Melbourne’s famed Palm Springs data centre was built on the site of a Victorian estate and it remains the largest data centre in the world.

It houses the global market for financial data and provides financial advisors, insurance brokers, and corporate clients with an efficient and cost-effective way to access financial data.

But what does the data centre actually look like?

This week we explore the history of the Palm Springs Data Centre and the architecture of the data warehouse, with special attention to the architecture’s connection to the Victorian city of Melbourne.