilities and infrastructures - Part 2-3: Environmental control
Project Number 23544
Abstract/Scope This European Standard addresses environmental control within data centres based upon the criteria and classifications for “availability”, “security” and “energy efficiency enablement” within EN 50600-1. This European Standard specifies requirements and recommendations for the following: a) temperature control b) fluid movement control c) humidity control d) particulate control e) vibration f) floor layout and equipment locations g) energy saving practices h) physical security of environmental control systems For issues related to electromagnetic environment see EN 50600-2-5.
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Current Stage code 4090
Current Stage code date 2014-03-04
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Mandate(s) M/462
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IEC Technical Body  
Reference Document  
ICS 35.020 - Information technology (IT) in general
35.110 - Networking
35.160 - Microprocessor systems
Keywords Data centre; Facilities; Infrastructure; Environment; Control
Note 2013-04-10 - Enquiry editing allocated to*2014-03-04: FV editing allocated to
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4090 2014-03-04    
4060 2013-11-25 2013-12-16 export to doc file  EN
4020 2013-06-21 2013-11-22 export to doc file  EN  FR
3099 2013-04-10    
1099 2012-05-29    
1000 2012-03-14 2012-05-29  

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date of Ratification (DOR) (1)  
date of Availability (DAV) (2)  
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Normative reference (6)  

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.