Data centers are big business and quietly support and shape much of your online experience. This infographic takes a look at the five largest centers in America.
How large is large? The smallest data center in the list is a little over 5 times the size of the average Wal-Mart super store. The largest is around 11 times larger than your average Wal-Mart and is powered by 50 diesel generators.
Hit up the link below for a high-res version of the infographic.
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- Published 11/10/11