One Wilshire, Illustrated

A photo tour of One Wilshire in Los Angeles provides a look inside one of the densest carrier hotel meet-me rooms.

Wired provides a photo tour of One Wilshire, the Los Angeles carrier hotel that provides space and interconnections for more than 260 ISPs and telcos. The photos illustrate the kind of cabling you see in the world's densest meet-me room. If you like data center tours and cabling photos, you'll want to have a look.

"If this facility went down, most of California and parts of the rest of the world would not be able to connect to the Internet," notes Wired, which describes One Wilshire as "one of the web's largest nerve centers, hidden in an otherwise nondescript office building." Hines REIT bought One Wilshire from The Carlyle Group for $287 million last August.