Cloud and the new industrialisation of IT – The Google Data Center

For many the following video will be unsurprising – it’s just a tour of another data-centre (albeit a famous one). Yet it demonstrates the sheer physicality of the cloud. We can pretend the internet is something “out there” but these industrial buildings hidden around the world, with their pipework and power distribution systems are reminiscent of any factory producing any physical product.

The Google Data Center – YouTube.

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