Take a Google Data Center Tour in 360° Virtual Reality Video
Google has become a household name for the past 10 years, permeating our everyday lives (except if you live in China then you will be permeated by Baidu), and today’s applications are generating more and more data all the time. Products and services on Google Cloud Platform help people collect, ingest, and analyze data like never before.
As Google continues to position its Google Cloud Platform for enterprise use, three key aspects are leading the company’s future investment in the platform: Data centers, security, and container technology.
Take A Virtual Tour Inside of Google’s Secretive Data Center
For the past 10 years, Google have been building some of the most efficient data centers in the world. See how they do it and how other data center operators can increase efficiency as well. Through long-term contracts with renewable energy producers, Google is also investing in a future of cleaner energy for all.
With the latest virtual reality technology, we no longer require an entire news crew to capture journalism around the world. Immersive journalism is the future of news report and truth.
Here’s a 360 video brought to you by the Google Cloud Platform team. Take a 360 video look and Learn about the massive scale, the incredible attention to security and privacy, and the amazing efforts to make the data center extremely efficient and green.
From the networking room to the cooling towers outside of the facility, viewers can explore the various areas of a Google data center in this guided 360 degree video tour. Learn more about what you’re viewing in Street View above, and see some of their equipment live in action.
The data center are staffed with full-time Information Security Team that maintains the company’s perimeter defense to physically protect the sites at all times…. except that the security guy in blue in this 360 video is extremely creepy.
Simple Guide on How To Watch and Interact W/ YouTube 360 Degree Video
YouTube supports playback of 360 videos from the latest version of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Opera browsers. Safari is not supported.
From mobile and tablets
To watch and interact with YouTube 360 videos, be sure to you have updated your device with the latest version of the app. For viewing YouTube videos, you will want to copy the video title name. Then open the YouTube app, and paste into the search box.
For an immersive experience, you can watch 360 degree videos with Cardboard via the YouTube app. Once the 360 video is launched, simply click the Cardboard icon on the lower right corner and insert phone into the Cardboard.
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Google understand that security measure is a must in this amazing data center, learn more about how Google keeps our data safe with extensive security features both in and outside their data centers.
Google operate data centers throughout the world. The America centers are located in South Carolina, Iowa, Georgia, Alabama, N. Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Chile, and Oregon. In Asia, the data center are located in Taiwan and Singapore. In Europe, the data centers are located in Ireland, Netherlands, Belgium, and Finland.
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