Inside Go Daddy’s Phoenix Data Center

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Eleven diesel backup generators support the Go Daddy data center in Phoenix (Photo: Rich Miller).

The global infrastructure for domain registrar Go Daddy is anchored by a 320,000 square foot data center in Phoenix, which came online in June 2006 and has been gradually expanded with eight data halls, with room for another eight pods for future expansion. Data Center Knowledge recently had a tour of the huge facility, the lynchpin of an internet infrastructure that supports 52 million domains and 5 million web sites. Here’s a look Inside Go Daddy’s Data Center.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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