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TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard for Data Centers – Addendum 1 Edge Data Centers

Interested Stakeholders are Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation.

Arlington VA. (June 10, 2020) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.1 Engineering Committee on Premises Telecommunications Infrastructure has issued a call for interest for document ANSI/TIA-942-B-1 initially titled “Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard for Data Centers – Addendum 1 Edge Data Centers”. TR-42.1 is developing guidelines in the area defined by the following scope: “This addendum specifies requirements for the telecommunications infrastructure of data centers referred to as Edge Data Centers (EDCs), utilizing structures, enclosures or spaces to contain facilities for networking, computing, storage, and access.”

The stakeholders may include, but are not limited to: telecom, internet service providers, edge data center engineers, edge data center manufacturers.

TIA is actively seeking participation in these projects from the user and general interest communities.

For more information about TR-42 and how to participate in standards development with TIA, contact Cheryl Thibideau at standards@tiaonline.org.

A major function of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is the writing and maintenance of voluntary industry standards and specifications. These activities are carried out by the volunteer members of TIA engineering committees. On the public engineering committee pages, users will find recent meeting reports, agendas and notices for upcoming meetings, as well as links to some of the most popular standards from each committee. TIA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

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The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents more than 400 global companies that enable high-speed communications networks and accelerate next-generation ICT innovation. Through leadership in U.S. and international advocacy, technology programs and standards development, and business performance solutions, TIA and its members are accelerating global connectivity across every industry and market. TIA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).