TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard for Data Centers
Stakeholders Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation.
Arlington VA. (June 18, 2021) – 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-C initially titled “Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard for Data Centers”. TR-42.1 is developing guidelines in the area defined by the following scope: ” This Standard specifies the minimum requirements for telecommunications infrastructure of data centers and computer rooms, including edge data centers, enterprise data centers, managed services data centers, colocation data centers, and cloud data centers. The topology specified in this document is intended to be applicable to any size data center.”
The stakeholders may include, but are not limited to: Cabling system designers, installers, consultants, architects, engineers; manufacturers, cabling systems owners, facilities management organizations, contractors, data center owners, data center designers, data center and cloud service providers.
TIA is actively seeking participation in these projects from the user (a company (or comparable body) that is using or expected to use products covered by the ANS but does not produce them, or that is using or expected to use information covered by the standard (includes consumer, industrial, government, labor, testing laboratory, etc.) and general interest (a company (or comparable body) that is not a producer or a user, which includes but is not limited to distributor, retailer, or regulatory agency (examples: professional societies, trade associations communities.
For more information about TR-42 and how to participate in standards development with TIA, contact Cheryl Thibideau at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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