Video: Earthquake-Proofing the Data Center

A demonstration of ISO-Base technology from WorkSafe Technologies, which sits under data center racks and allows them to shift during an earthquake, reducing damage.

Rich Miller

March 2, 2009

1 Min Read
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We've previously noted the use of seismic isolation technology from WorkSafe Technologies to earthquake-proof data centers for Boeing and customers in Japan. The company's gear was recently installed in a new data center facility for the city Bellevue, Washington, and Dylan Mason of WorkSafe provided a demonstration of the ISO-Base platforms, which sit under the data center racks and allow them to shift independent of the building during an earthquake, reducing damage. This video runs about 2 minutes, 20 seconds.

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