BS EN 50173-5:2018 - Information technology. Generic cabling systems. Data centre spaces

BS EN 50173-5:2018

Information technology. Generic cabling systems. Data centre spaces

Status : Current   Published : June 2018



This standard specifies generic cabling within computer room spaces in data centre premises, or data centre spaces within other types of building.

It covers balanced cabling and optical fibre cabling.

This standard specifies directly or via reference to EN 50173‑1 the:

  • structure and minimum configuration for generic cabling within data centre spaces;

  • interfaces at the external network interface (ENI) and equipment outlet (EO);

  • performance requirements for cabling links and channels;

  • implementation requirements and options;

  • performance requirements for cabling components;

  • conformance requirements and verification procedures.

This standard has taken into account requirements specified in application standards listed in EN 50173‑1.

Safety and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements are outside the scope of this standard and are covered by other standards and regulations. However, information given in this standard can be of assistance in meeting these standards and regulations.

Standard NumberBS EN 50173-5:2018
TitleInformation technology. Generic cabling systems. Data centre spaces
Publication Date25 June 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 61754-20:2012, EN 61754-20:2012, BS EN 50173-1:2018, IEC 61076-3-106:2006, EN 50173-1:2018, EN 61076-3-106:2006, EN 50174-2, EN 61076-3-110, IEC 61076-3-110, EN IEC 61754-7-2, IEC 61754-7-2, EN 50174-1, EN 50174-3, IEC 61754-7-1, EN 61754-7-1
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 50173-6, CLC/TR 50173-99-2, EN 50173-4, EN 50173-3, EN 50098-2, IEC 60603-7-71, EN 50098-1, EN 60603-7, IEC 61076-3-104, EN 50600-2-4, IEC 60603-7-7, EN 60603-7-7, EN 60603-7-71, EN 50173-2, CLC/TR 50173-99-1, IEC 60603-7, EN 50700, EN 61076-3-104, EN 50310, CLC/TR 50173-99-3, EN 50600-1:2012
ReplacesBS EN 50173-5:2007+A2:2012
International RelationshipsEN 50173-5:2018
DescriptorsCommunication networks, Electric cables, Fibre optic cables, Data transmission, Office buildings, Communication systems (buildings), Telecommunication systems, Communication cables, Communication technology
Title in FrenchTechnologies de l'information. Systèmes de câblage générique Espaces de centres de traitement de données
Title in GermanInformationstechnik. Anwendungsneutrale Kommunikationskabelanlagen Rechenzentrumsbereiche
ISBN978 0 580 51259 9
File Size1.222 MB

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