Hats off to Intel! I am a big fan of lessons learned.....why not share the knowledge gained and let others benefit from it?!
Intel published a white paper titled Transforming a Global Data Center Environment and it is an excellent read. I of course could comment on placing three of their strategic data center hubs ALL on the west coast....but I won't. :)
It is interesting to read the story of their transformation, what it took to accomplish it and the data behind it. Well worth a read -- check it out here