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  • EN 50173-5 : 2007 AMD 2 2012

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    INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 5: DATA CENTRES

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    Superseded date:  28-01-2022

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    Published date:  13-01-2013

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    Introduction
    1 Scope and conformance
    2 Normative references
    3 Definitions and abbreviations
    4 Structure of the generic cabling system in data centres
    5 Channel performance in data centres
    6 Reference implementations in data centres
    7 Cable requirements in data centres
    8 Connecting hardware requirements in data centres
    9 Requirements for cords and jumpers in data centres
    Annex A (normative) - Link performance limits
    Annex B (normative) - Usage of high density connecting
           hardware within optical fibre cabling
    Annex C (normative) - Intermediate distribution cabling
            subsystem
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    Defines generic cabling that supports a wide range of communications services for use within a data centre.

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    Committee TC 215
    Development Note To be read in conjunction with EN 50173-1. (08/2007)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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    BS EN 50600-2-4:2015 Information technology. Data centre facilities and infrastructures Telecommunications cabling infrastructure
    BS EN 50600-1:2012 (published 2013-01) Information technology. Data centre facilities and infrastructures General concepts
    12/30268386 DC : 0 BS EN 50700 - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - PREMISES DISTRIBUTION ACCESS NETWORK (PDAN) CABLING TO SUPPORT DEPLOYMENT OF OPTICAL BROADBAND NETWORKS
    TS 105 174-2-2 : 1.1.1 ACCESS, TERMINALS, TRANSMISSION AND MULTIPLEXING (ATTM); BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT - ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS; PART 2: NETWORK SITES; SUB-PART 2: DATA CENTRES
    PREN 50700 : DRAFT 2012 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - PREMISES DISTRIBUTION ACCESS NETWORK (PDAN) CABLING TO SUPPORT DEPLOYMENT OF OPTICAL BROADBAND NETWORKS
    TS 105 174-1 : 1.2.1 ACCESS, TERMINALS, TRANSMISSION AND MULTIPLEXING (ATTM); BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT AND ENERGY MANAGEMENT; PART 1: OVERVIEW, COMMON AND GENERIC ASPECTS
    CEI EN 50173-1 : 2011 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    CEI EN 50600-1 : 2014 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - DATA CENTRE FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURES - PART 1: GENERAL CONCEPTS
    I.S. EN 50173-4:2007 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 4: HOMES
    BS EN 50173-1:2011 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    I.S. EN 50600-2-4:2015 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - DATA CENTRE FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURES - PART 2-4: TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING INFRASTRUCTURE
    TS 105 174-5-4 : 1.1.1 ACCESS, TERMINALS, TRANSMISSION AND MULTIPLEXING (ATTM); BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT - ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS; PART 5: CUSTOMER NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURES; SUB-PART 4: DATA CENTRES (CUSTOMER)
    I.S. EN 50346:2003 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - TESTING OF INSTALLED CABLING
    BS EN 50174-2 : 2009 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 2: INSTALLATION PLANNING AND PRACTICES INSIDE BUILDINGS
    EN 50411-3-5:2015 Fibre organisers and closures to be used in optical fibre communication systems - Product specifications - Part 3-5: Wall outlet
    EN 50600-1:2012 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - DATA CENTRE FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURES - PART 1: GENERAL CONCEPTS
    EN 50700 : 2014 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - PREMISES DISTRIBUTION ACCESS NETWORK (PDAN) CABLING TO SUPPORT DEPLOYMENT OF OPTICAL BROADBAND NETWORKS
    EN 50346 : 2002 AMD 2 2009 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - TESTING OF INSTALLED CABLING
    EN 50600-2-4 : 2015 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - DATA CENTRE FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURES - PART 2-4: TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING INFRASTRUCTURE
