Data Centers

How Google secures its data centers (photos)

Video surveillance allows Google staff to monitor datacenters, with the help of video analytics software that can detect anomalies in the video and tip off security staff.

Some data centers also have thermal imaging cameras to identify the heat signature of potential intruders.

Photo credit: Google/YouTube.com

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