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This article was published on April 22, 2011

You could never tour a Google data center…until now [Video]

You could never tour a Google data center…until now [Video]
Brad McCarty
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Brad McCarty

A music and tech junkie who calls Nashville home, Brad is the Director TNW Academy. You can follow him on Twitter @BradMcCarty. A music and tech junkie who calls Nashville home, Brad is the Director TNW Academy. You can follow him on Twitter @BradMcCarty.

Google might be one of the more enigmatic companies that many of us deal with on a daily basis. It isn’t often that we get to take a peek inside the operation of anything Google, least of all the company’s data centers.

However, we got an email from Google a bit ago where the company told us about a video that it has just released. In it, you’ll get a 7 minute tour through a Google data center, covering everything from storage to security to recycling. It’s interesting stuff indeed. I mean, did you know they use freaking retina scanners? That’s serious security.