Claire Broadley: The World’s Most Creative (and Bizarre) Data Centers

Jump Directly to Infographic: Go directly to The World's Most Creative (and Bizarre) Data Centers!When we think of data centers, we tend to think of large, open rooms full of featureless racks. But many data centers break the mold and utilize truly creative designs, layouts, and locations.

These unusual data centers are not vanity projects, but creative responses to some of the challenges that technology has presented.

As concerns about information security and continuity grow, businesses need data centers to be increasingly resilient against physical attacks and natural disasters. That has led to some data centers being housed in unusual locations, making the best use of the natural environment to shore up their security.