Video Tour: Inside A SoftLayer Data Center

A look at the racks inside the new SoftLayer Technologies DAL05 data center in Dallas.

SoftLayer is one of the world’s largest providers of hosting and IT infrastructure, running more than 100,000 servers in a dozen data centers around the world. One of the company’s newer data centers is its DAL05 facility in the company’s Dallas headquarters complex. In this video, site manager Josh Daley provides a tour of the DAL05 data center, including a closer look at SoftLayer’s servers and network. This video runs about 8 minutes.

The background tracks for the video were put together by SoftLayer’s Chris Interrante.

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About the Author

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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  1. Speed of the video stream is awful in this article...