Inside Google’s Data Centers

6:02 am in Trends by Jason Baskey

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes when you have a GChat? Or send a GMail? Or Google search “LOL Cats”? Well, the mad scientists at the world’s “best company to work for” just released these amazing pictures of their data centers in Iowa, Georgia, Oklahoma and Finland. Why are they in such remote places and not in the heart of Silicon Valley? Real estate. These data centers are massive. Some are as big as 4-5 football fields. And in keeping with Google’s branding, all the pipes and wires are Google’s signature colours. Willy Wonka would approve.