Data centres need to be secure, temperature controlled, spacious, redundant, reliable – nothing sexy. But that doesn't mean they can't be. Here are a few that rise above the crowd and take advantage of the possibilities.
Clumeq, Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
Housed inside a renovated Van der Graaf particle accelerator facility used for atomic research. Data gear is distributed over three circular floors totalling 2,700 square feet.