Datacentres sail the high seas on cruise ship

Datacentres sail the high seas on cruise ship

Summary: The Celebrity Equinox cruise ship has three datacentres serving 17 decks, 1,600 Mac Minis and up to 2,852 passengers


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  • Back-end system with Xserve hardware

    The back-end of the cabin TV and entertainment system, which is housed in the third datacentre, consists of Apple's now-discontinued Xserve hardware, shown above.

    Photo credit: Joachim Kaufmann/ZDNet Germany

  • Celebrity Equinox's bridge

    Many IT-based systems are also in use on the Celebrity Equinox's bridge, shown here. But for safety and security reasons all the ship's navigation and control systems are kept physically separate from the facilities that fall under de Lange's remit.

    Photo credit: Joachim Kaufmann/ZDNet Germany

    This story originally appeared as IT- und TK-Systeme auf der Celebrity Equinox on ZDNet Germany.

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