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1.1 Scope. This standard covers the requirements for the protection of information technology equipment (ITE) and ITE areas.
This standard covers the requirements for the protection of information technology equipment and information technology equipment areas from fire damage by fire or its associated effects--smoke, corrosion, heat, and water.
Application is based on risk considerations including business interruption aspects of the functions and the fire threat to the installation. Specific criteria address construction requirements, materials and equipment, construction of information technology equipment, fire protection and detection equipment, records kept or stored in IT equipment rooms, utilities, and emergency and recovery procedures.
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