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TIA-942 Certification

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ANSI/TIA-942 covers the telecommunications infrastructure and all other aspects of a mission-critical data center, such as the site location, architectural and physical structure of the building, electrical and mechanical infrastructure, fire safety and physical security.

The TIA-942 certification scheme establishes Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) deemed competent to verify data center conformity with the standard.

Within the TIA-942 certification scheme, CABs will be accredited through the independent evaluation of an organization against recognized standards to ensure their impartiality, competence, and consistency. The accreditation process established for this scheme relies on a uniform approach accepted and implemented around the world to determine the competence of an audit organization.

Frequently Asked Questions about ANSI/TIA-942 Certification

This FAQ is a work in progress, and we encourage your questions, comments, and feedback to help improve the information provided. Nothing in this FAQ replaces or updates anything within the certification program or the standards mentioned herein.  This FAQ is provided solely for a user’s convenience and should not be relied upon for definitive answers to questions. 

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With 5G on the horizon, and the promise of a host of new technology applications like autonomous vehicles, console less gaming, and instant grocery delivery, we are set to create an unprecedented amount of data that will require rethinking the way our telecommunications and data infrastructure is built and managed going forward.

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