ISO/IEC TS 22237-1:2018 

Information technology - Data centre facilities and infrastructures - Part 1: General concepts


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ISO/IEC TS 22237-1:2018:
a) details the issues to be addressed in a business risk and operating cost analysis enabling application of an appropriate classification of the data centre;
b) defines the common aspects of data centres including terminology, parameters and reference models (functional elements and their accommodation) addressing both the size and complexity of their intended purpose;
c) describes general aspects of the facilities and infrastructures required to support effective operation of telecommunications within data centres;
d) specifies a classification system, based upon the key criteria of "availability", "security" and "energy-efficiency" over the planned lifetime of the data centre, for the provision of effective facilities and infrastructure;
e) describes the general design principles for data centres upon which the requirements of the ISO/IEC TS 22237 series are based including symbols, labels, coding in drawings, quality assurance and education.
The following topics are outside of the scope of the ISO/IEC TS 22237 series:
1) the selection of information technology and network telecommunications equipment, software and associated configuration issues;
2) safety and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements (covered by other standards and regulations). However, information given in the ISO/IEC TS 22237 series may be of assistance in meeting these standards and regulations).

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Publication typeTechnical Specification
Publication date2018-04-27
Available language(s)English
TC/SCISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 39 - Sustainability, IT & Data Centresrss
ICS35.020 - Information technology (IT) in general
File size1462 KB

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