Super-Secret Google Builds Servers in the Dark

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  1. guest

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    Just how far will Google go to hide its custom-built data-center hardware from the rest of the world?

    In one Silicon Valley data center, the company is apparently so paranoid about competitors catching a glimpse of its gear, it’s been known to keep its server cages in complete darkness, outfitting its technical staff like miners and sending them spelunking into the cages with lights on their heads.

    Read more: http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2012/03/google-miner-helmet/
     
  2. Hungry Man

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    Pretty funny, but I suppose intellectual property is at the heart of most companies and they'll guard it however they can.
     
  3. Noob

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    Interesting read! :rolleyes:
     
  4. SweX

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    If I was a kid I would play hide & seek in that dark blue server room :D
     
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