Friday Funny: Ours is an Open-Plan Data Center

 – You really get the optimal airflow with this layout.

Here’s the cartoon for this month’s Data Center Knowledge caption contest.

This is how it works: Diane Alber, the Arizona artist who created Kip and Gary, creates a cartoon, and we challenge our readers to submit the funniest, most clever caption they think will be a fit. Then we ask our readers to vote for the best submission and the winner receives a signed print of the cartoon. Submit your caption for the cartoon above in the comments.

Congratulations to “Batman,” whose caption won the Underwater edition of the contest. His caption was: “I know we need to get closer to the fiber, but something is off about this broker…”

Some good submissions came in for last month’s Groundbreaking edition – all we need now is a winner. Help us out by submitting your vote below!

Say, where is the press? And where is my golden shovel? I told you we should've pushed harder for those tax breaks.

For previous cartoons on DCK, see our Humor Channel. And for more of Diane’s work, visit Kip and Gary’s website!

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  1. The IT people took my virtualization comments a little too seriously!

  2. Brad H

    We're bringing in fog machines next, the CEO wanted us to be on the cloud.

  3. "Space, the final frontier..."

  4. Alison

    Cross-connections made simple.

  5. Greg Simmons

    This is our latest product "Transparent Cloud"

  6. iha_vegas

    I guess we're not as secure as we thought.

  7. Michael Gray

    When we turned on the CRAC unit our new cloud disappeared

  8. Todd J

    Check out the new Holodeck.

  9. They decided to outsource to AWS the week after they decided to build the new datacenter.