Tuesday, November 10, 2009

A Glimpse Inside Google’s Lenoir Data Center

Google has cracked opened its data center doors – just slightly – and allowed media to have a look inside one its facilties. The company is renowned for the secrecy surrounding its data center operations, which it considers to be a competitive advantage in its battle with business rivals like Microsoft and Yahoo. Google recently allowed a reporter and photographer from the Charlotte Observer to visit the office area of its data center in Lenoir, North Carolina, about 70 miles northwest of Charlotte.

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