Water Tank Just the Latest in Unique Data Center Design

By Michael
October 27, 2010

Increased interest in greening data centers have led some organizations down some unusual paths. One such path was followed by the city of Altamonte Springs, Fla. when it decided to build its data center in an abandoned water tank. The dome-shaped tank, which once held 770,000 gallons of water, was chosen for its ability to protect the center from hurricanes–its concrete walls are eight inches thick–and proximity to city hall.

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  1. 770k gallons sure is big. I’m glad that everything has improved. Maybe you can show us pictures of this dome-shaped tank you’re talking about.

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