    12/30185217 DC : 0 BS EN 50173-6 - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 6: DISTRIBUTED BUILDING SERVICES
    CEI CWA 50487 : 2006 SMARTHOUSE CODE OF PRACTICE
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    I.S. EN 50174-2:2009 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 2: INSTALLATION PLANNING AND PRACTICES INSIDE BUILDINGS
    I.S. EN 50411-3-5:2015 FIBRE ORGANISERS AND CLOSURES TO BE USED IN OPTICAL FIBRE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS - PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS - PART 3-5: WALL OUTLET
    I.S. EN 50600-1:2012 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - DATA CENTER FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURES - PART 1: GENERAL CONCEPTS
    CEI EN 50174-3 : 2014 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 3: INSTALLATION PLANNING AND PRACTICES OUTSIDE BUILDINGS
    I.S. EN 50173-3:2007 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 3: INDUSTRIAL PREMISES
    EN 50173-1:2011 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
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    PREN 50600-2-4 : DRAFT 2013 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - DATA CENTRE FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURES - PART 2-4: TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING INFRASTRUCTURE
    PREN 50173-6 : DRAFT 2012 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 6: DISTRIBUTED BUILDING SERVICES
    12/30260552 DC : 0 BS EN 50174-3:201X - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 3: INSTALLATION PLANNING AND PRACTICES OUTSIDE BUILDINGS
    BS EN 50346 : 2002 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - TESTING OF INSTALLED CABLING
    GS OEU 006 : 1.1.1 OPERATIONAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY FOR USERS (OEU); REFERENTIAL SPECIFICATION TO DEFINE SUSTAINABLE LEVELS OF ICT SITES
    14/30294963 DC : 0 BS EN 50600-2-4 - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - DATA CENTRE FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURES - PART 2-4: TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING INFRASTRUCTURE
    I.S. EN 50174-1:2009 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 1: INSTALLATION SPECIFICATION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE
    I.S. EN 50174-3:2013 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 3: INSTALLATION PLANNING AND PRACTICES OUTSIDE BUILDINGS
    PREN 50174-3 : DRAFT 2012 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 3: INSTALLATION PLANNING AND PRACTICES OUTSIDE BUILDINGS
    EN 50173-4 : 2007 AMD 2 2012 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 4: HOMES
    BS EN 50700:2014 Information technology. Premises distribution access network (PDAN) cabling to support deployment of optical broadband networks
    BS EN 50173-3 : 2007 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 3: INDUSTRIAL PREMISES
    PREN 50174-1 : DRAFT 2017 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 1: INSTALLATION SPECIFICATION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE
    EN 50174-3:2013/A1:2017 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 3: INSTALLATION PLANNING AND PRACTICES OUTSIDE BUILDINGS
    IEC 62820-3-2:2018 Building intercom systems - Part 3-2: Application guidelines - Advanced security building intercom systems (ASBIS)
    EN 50174-1:2009/A2:2014 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 1: INSTALLATION SPECIFICATION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE
    17/30361391 DC : 0 BS EN 50174-2 - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 2: INSTALLATION PLANNING AND PRACTICES INSIDE BUILDINGS
    UNE-EN 50346:2004 Information technology - Cabling installation - Testing of installed cabling
    BS EN 50173-6:2013 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 6: DISTRIBUTED BUILDING SERVICES
    I.S. EN 50173-1:2011 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    EN 50173-3 : 2007 COR 2011 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 3: INDUSTRIAL PREMISES
    BS EN 50411-3-5:2015 Fibre organisers and closures to be used in optical fibre communication systems. Product specifications Wall outlet
    I.S. EN 50173-6:2013 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 6: DISTRIBUTED BUILDING SERVICES
    I.S. EN 50700:2014 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - PREMISES DISTRIBUTION ACCESS NETWORK (PDAN) CABLING TO SUPPORT DEPLOYMENT OF OPTICAL BROADBAND NETWORKS
    BS EN 50174-3 : 2013 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 3: INSTALLATION PLANNING AND PRACTICES OUTSIDE BUILDINGS
    BS EN 50173-4 : 2007 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 4: HOMES

