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VA Technical Reference Model v 21.7

Infrastructure Standard for Telecommunications Space
Infrastructure Standard for Telecommunications Space Standard or Specification

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

Documentation: Please view the Reference tab.
Description: The current version for this standard is version 3.0, dated August 21, 2020, and more information regarding this standard can be found on the References Tab.

The Infrastructure Standard for Telecommunications Spaces (The Standards) serves as the master reference document of criteria for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facility Information Technology (IT) support infrastructure. It defines the technical requirements necessary to maintain optimum reliability and efficiency within VA facilities and computing centers. IT Support Infrastructure is defined as all passive telecommunications and information technology equipment, and supporting physical space and equipment.

This standard is owned and maintained by Solution Delivery (SD) Data Center and Infrastructure Engineering and questions or concerns should be directed to the following email group: OIT ITOPS SD Data Center and Infrastructure Engineering.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information:
Decision: Approved. This entry has been approved for general use.
Decision Constraints:

Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.10
Decision Date: 10/12/2020
Aliases: Enterprise Data Center Infrastructure
Introduced By: TRM Request
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (10/12/2020).