Data Centers

These data centers are insanely gorgeous

Google Data Center Cooling Plant -- Douglas County, Georgia

Leave it to Google to carry its playful colorful logo hues over into the cooling system to protect all your vital Gmails and whatnot.

And, of course, these colors are not only nice to look at, but also practical aids for workers following the flow. Bike transport helps navigate the search giant's massive data centers.

SEE: A guide to data center automation (ZDNet special report) | Download the report as a PDF (TechRepublic)

Image: Google

By Jefferson Reid

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