Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 10th Sep 2012 16:20 UTC, submitted by MOS6510
Google "Google calls itself one of the world's largest hardware makers. For the past 10 years, the web giant has designed much of the gear driving the massive data centers that underpin its web empire, but it treats the particulars of this hardware operation as the most important of trade secrets. That's why the Pluto Switch is so intriguing." It's easy to forget large web companies like Google actually design and build their own hardware.
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Wait, what now?
by BallmerKnowsBest on Wed 12th Sep 2012 15:31 UTC
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Google calls itself one of the world's largest hardware makers.


But... but... but... I thought that Google was an "OMG advertising company OMG". I trusted you, Tony Swash, I TRUSTED YOU!!!

P.S.
I like to think that this "mystery switch" is actually some BOFH scheme to stick old gear in a new case, and sell it for $$$ as some kind s00p3r s3kr1t Google custom hardware.

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