So what have data centres ever done for us?

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    Tuesday27Aug 2013
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    Our paper reveals how data centres enable and power service economies in the way that heavy industry used to power manufacturing economies.

Data centres are relatively new additions to our urban landscape. Hidden behind fences in boring looking buildings they often go unnoticed and it is easy to dismiss them. In reality, data centres are a fundamental – but unrecognised - part of our critical national infrastructure. Data centres underpin an incredible range of activities across government, business and society and are now part of our lives whether we like it or not.

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