EU – Commission Mandate for Ecodesign Standards for Servers and Data Storage

The European Commission has requested European Standards Organizations to develop standards to address several ecodesign requirements for servers and data storage products. Table 1 below lists the standards requested in the Commission’s mandate.

Table 1: List of new harmonized standards to be developed

 Reference InformationDeadline for Adoption
8European standardisation deliverable on the characterisation of the Processor Power Management functionality of servers. 2023-01-31
7European standardisation deliverable on the measurement and calculation of the efficiency, performance and power demand of data storage products 2023-01-31
6European standard(s) for the verification of compliance with the requirement on the ability of servers and data storage products to be disassembled. 2023-01-31
5European standard(s) for the verification of compliance with the requirement for the provision of information on the weight range of critical raw materials. 2023-01-31
4European standard(s) for the verification of compliance with the requirement for the availability of firmware and of security updates to firmware for servers and data storage products. 2023-01-31
3European standard(s) for the verification of compliance with the requirement for a secure data deletion functionality for servers and data storage products. 2023-01-31
2European standard(s) on the measurement and calculation of the operating condition class of servers and data storage products. 2023-01-31
1European standard on the measurement and calculation of the power supply unit efficiency, the power factor and the rated power output of the power supply unit. 2023-01-31