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Building Data Centers in Fallout Shelters and Old Mines

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Former mines and Cold War-era nuclear bunkers are being transformed into data centers as companies seek safer locations for their information. These underground facilities are protected from the ravages of hurricanes, tornadoes and ice. What's more, because of their constant temperature, they use less energy than their above-ground counterparts, reports Rachel King at Bloomberg BusinessWeek.

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