This European Standard addresses the construction of buildings and other structures which provide accommodation for data centres based upon the criteria and classification for "physical security" within EN 50600-1 in support of availability.
This European Standard specifies requirements and recommendations for the following:
a) location and site selection;
b) building construction;
c) building configuration;
d) fire protection;
e) quality construction measures.
Safety and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements are outside the scope of this European Standard and are covered by other standards and regulations. However, information given in this European Standard may be of assistance in meeting these standards and regulations.