Author: Sam Colbran

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Day 2: Equinix

On the 29th of September, myself and the Startup Catalyst crew visited the Silicon Valley Equinix data centres. The data centres were huge, monolithic cubes with no windows, signage or banners. We approached what appeared to be an entrance and started looking around for signs of life. After a few moments of us standing around awkwardly, the front doors mysteriously swung open slowly, as if in a horror movie, presenting us with a dark, empty hallway. A security guard walked into view and directed us to the correct data centre. From there, we were greeted by security personel who escorted...