Data Centers

These data centers are insanely gorgeous

Microsoft Data Center -- Chicago

We admit it: Sometimes Microsoft gives us the blues. But here they're doing it in a good way with this beautiful server farm at its Chicago-area data center. The $500 million project is one cool customer, thanks to 7.5 miles of chilled water piping.

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By Jefferson Reid

Jefferson Reid is a writer, author and editor who was worked for NBCUniversal, CBS, AOL, Yahoo! and many others.