Posted By Rich Miller On April 29, 2010 @ 11:29 am In Data Bunkers | No Comments
Underground “nuke proof” data bunkers have been used in commercial storage for decades, but in recent years have emerged as a growing niche in the data center ecosystem. Perhaps no company reflects that transition as well as Iron Mountain, a traditional leader in document storage that is now focusing on building its digital storage business. The flagship facility in the company’s push into the data center sector is a huge underground facility in western Pennsylvania. That’s where Iron Mountain has developed an energy-efficient data center known as Room 48 , which combines the natural cooling of the former limestone mine with recent innovations in data center design. Here’s an illustrated guide to Iron Mountain’s Energy-Efficient Bunker .
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