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    EN 60603-7-7:2010 CONNECTORS FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - PART 7-7: DETAIL SPECIFICATION FOR 8-WAY, SHIELDED, FREE AND FIXED CONNECTORS FOR DATA TRANSMISSION WITH FREQUENCIES UP TO 600 MHZ
    EN 50346 : 2002 AMD 2 2009 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - TESTING OF INSTALLED CABLING
    IEC 60603-7-71:2010 Connectors for electronic equipment - Part 7-71: Detail specification for 8-way, shielded, free and fixed connectors, for data transmission with frequencies up to 1 000 MHz
    EN 50174-1:2009/A2:2014 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 1: INSTALLATION SPECIFICATION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE
    EN 61076-3-106 : 2006 CONNECTORS FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - PRODUCT REQUIREMENTS - PART 3-106: RECTANGULAR CONNECTORS - DETAIL SPECIFICATION FOR PROTECTIVE HOUSINGS FOR USE WITH 8-WAY SHIELDED AND UNSHIELDED CONNECTORS FOR INDUSTRIAL ENVIRONMENTS INCORPORATING THE IEC 60603-7 SERIES INTERFACE
    PREN 50173-6 : DRAFT 2012 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 6: DISTRIBUTED BUILDING SERVICES
    EN 50173-3 : 2007 COR 2011 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 3: INDUSTRIAL PREMISES
    EN 50174-3:2013/A1:2017 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 3: INSTALLATION PLANNING AND PRACTICES OUTSIDE BUILDINGS
    EN 50173-1:2011 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    EN 61076-3-104:2017 CONNECTORS FOR ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - PRODUCT REQUIREMENTS - PART 3-104: DETAIL SPECIFICATION FOR 8-WAY, SHIELDED FREE AND FIXED CONNECTORS FOR DATA TRANSMISSIONS WITH FREQUENCIES UP TO 2000 MHZ (IEC 61076-3-104:2017)
    EN 50098-1 : 98 COR 1 2003 CUSTOMER PREMISES CABLING FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - PART 1: ISDN BASIC ACCESS
    EN 50174-2 : 2009 AMD 2 2014 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 2: INSTALLATION PLANNING AND PRACTICES INSIDE BUILDINGS
    EN 60603-7-71 : 2010 CONNECTORS FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - PART 7-71: DETAIL SPECIFICATION FOR 8-WAY, SHIELDED, FREE AND FIXED CONNECTORS, FOR DATA TRANSMISSION WITH FREQUENCIES UP TO 1000 MHZ
    IEC 61076-3-106:2006 Connectors for electronic equipment - Product requirements - Part 3-106: Rectangular connectors - Detail specification for protective housings for use with 8-way shielded and unshielded connectors for industrial environments incorporating the IEC 60603-7 series interface
    EN 50098-2:1996 Customer premises cabling for Information Technology - Part 2: 2048 kbit/s ISDN primary access and leased line network interface
    IEC 61754-20:2012 Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components - Fibre optic connector interfaces - Part 20: Type LC connector family
    CLC/TR 50173-99-2:2010 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - IMPLEMENTATION OF BCT APPLICATIONS USING CABLING IN ACCORDANCE WITH EN 50173-4
    EN 50173-4 : 2007 AMD 2 2012 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 4: HOMES
    IEC 60603-7-7:2010 Connectors for electronic equipment - Part 7-7: Detail specification for 8-way, shielded, free and fixed connectors for data transmission with frequencies up to 600 MHz
    IEC 61076-3-104:2017 Connectors for electrical and electronic equipment - Product requirements - Part 3-104: Detail specification for 8-way, shielded free and fixed connectors for data transmissions with frequencies up to 2 000 MHz
    EN 61754-7:2008 FIBRE OPTIC INTERCONNECTING DEVICES AND PASSIVE COMPONENTS - FIBRE OPTIC CONNECTOR INTERFACES - PART 7: TYPE MPO CONNECTOR FAMILY
    IEC 61754-7:2008 Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components - Fibre optic connector interfaces - Part 7: Type MPO connector family
    EN 50310:2016 TELECOMMUNICATIONS BONDING NETWORKS FOR BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES
    CLC/TR 50173-99-1 : 2007 CABLING GUIDELINES IN SUPPORT OF 10 GBASE-T
    EN 61754-20:2012 FIBRE OPTIC INTERCONNECTING DEVICES AND PASSIVE COMPONENTS - FIBRE OPTIC CONNECTOR INTERFACES - PART 20: TYPE LC CONNECTOR FAMILY (IEC 61754-20:2012)
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