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Raised floors are commonly used to manage wiring and channel cool air ducts directly to server arrays.
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Ceiling tiles removed for maintenance reveal various conduit—both fiber cabling and utility lines.
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Build-out begins on a floor that will become colocated space.
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A network operations center (NOC) where a facility is monitored and controlled
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Security guards in the lobby of 60 Hudson Street, originally built as Western Union's headquarters in 1930
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In a sub-basement, redundant utility equipment and diesel fuel are stored for disaster recovery.
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Fiber-optic cables enter and exit carrier hotels through underground vaults. Some of these cables run local connections, others are on their way to eventually cross the Atlantic.