Archinect - News 2017-09-26T08:59:50-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/44887145/london-data-center-geeks-will-live-in-pods-to-dodge-olympic-traffic London Data Center Geeks Will Live in Pods to Dodge Olympic Traffic Archinect 2012-04-13T19:01:00-04:00 >2012-04-17T14:54:40-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8b/8b71163e83742a2e9f4de8f878396c7a?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8b/8b71163e83742a2e9f4de8f878396c7a?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8b/8b71163e83742a2e9f4de8f878396c7a?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8b/8b71163e83742a2e9f4de8f878396c7a?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Staffers at some London data centers won&rsquo;t be burdened with long commutes when the 2012 Olympics roll into town this summer and jam up city streets. Instead, they&rsquo;ll have futuristic sleeping pods to crash in so they can never leave work. In the past month, a London company called PodTime has sold 19 pods at &pound;1,375 ($2,190) a pop to three collocation facilities, including a data center operated by Interxion, says Jon Gray, the founder of the 1-year-old company.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>