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The New Greening: Converting Unused Buildings into Data Centers

Want to know a new trend in environmentally-friendly IT? Recycling unused or abandoned buildings by converting them into data centers.

It isn’t always easy to convert an older or unused building into a data center, however. To make sure a building has the makings of an effective data center, you need to take several factors into account. For example, the building you choose should be able to be cooled and powered efficiently, as well as offer additional room for expansion – ultimately making the conversion a cost-effective decision for your company. Let’s take a look at four examples of buildings that have been successfully converted into data centers.
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