In pictures: Mondo datacentres

Think you have to manage a lot of IT gear? These massive facilities - each at least 100,000 square feet and most much larger than that - house thousands of servers and process millions of documents, images and videos every day.

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DFT's CH1 data center - Elk Grove Village, Ill.

Data center developer DFT’s largest data center, located near the Chicago O’Hare airport, spreads out over one story and 485,000 square feet, and uses up to 36.4 megawatts of power. Back-up systems include two 500,000 gallon tanks that can provide up to 22 minutes of full-load operation for cooling and four 50,000 gallon storage tanks for diesel. There are 16 centrifugal chillers for cooling, with 1,150-ton capacity in each.

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